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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...

  • Riding into Barmouth

    Riding into Barmouth

    (art) Made by: Adshead, Mary 1941

    Art.IWM ART 16837

    image: Four British soldiers wearing uniform, including steel helmets camouflaged with leafy twigs, ride bicycles down a steep street into the town of Barmouth. A few civilians watch them from the doorways of buildings.

  • Ravenna: Royal Engineers' working party collecting material for bridge repairs and road making at the Porta Cybo

    Ravenna: Royal Engineers' working party collecting material for bridge repairs and road making at the Porta Cybo

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 4967

    Image: remains of a large gateway surrounded by debris from bombed buildings with soldiers moving among the piles of masonry, watched by a single female figure standing centre right.

  • Refugees at Udine, 1945

    Refugees at Udine, 1945

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5210

    Image: elevated view of the compound of a refugee camp, with refugees standing in a large group and a priest standing centre

  • '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...

  • 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 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-...

  • Menelik's Palace : The Old Gebbi. On the right is the Emperor Haile Selassie's former study.

    Menelik's Palace : The Old Gebbi. On the right is the Emperor Haile Selassie's former study.

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward

    Art.IWM ART LD 1801

    Image: a view across the rooftops of Menelik's Palace, the Old Gebbi, the one time residence of Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie. The view is seen from a balcony of the building on a rainy day, with Selassie's former study and the balcony...

  • Destroyed Bridge, Carpathian Mountains, Roumanian Front

    Destroyed Bridge, Carpathian Mountains, Roumanian Front

    (art) Made by: Kemeny, Kalman 1917

    Art.IWM ART 6249

    image: A view of a destroyed bridge over a river that has split in the middle so that it has collapsed into the valley floor. There appears to be another footbridge beyond it. The weather conditions are wintry, with the landscape largely snow covered.

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