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  • A Death among the Wounded in the Snow

    A Death among the Wounded in the Snow

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William

    Art.IWM ART 2985

    image: A group of wounded soldiers gathered around a dead soldier. The body lies facing the viewer, eyes closed and mouth open pain; he is still lying on a stretcher, his steel helmet on his chest. An orderly is about to cover his face with a fold of...

  • A Trench, Beaumont Hamel

    A Trench, Beaumont Hamel

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2393

    image: A view over a trench littered with sandbags and debris. The broken helmets, mud and fragments of rock all merge into the landscape.

  • The Battlefield near Ypres; 'The Bluff'

    The Battlefield near Ypres; 'The Bluff'

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul

    Art.IWM ART 2490

    image: a view across a recent battlefield near Ypres in Flanders. In the foreground are trenches and barbed wire, with the bodies of dead soldiers. A bomb damaged bluff emerges from amongst shattered trees.

  • The Artist: Self Portrait

    The Artist: Self Portrait

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2993

    image: A head and shoulders self-portrait of the artist wearing a steel helmet and sheepskin jerkin. He stands before a battle-scarred landscape containing a grave, which is marked by a steel helmet placed on top of a rifle stuck into the earth. The sky...

  • Outside a Small Mine Crater, Bapaume Road

    Outside a Small Mine Crater, Bapaume Road

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2381

    image: A fresh grave covered in brown earth and marked with a wooden cross sited alongside a mine crater. The crater has been blasted out of the chalky ground and there are three large piles of chalk standing behind under a clear blue sky.

  • A Grave and a Mine Crater at La Boisselle, August 1917

    A Grave and a Mine Crater at La Boisselle, August 1917

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917-08-01

    Art.IWM ART 2378

    image: A landscape scarred with mine craters on which weeds, flowers and grasses have begun to grow. A single white cross marking a grave stands in the centre of the composition with three sticks stuck upright in the ground close by.

  • A Highlander Passing a Grave

    A Highlander Passing a Grave

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2995

    image: A soldier from a Highland regiment standing on a mound of white chalky soil against a dark blue sky. He holds his rifle in his right hand, and looks down at a grave marked with a cross on the left. There is another marked grave in the distance.

  • A Grave in a Trench

    A Grave in a Trench

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2976

    image: A view along the remains of an old trench, scattered with debris. Among the weeds and rocks there is a helmet, a boot, a rifle. A grave with a wooden marker cross stands in the centre of the composition.

  • Study for 'No Man's Land'

    Study for 'No Man's Land'

    (art) Made by: Jagger, Charles Sargeant 1919

    Art.IWM ART 16462

    image: a skeletal corpse wearing the uniform of a British infantryman, sitting with the skull slumped forward and to the side. A study of the skull and neck element of the drawing is in the top left corner. This is a prepartory drawing for an element of...

  • 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...

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