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  • The Road to Arras: Looking across the Arras Road, Mt St Eloi and the Vimy Ridge

    The Road to Arras: Looking across the Arras Road, Mt St Eloi and the Vimy Ridge

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 3014

    Image: a view of the Arras road with a column of British infantry marching from the left of the composition. The road is bordered by ridges on either side, with the entrances of several dug-outs on the far side. The tower of the old abbey of Mont-Saint-...

  • Boxers

    Boxers

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William

    Art.IWM ART 5255 c

    image: an image of two boxers in small pants, ankle boots and gloves. One has his back to the viewer, and is just delivering a heavy punch to the other's head.

  • War Paintings and Drawings Executed on the Western Front by Major William Orpen

    War Paintings and Drawings Executed on the Western Front by Major William Orpen

    (posters) Made by: Orpen, William (Undefined) 1918

    Art.IWM PST 8549

    whole: the image is positioned in the lower two-thirds, held within a narrow black border. The title and text are separate and placed in the upper third and lower third, in black. All set against a white background. image: a full-length depiction of four...

  • Peace

    Peace

    (posters) Made by: Orpen, William (Undefined) 1919-06-29

    Art.IWM PST 12971

    whole: the image is positioned in the lower two-thirds, held within a narrow black border. The title is integrated and positioned in the centre, in black. The text is partially integrated and positioned in the upper half, in black. All set against a...

  • Appeal for Artist's General Benevolent Institution, 1928-1929

    Appeal for Artist's General Benevolent Institution, 1928-1929

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William

    Art.IWM ART 5255 b

    image: an appeal in the form of a letter illustrated with a caricature of Orpen as a begging street artist. The figure sits slumped against a wall, holding out a cap in his right hand. There are two flower paintings leaning against the wall either side...

  • Mont St Eloi. Troops Marching to Arras

    Mont St Eloi. Troops Marching to Arras

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 3036

    image: a view over the surrounding landscape to Mont-Saint-Eloi. The church spire lies in the centre of the composition, and to the right before the trees are clusters of bell tents.

  • "Kamarad"

    "Kamarad"

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 16587 2

    image: a sketch of the head of an unshaven German prisoner of war, his left hand held palm out towards the viewer, a speech bubble with the word 'KAMARAD' to the right of the image. There is a small sketch of a horse and another of a nurse...

  • "Headquarters" - A Caricature of Gordon Brinley Richards

    "Headquarters" - A Caricature of Gordon Brinley Richards

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William

    Art.IWM ART 6160

    image: a half-length caricature of Gordon Brinley Richards in uniform, his head hanging forward shown in profile and mouth agape.

  • An Officer

    An Officer

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William

    Art.IWM ART 5255 d

    image: a full length depiction of a British Army officer in full uniform, including peaked cap. He stands in a slightly awkward position, with his right leg straight and his left leg slightly bent at the knee.

  • Major J B McCudden, VC, DSO, MC, MM

    Major J B McCudden, VC, DSO, MC, MM

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1918

    Art.IWM ART 2979

    image: A half length portrait of McCudden in uniform sitting in a wooden armchair.

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