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  • The Arrival of the First Guns on the Carso Front, Italy, 1916

    The Arrival of the First Guns on the Carso Front, Italy, 1916

    (art) Made by: Lipscombe, Guy 1917

    Art.IWM ART 1856

    image: A line of British artillery waggons travelling along an Italian road. They pass a group of Italian soldiers walking along the road; the troops wave and cheer to each other. Behind the convoy are two large badly bombed buildings, one with a tall...

  • A Gun At Thélus

    A Gun At Thélus

    (art) Made by: John, Augustus E

    Art.IWM ART 3997

    image: a British artillery position, with one heavy gun and two gunners shrouded by camouflage netting suspended from thin poles. The gun is protected by a wall of sandbags and a large number of shells are lined up in the foreground.

  • A Twelve-inch Gun

    A Twelve-inch Gun

    (art) Made by: Henderson, Keith 1917

    Art.IWM ART 243

    image: a view of a huge British 12-inch heavy gun in an artillery emplacement. The gun's barrel runs across the upper part of the composition and is painted with a camouflage scheme. Two metal platforms linked by a ladder are attached to the side of...

  • Firing a 9.2 Gun

    Firing a 9.2 Gun

    (art) Made by: Ravilious, Eric 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1585

    image: a gun position set on a hillside. A group of figures stand on the right, behind the camouflaged structure that houses the gun. There are enormous yellow flames billowing into the air from the nose of the gun. Delicate white flowers lie in the...

  • Fortified Islands in the Bristol Channel: 2" Naval UP Projector on an earlier fortification

    Fortified Islands in the Bristol Channel: 2" Naval UP Projector on an earlier fortification

    (art) Made by: Howard-Jones, Ray 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3527

    image: A Naval UP Projector standing on top of an old fortification. The gun is manned by two uniformed figures, one on either side. In the foreground there are two sets of steps: one leading up to the soldiers and the second leading down to a doorway in...

  • Fortified Islands in the Bristol Channel: 6" Naval gun emplacement, Gallipoli Gun, Steepholm

    Fortified Islands in the Bristol Channel: 6" Naval gun emplacement, Gallipoli Gun, Steepholm

    (art) Made by: Howard-Jones, Ray 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3525

    image: A covered gun emplacement looking out over water with a figure standing behind.

  • Somme

    Somme

    (art) Made by: Lawson, Cecil Constant Philip

    Art.IWM ART 5883

    image: Two sets of British soldiers on horseback pull field guns and limbers along a track from left to right through a bomb damaged wood on the Somme. In the right foreground are two graves marked with crosses, next to a water-filled shell hole to the...

  • The Beach at Courseulles : 1944

    The Beach at Courseulles : 1944

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 5795

    image: a small camp near the beach with a group of soldiers gathering near a shelter, the sea in the background. In the foreground two soldiers are manning a field gun. Far right, a second gun emplacement can be seen near the sea. The sky is filled by...

  • Firing on the Ranges

    Firing on the Ranges

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 130

    image: Three British officers chat to each other in the foreground. In the background a soldier stands with his arm in the air, signaling for a field gun to be fired.

  • On a Fortified Island in the Firth of Forth: Gunners

    On a Fortified Island in the Firth of Forth: Gunners

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1273

    image: For gunners stand together chatting, in front of a big gun emplacement. Another soldier walks across the background.

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