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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...

  • The Bombing of GHQ, Boulogne, May 1940

    The Bombing of GHQ, Boulogne, May 1940

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940-05-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 215

    Image: A moon-lit view of the seafront in Boulogne. Smoke is billowing from an overturned vehicle to the right and a crowd has gathered around a body on the floor. There is a bandstand to the left with some bodies lying around its base. Two men carry a...

  • Gheluvelt Village: German Front Line

    Gheluvelt Village: German Front Line

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1156

    image: a view across a battle scarred Western Front landscape near Gheluveldt in Flanders. Broken ground, barbed wire and a flooded shell hole dominate the foreground, with bare tree stumps and the remains of a small building along the horizon line. Dark...

  • The Field of Passchendaele

    The Field of Passchendaele

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul

    Art.IWM ART 1150

    Image: a battle scarred Western Front landscape near Passchendaele in Flanders. A large water-filled shell hole dominates the foreground, with two dead soldiers lying nearby on the left. Beyond them is the entrance to a dugout, a small bomb damaged brick...

  • Crashed Aeroplane

    Crashed Aeroplane

    (art) Made by: Sargent, John Singer 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1610

    Image: a view over fields with a crashed aircraft in the background. In the foreground two labourers gather the crop into bundles. The woman ties the sheaf, while the man works with a long handled scythe. They are both bent over their work, unheeding the...

  • A Garden At Mametz

    A Garden At Mametz

    (art) Made by: Handley-Read, Edward

    Art.IWM ART 183

    Image: a view across a severely bomb damaged village garden. In the foreground is a narrow trench or gully, with a ruined building to the left. The ground is a mess of rubble, with a few bare tree stumps.

  • A Wrecked Sugar Refinery

    A Wrecked Sugar Refinery

    (art) Made by: Sargent, John Singer 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1612

    Image: a view of a heavily bomb damaged sugar refinery that has been reduced to a pile of collapsed and twisted metal and wood.

  • Sunset: Ruin of the Hospice, Wytschaete

    Sunset: Ruin of the Hospice, Wytschaete

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul

    Art.IWM ART 1147

    Image: the ruins of a building that has been completely destroyed. There are a number of graves in the foreground marked by small wooden crosses in the ground. These reflect the burnt trees standing amongst the ruins, and more trees in the background....

  • A Town Destroyed, Poplar

    A Town Destroyed, Poplar

    (art) Made by: Minton, John

    Art.IWM ART 15910

    image: A view from an elevated position across the bomb damaged buildings of Poplar in East London. In the foreground is a tall roofless, shattered building that demonstrates the effects of aerial bombing. Further heavily damaged buildings are visible on...

  • The Landscape, Hill 60

    The Landscape, Hill 60

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1155

    Image: a battle scarred landscape with a small lake surrounded by hills. The water has been disturbed by multiple hits and smoke rises from explosions. A few biplanes are engaged in a dogfight in the sky above.

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