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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...

  • Two Funnelled Royal Navy Ships from the Starbord Quarter

    Two Funnelled Royal Navy Ships from the Starbord Quarter

    (art) Made by: Herbert, P 1960

    Art.IWM ART LD 6681

    image: A Royal Navy river gunboat moored alongside a riverbank. There appears to be another vessel behind the first ship, which is shown starboard side on.

  • 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...

  • 'Oh I was Very Lucky', London, 1944

    'Oh I was Very Lucky', London, 1944

    (art) Made by: Thornycroft, Priscilla (Artist) 1979

    Art.IWM ART 17476

    This darkly humorous image provides a startling counterpoint to the official art of the Second World War. Thornycroft did not have a commission or even a permit to draw the scenes she observed around her Camden Town home. This painting was made decades...

  • Runaway Horse in an Air-raid alarm, London, Autumn 1939

    Runaway Horse in an Air-raid alarm, London, Autumn 1939

    (art) Made by: Thornycroft, Priscilla (Artist) 1955

    Art.IWM ART 17474

    image: a black horse falls in the gutter as it impales itself on some twisted railings. The horse bears its teeth as blood pours from its throat. In the background is a view along an empty London street.

  • Convoy from Malta

    Convoy from Malta

    (art) Made by: Hailstone, Bernard 1944

    Art.IWM ART 16759

    image: A view of the port of Augusta, in Sicily, with a convoy sailing through the neck of the harbour. The rural coastal landscape is visible in the foreground, with a few large buildings towards the middle of the composition. The continuing coastline...

  • Leaving for North Sea Patrol : Dawn

    Leaving for North Sea Patrol : Dawn

    (art) Made by: Henderson, Keith 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 663

    image: a Lockheed Hudson flying over green countryside in the early morning.

  • Albert

    Albert

    (art) Made by: Lawson, Cecil Constant Philip

    Art.IWM ART 5928

    image: A large column of horse-drawn British carts move along a road through the French town of Albert. The road is muddy, the landscape is bare and the buildings in the background have been badly damaged by artillery fire.

  • Street Incident, Londonderry

    Street Incident, Londonderry

    (art) Made by: Maccabe, Gladys 1973

    Art.IWM ART MW(A) 43

    image: A crowd of civilians, including children, stand in a street overlooked by a British soldier, who stands in the immediate foreground to the left. There are houses in the background and to the left.

  • The Wreck of the Tirpitz, June 1945

    The Wreck of the Tirpitz, June 1945

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5441

    image: The remains of the German battleship 'Tirpitz', lying on her side in the waters of Tromso Fjord, Norway.

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