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  • To the Unknown British Soldier in France

    To the Unknown British Soldier in France

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William

    Art.IWM ART 4438

    image: A coffin holding the remains of an unknown soldier, draped in the Union flag, lies at the bottom of the composition. The coffin lies in state in a richly decorated marble hall directly beneath a chandelier. There is a dark hallway in the centre...

  • 'Over The Top'. 1st Artists' Rifles at Marcoing, 30th December 1917

    'Over The Top'. 1st Artists' Rifles at Marcoing, 30th December 1917

    (art) Made by: Nash, John 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1656

    image: a landscape in the snow. On the left, a red earth trench lined with duckboards stretches away from the viewer. A group of soldiers clamber from the trench, going 'over the top'. Two lie dead in the trench and another has fallen lying...

  • Youth Mourning

    Youth Mourning

    (art) Made by: Clausen, George 1916

    Art.IWM ART 4655

    image: A naked young woman, personifying Youth, kneels in a grief-stricken attitude before a wooden cross marking a grave. In the distance are the flooded craters of a battlefield.

  • THE GERMAN BOMBING CAMPAIGN AGAINST ENGLAND, 1915-1918

    THE GERMAN BOMBING CAMPAIGN AGAINST ENGLAND, 1915-1918

    (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer 1915-01-19

    Q 53585

    Damage to buildings in Albert Street, King's Lynn caused the Zeppelin raid by Kapitanleutnant von Platen-Hallermund, 19 January 1915.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE, 1950-1969

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE, 1950-1969

    part of "MINISTRY OF DEFENCE ROYAL AIR FORCE POST 1945 OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Air Ministry, Photographic and Reproductions Branch (Photographer)

    RAF-T 5117

    The State Funeral of Sir Winston Churchill KG. The coffin, bourne on a gun carriage pulled by a detachment from the Royal Navy, escorted by officers of the RAF moves up Whitehall, London and passes the Cenotaph heading towards Trafalgar Square. Crowds...

  • Evening, After A Push

    Evening, After A Push

    (art) Made by: Gill, Colin U 1919

    Art.IWM ART 1210

    image: The original line, which the advancing army leaves behind in its forward movement, remains desolate and encumbered with the debris of battle. A dead German soldier lies at the foot of a smashed tree trunk while British soldiers holding rifles...

  • THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

    THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1916-09

    Q 1055

    View of the battlefield at La Boisselle in September 1916 showing the Cross erected to several members of the 34th Division, who were killed in action on 1st July, 1916. This Cross was 20 yard to the left of the roadway on the hill crest overlooking the...

  • Troops Landing on C Beach, Suvla Bay, Later in the Day, 7th August 1915

    Troops Landing on C Beach, Suvla Bay, Later in the Day, 7th August 1915

    (art) Made by: Wilkinson, Norman 1915

    Art.IWM ART 2452

    image: A view down the beach at Suvla Bay with the sea to the left and a destroyer lying offshore. Boats filled with British troops land on the shore, and then make their way up the beach. In the foreground there is the body of a soldier who has been...

  • THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

    THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1916-08

    Q 905

    Other ranks stand to attention as an officer reads from the Bible at the funeral of an Australian soldier, at Becourt Wood, on the Somme front, August 1916. A blood-soaked stretcher lies in the foreground.

  • The Last Message

    The Last Message

    (art) Made by: Hatherell, William 1918

    Art.IWM ART 5234

    image: a Red Cross nurse seated at the bedside of a dying soldier. The soldier lies weakly with his head propped up on pillows, a bandage running over one eye and across the side of his face. The nurse holds a pad and pen in her hands and is taking down...

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