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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...

  • 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.

  • '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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A Wrecked Tank

    A Wrecked Tank

    (art) Made by: Sargent, John Singer 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1613

    Image: the bare shell of a tank sits in the foreground, reduced to little more than a few pieces of rusting metal. It lies alongside a road, with a truck driving in the distance. To the left is a lake or part of a river.

  • The Gates of a Château, Ransart

    The Gates of a Château, Ransart

    (art) Made by: Sargent, John Singer 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1615

    Image: a view of the damaged white metal gates of a château in Ransart in northern France. The gates are hinged on the château's outer wall and a few horses are visible behind them.

  • A Tarpaulin over a Dug-out, Ransart

    A Tarpaulin over a Dug-out, Ransart

    (art) Made by: Sargent, John Singer 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1616

    Image: a large tarpaulin covers over one side of a dugout, built into the side of an earthen mound. The dugout is assembled from wood and corrugated iron and is heavily damaged.

  • 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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