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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Near Albert

    Near Albert

    (art) Made by: Lawson, Cecil Constant Philip

    Art.IWM ART 5882

    image: A column of British soldiers on horseback move along a road, viewed from lower ground and so silhouetted against the sky. There is a large water-filled shellhole in the foreground that is bridged by a duckboard track.

  • 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.

  • Berry au Bac

    Berry au Bac

    (art) Made by: Lawson, Cecil Constant Philip

    Art.IWM ART 5893

    image: A view across the heavily bomb damaged landscape of the French town of Berry-au-Bac. A shell of a building and a few bare tree stumps within churned up soil is all that remains.

  • Caen : St Pierre

    Caen : St Pierre

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen 1944-08-07

    Art.IWM ART LD 4367

    image: two figures, one pushing a bike, the other walking a dog, make their way along a road cleared through mounds of rubble amongst the ruins of the town. Amongst the few walls left standing is the damaged church spire.