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  • The Dance of Death - Death Intoxicated

    The Dance of Death - Death Intoxicated

    (art) Made by: Smith, Percy Delf

    Art.IWM ART 16640 (7)

    image: the scene of a battle showing a British infantryman wearing a gas mask, poised to bayonet a German soldier emerging from a trench on the left of the composition. The German is unarmed and has his back to his assailant. Death, personified as a...

  • The First Field Dressing

    The First Field Dressing

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3634

    image: a British soldier dresses a wound on his left leg just above the ankle. He sits on the ground with a dead or wounded German infantryman beside him, along with a gas mask, a stick grenade, a knapsack, a water bottle and the package of his field...

  • Blood and Iron

    Blood and Iron

    (art) Made by: Butler, Charles Ernest 1916

    Art.IWM ART 6492

    image: In the foreground Christ nurses a dying woman who holds a child. Above them is Kaiser Wilhelm seated on horseback with the Angel of Death at his shoulder. There are German troops behing him. The Kaiser has a haunted but defiant expression, immune...

  • Cemetery in Plugstreet Wood, May 1915

    Cemetery in Plugstreet Wood, May 1915

    (art) Made by: Rose, Geoffrey K 1915-05

    Art.IWM ART 4786

    image: a view of several graves marked with wooden crosses and plaques in Ploegsteert Wood. A duckboard path runs across the wood in the middle ground.

  • German Sick, Captured at Messines

    German Sick, Captured at Messines

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2974

    image: a line drawing of German sick and wounded prisoners of war outside a row of large canvas tents. Several men sit on a bench, while the majority lie on the ground. Some have bandaged wounds, some seem to be sleeping, and others playing cards. There...

  • Gheluvelt Village: German Front Line

    Gheluvelt Village: German Front Line

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1156

    image: a view across a battle scarred Western Front landscape near Gheluveldt in Flanders. Broken ground, barbed wire and a flooded shell hole dominate the foreground, with bare tree stumps and the remains of a small building along the horizon line. Dark...

  • Sick Parade: British Labour Corps, Indian Troops, Chinese Labour Corps. and German Prisoners of War, Menin Road Aid Post Ypres, 1919

    Sick Parade: British Labour Corps, Indian Troops, Chinese Labour Corps. and German Prisoners of War, Menin Road Aid Post Ypres, 1919

    (art) Made by: Mackey, Haydn Reynolds

    Art.IWM ART 3781

    image: The interior of an aid post on the Menin Road near Ypres in Belgium. A doctor stands by a table covered in medical supplies with a British soldier lying on a stretcher by his feet. On the right hand side is a parade of sick men, comprising an...

  • New Zealanders at Messines Ridge, 1917

    New Zealanders at Messines Ridge, 1917

    (art) Made by: Wright, Seppings 1917

    Art.IWM ART 199

    image: New Zealand infantrymen launch an attack on Messines Ridge. Numerous men are shown rushing a German trench, with further men moving rapidly up the ridge in the distance. The men in the foreground are fully armed for an assault, holding rifles,...

  • Graves in Ploegsteert Wood, May 1915

    Graves in Ploegsteert Wood, May 1915

    (art) Made by: Rose, Geoffrey K 1915-05

    Art.IWM ART 4780

    image: a view of several graves marked with wooden crosses and plaques in Ploegsteert Wood. A duckboard path runs across the wood in the middle ground.

  • A Stretcher-bearer Rescuing a Man Who Has Been Buried Alive

    A Stretcher-bearer Rescuing a Man Who Has Been Buried Alive

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3628

    image: a British stretcher-bearer, standing to the left, grasps the hand of a man who has been buried alive. Apart from his hand, the man is completely concealed underneath the dead bodies of two German infantrymen and various debris. They are in...

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