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  • German 'Planes Visiting Cassel

    German 'Planes Visiting Cassel

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2960

    image: A view over the countryside around Cassel. The landscape is covered in patchwork fields lined with trees. There is a clear blue sky above dotted with puffs of anti-aircraft fire towards the top of the composition.

  • Albert

    Albert

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1918

    Art.IWM ART 3024

    image: A heap of rubble lies in the foreground from the damaged building that frames the view. Beyond is a faint outline of a bombed church. Portions of the church have been blown away, and the figure of the Virgin and Child hangs perilously from the top...

  • 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-...

  • 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.

  • A Man Resting, near Arras. Mont St Eloi on the left, Vimy Ridge in the distance

    A Man Resting, near Arras. Mont St Eloi on the left, Vimy Ridge in the distance

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2990

    image: a young British infantryman in full kit lying asleep on the ground. He rests his head on his hands, his steel helmet on the ground near his head. Ruins can be seen on Mont St Eloi in the left background, with the high ground of Vimy Ridge just...

  • The Girls College, Péronne

    The Girls College, Péronne

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2980

    image: A view of the remains of the Girls College, Peronne. There is an archway (which appears in 'Adam and Eve at Peronne, IWM:ART 2981) and heap of rubble in the foreground, and beyond this several bomb-damaged houses.

  • The Warwickshires Entering Péronne, March 1917

    The Warwickshires Entering Péronne, March 1917

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917-03-01

    Art.IWM ART 2986

    image: the head of a column of British infantry appear from behind a wall in the right foreground marching into the bomb damaged town square at Peronne. All around the square stand the remains of bombed houses, with a dead horse lying in the immediate...

  • A House at Péronne

    A House at Péronne

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2997

    image: The remains of a shell-damaged house showing the rooms exposed by the force of the explosion. The floors sag under the weight of fallen rubble, and the ground is piled high with mounds of bricks.

  • Village: Evening

    Village: Evening

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2977

    image: A view of all that remains of a village on the front line. The buildings are shattered, and there is a large crater resembling a pong, in the centre of the composition. In the foreground there is the corpse of a German soldier, his teeth...

  • Ready To Start. Self Portrait, 1917

    Ready To Start. Self Portrait, 1917

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917-06-10

    Art.IWM ART 2380

    Image: A self portrait as a reflection in a mirror. The mirror is mounted next to a window overlooking a street. In the foreground is a table with a soda siphon, wine bottles, a glass, several books, and maps of France.

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