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  • Ruined Country: Old Battlefield, Vimy, near La Folie Wood

    Ruined Country: Old Battlefield, Vimy, near La Folie Wood

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 721

    image: a landscape looking over an old battlefield near Vimy in France. In the foreground the earth is carpeted with different coloured mosses and grass, heavily scarred from past shellfire. There are lines of skeletal-like trees beyond, and dramatic...

  • Mines and the Bapaume Road, La Boisselle

    Mines and the Bapaume Road, La Boisselle

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2962

    image: A view from the edge of a series of large mine craters blasted out of the chalky soil. The mines have formed circular hollows in the earth surrounded by a peaked ring of chalky soil.

  • The Big Crater

    The Big Crater

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 3001

    image: In the foreground there is a huge mine crater blown into the chalky soil. Beyond this a patches of sunlight stream down onto the green countryside of the Somme from a sky overcast with soft grey clouds.

  • Void of War

    Void of War

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 15514

    image: an angular, almost abstract depiction of a shell-pocked landscape and shattered trees. A duckboard angles its way across the landscape, and driving rain falls from a cloud in the top left corner of the composition.

  • Spring in the Trenches, Ridge Wood, 1917

    Spring in the Trenches, Ridge Wood, 1917

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1154

    image: Three British soldiers waiting in a trench. One stands leaning against the wall of the trench, another sits on a step resting one arm behind his head. The third stands up looking out over the broken landscape beyond. There are the remains of a...

  • Nightfall: Zillebeke District

    Nightfall: Zillebeke District

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul

    Art.IWM ART 1148

    image: a view across a devastated Western Front landscape towards Lake Zillebeke in Belgium. The scene is lit by moonlight that spreads in a white pattern across the sky. The path down to the lake is surrounded by the shattered trunks of trees. A working...

  • The Battlefield near Ypres; 'The Bluff'

    The Battlefield near Ypres; 'The Bluff'

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul

    Art.IWM ART 2490

    image: a view across a recent battlefield near Ypres in Flanders. In the foreground are trenches and barbed wire, with the bodies of dead soldiers. A bomb damaged bluff emerges from amongst shattered trees.

  • The Artist: Self Portrait

    The Artist: Self Portrait

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2993

    image: A head and shoulders self-portrait of the artist wearing a steel helmet and sheepskin jerkin. He stands before a battle-scarred landscape containing a grave, which is marked by a steel helmet placed on top of a rifle stuck into the earth. The sky...

  • The Advance

    The Advance

    (art) Made by: Adeney, W Bernard 1918

    Art.IWM ART 2707

    image: A tank moving over broken ground, the front raised high into the air, with a gun firing from the left hand side. Two soldiers stand on the right advancing with the tank.

  • Outside a Small Mine Crater, Bapaume Road

    Outside a Small Mine Crater, Bapaume Road

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2381

    image: A fresh grave covered in brown earth and marked with a wooden cross sited alongside a mine crater. The crater has been blasted out of the chalky ground and there are three large piles of chalk standing behind under a clear blue sky.

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