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  • Artillery Bunker

    Artillery Bunker

    (art) Made by: Sandle, Michael 1976

    Art.IWM ART 15185

    image: a view of a large concrete artillery bunker, a semi-circular slit in the front of the structure through which defenders would fire. The structure and the foreground suggests a state of decay and disrepair.

  • Untitled 1985 (Death and the Bulldozer)

    Untitled 1985 (Death and the Bulldozer)

    (art) Made by: Sandle, Michael 1985

    Art.IWM ART 16022

    image: a skeletal Death drives a bulldozer through the rubble, debris and detritus of war. Bricks, metal struts and tyres litter the ground and there is a flaming object on the right.

  • La Mort Sonnant le Glas audessus des Flandres

    La Mort Sonnant le Glas audessus des Flandres

    (art) Made by: de Bruycker, Jules

    Art.IWM ART 113

    image: a large skeletal figure of Death sits at the top of a cathedral, shaking a large bell with one hand and with a hanged man suspended beneath him. Death surveys a macabre scene, with columns of people carrying numerous coffins towards the entrance...

  • Relaxation in the Front Line

    Relaxation in the Front Line

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1220

    image: a group of British soldiers relax by fishing from the harbour wall at Dover, a small lighthouse immediately behind them. In the foreground, one man bends down to unhook a large fish he has just caught, the fish lying amongst an assortment of large...

  • Der Tod an der Towerbridge

    Der Tod an der Towerbridge

    (art) Made by: Heine, Thomas Theodor 1915

    Art.IWM ART 16207

    image: a boat on the Thames, with the tall cloaked figure of Death at the stern, passes under Tower Bridge. Death has the head of a skeleton. The bricked foot of one of the bridge's towers is in the immediate left foreground with the opposite tower...

  • Soissons [Soissons]

    Soissons [Soissons]

    (art) Made by: Bertin

    Art.IWM BUTE 131

    image: The west facade of a ruined gothic church in the late evening at Soissons. The two towers and open doorway surround an empty rose window which echoes the silvery moon appearing from behind the clouds to the right of the composition. Dark birds...

  • Courtrai [Courtrai]

    Courtrai [Courtrai]

    (art) Made by: Bertin

    Art.IWM BUTE 130

    image: The empty Grande Place at Courtrai in Belgium, at dusk. To the left of the composition stands an imposing church tower casting its shadow over the cobbled place. It is viewed from the front and towards the top a sundial is set into the facade....

  • Saint-Quentin [Saint-Quentin]

    Saint-Quentin [Saint-Quentin]

    (art) Made by: Bertin

    Art.IWM BUTE 152

    image: The front of the church at Saint-Quentin overlooking a square. To the left, part of the roof is damaged through bombardment. Immediately below, a demolished building stands only as a large pile of rubble and broken timbers leaning against the...

  • Montdidier - La Cathédrale [Montdidier Cathedral]

    Montdidier - La Cathédrale [Montdidier Cathedral]

    (art) Made by: Bertin

    Art.IWM BUTE 145

    image: The shattered remains of a gothic cathedral are at the centre of the composition. The entire upper part of the building has been shot away leaving only a ground floor shell. Facing the viewer is the main arched doorway and accompanying portals....

  • Noyon [Noyon]

    Noyon [Noyon]

    (art) Made by: Bertin

    Art.IWM BUTE 147

    image: A square in Noyon. To the left, a market cross surrounded by the rubble of demolished buildings. The latter forms the foreground of the composition. Behind a centrally placed ruined dwelling stands the heavily buttressed early gothic cathedral.