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  • Wire

    Wire

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul

    Art.IWM ART 2705

    Image: a devastated landscape, pocked with rain-filled shell-holes. A shattered tree stands to the right, the tree and the whole foreground dominated by a dense web of barbed wire. The sky is a dramatic contrast between white and purplish red coloured...

  • A Stretcher-bearer Rescuing a Man Who Has Been Buried Alive

    A Stretcher-bearer Rescuing a Man Who Has Been Buried Alive

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3628

    image: a British stretcher-bearer, standing to the left, grasps the hand of a man who has been buried alive. Apart from his hand, the man is completely concealed underneath the dead bodies of two German infantrymen and various debris. They are in...

  • The Quay at Dunkirk

    The Quay at Dunkirk

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 176

    image: View of the burning quayside at Dunkirk with soldiers entering an underground shelter. Bomb craters to left of composition

  • Moulin sous Touvent - 19 Mars 1917

    Moulin sous Touvent - 19 Mars 1917

    (art) Made by: Charavel, Paul 1917

    Art.IWM ART 16391

    image: a view of the bomb damaged French village of Moulin-sous-Touvent. The remains of a church dominate the horizon line, the surrounding area just a mass of rubble and debris. A single figure walks along the road in front of the church, the top of...

  • Shelter Experiments, near Woburn, Bedfordshire

    Shelter Experiments, near Woburn, Bedfordshire

    (art) Made by: Piper, John

    Art.IWM ART LD 3860

    image: a view across a depopulated rural landscape where bomb shelter experiments have been conducted. Two domed igloo- like concrete structures stand in the foreground, one largely intact, the other largely destroyed. Further back is a shattered brick...

  • Shelter Experiments, near Woburn, Bedfordshire

    Shelter Experiments, near Woburn, Bedfordshire

    (art) Made by: Piper, John 1943-04-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 3859

    image: a number of small experimental concrete air raid shelters arranged in a circle in flat countryside. A large shell hole filled with water is visible in the foreground, while a low sun hovers above in a heavy, grey sky, characteristic of Piper. A...

  • Der Weltbrand [The World Fire]

    Der Weltbrand [The World Fire]

    (posters) Made by: Henninger, Eugen and Otto (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 7884

    whole: the text occupies the majority, in red and in blue, and is set against a white background. The text is held within a green border in which a number of images are positioned. image: the main image features a battle in a burning city, and is split...

  • Mères Françaises [Mothers of France]

    Mères Françaises [Mothers of France]

    (posters) Made by: Lesbounit (Undefined) 1917-06

    Art.IWM PST 2775

    whole: the background image occupies the whole and is overlaid with two separate images: one is positioned centre right and held within an oval border of laurel leaves bound with red, white and blue ribbons, the other is positioned upper left and...

  • The Tirpitz

    The Tirpitz

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 5448

    image: The remains of the German battleship 'Tirpitz', lying on her side in the waters of Tromso Fjord, Norway.

  • Comité Américain pour les Régions Dévastées de France [American Committee for the Devastated Regions of France]

    Comité Américain pour les Régions Dévastées de France [American Committee for the Devastated Regions of France]

    (posters) Made by: Capon, Georges (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 11059

    whole: the image occupies the majority, held within a black border. The title is separate and positioned across the bottom edge, in red against a yellow background, and held within a black border. image: a large American 'Stars and Stripes'...

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