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  • THE BRITISH ARMY ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE BRITISH ARMY ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1916-06

    Q 687

    The clock removed from its case by the Germans before evacuating the Chateau; June 1916. Location unknown.

  • Britain's Battle for Freedom

    Britain's Battle for Freedom

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 5093

    whole: the title is positioned above centre, in white outlined black. The text is positioned above and below, in black and in white. All set against a grey background. image: text only. text: Help to end the War by enlisting in the gallant British Army,...

  • Tous Ensemble, pour une Seule Victoire [All Together, for a Single Victory]

    Tous Ensemble, pour une Seule Victoire [All Together, for a Single Victory]

    (posters) Made by: Unknown

    Art.IWM PST 15707

    whole: the image occupies the whole. The title and text are integrated and placed along the top edge and in the lower half, in black and in white. image: a depiction of a tank driving over barbed wire fencing. The tank's wheels are covered with the...

  • Towers of Ypres from the Prison

    Towers of Ypres from the Prison

    (art) Made by: Handley-Read, Edward

    Art.IWM ART 182

    image: a view across the bomb damaged remains of Ypres in Belgium. The heavily damaged towers of the famous Cloth Hall rise up behind the dark roofs of the surrounding houses.

  • Explosion of Mine in front of Ploegsteert Wood, June 1915

    Explosion of Mine in front of Ploegsteert Wood, June 1915

    (art) Made by: Rose, Geoffrey K 1915-06

    Art.IWM ART 4803

    image: a sketch of a mine exploding, sending a large cloud of earth skywards. A cheval de frise is on the ground to the right.

  • A Tree-stump

    A Tree-stump

    (art) Made by: Kennington, Eric Henri 1919

    Art.IWM ART 5052

    image: a damaged tree stump fills the centre of the composition, a few clumps of grass and poppies growing in the ground immediately surrounding it. Behind the landscape appears featureless.

  • A BRCS Motor Driver

    A BRCS Motor Driver

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3269

    image: a three quarter length portrait of a British Red Cross motor ambulance driver, standing directly in front of his vehicle. He wears BRCS uniform, with BRC insignia on his lower left arm, the rank of Sergeant on his upper arms and red cross markings...

  • Why Britain is at War

    Why Britain is at War

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined) 1914-12

    Art.IWM PST 0948

    whole: the title is placed across the top, with the arranged over the remainder, in black against a plain white background. A small image is positioned by the left edge. image: a British soldier stands facing right with his rifle shouldered. text: WHY...

  • Le Foyer du Soldat [Soldiers’ Hostels]

    Le Foyer du Soldat [Soldiers’ Hostels]

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 12674

    whole: the title and text occupy the centre and lower centre, in black, with the image forming a decorative border. All set against a white background. image: two classical columns supporting a heavily decorated architrave. The flags of the Allied...

  • Webley .455 Mark 6 (VI military)

    Webley .455 Mark 6 (VI military)

    (Weapons and ammunition) Made by: P Webley & Son, Birmingham England 1915

    FIR 55

    The Webley Mk VI was adopted for service in 1915; the last of a series of .455 inch calibre Webley revolvers which were the standard issue pistols of the British Army from 1887 onwards. They were robust and powerful weapons, which gave excellent service...

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