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  • WOMEN'S ARMY AUXILIARY CORPS ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    WOMEN'S ARMY AUXILIARY CORPS ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: McLellan, David (Second Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-02-09

    Q 8468

    Members of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) tending the graves of British soldiers in a cemetery at Abbeville, France, on 9 February 1918.

  • Graves in Ploegsteert Wood, May 1915

    Graves in Ploegsteert Wood, May 1915

    (art) Made by: Rose, Geoffrey K 1915-05

    Art.IWM ART 4780

    image: a view of several graves marked with wooden crosses and plaques in Ploegsteert Wood. A duckboard path runs across the wood in the middle ground.

  • On the Wire - Inspired by "With a Machine Gun to Cambrai"

    On the Wire - Inspired by "With a Machine Gun to Cambrai"

    (art) Made by: Roberts, William 1972

    Art.IWM ART 6172

    image: a group of British soldiers, dead and dying, lie entagled in a web of barbed wire before a German trench.

  • Frère: Hommage à la Maman du Canadien Crucifié, 1915

    Frère: Hommage à la Maman du Canadien Crucifié, 1915

    (art) Made by: Widhopff, D O 1915

    Art.IWM ART 3

    image: a Canadian infantryman crucified on a wooden cross, his hands and feet nailed to the wood. He is comforted by the spirit of his mother, an ethereal presence by his shoulder.

  • 'Sacrifice'. Study for the painting in Ottawa.

    'Sacrifice'. Study for the painting in Ottawa.

    (art) Made by: Sims, Charles 1918

    Art.IWM ART 5581

    image: A depiction of Christ on the cross is superimposed over a scene of British soldiers gathering to bury dead soldiers in a battle-scarred landscape. There appear to be civilians in the foreground and a building on the right.

  • Wimereux Cemetery

    Wimereux Cemetery

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3092

    image: a view across the rows of wooden crosses in the military cemetery at Wimereux in northern France. The well maintained cemetery hold numerous long rows of graves that lead off into the distance, with a green hill beyond. A small chapel , crucifix...

  • THE WOMEN'S ARMY AUXILIARY CORPS ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1917-1918

    THE WOMEN'S ARMY AUXILIARY CORPS ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1917-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooke, John Warwick (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1917-09-15

    Q 5953

    Members of the WAAC tending British war graves at Abbeville, 15 September 1917.

  • After the Battle

    After the Battle

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 2706

    image: a view of a Western Front battlefield in the aftermath of battle, with rain falling from the sky. Four corpses lie amongst shattered trenches, with broken duckboards, barbed wire and corrugated iron littering the scene. There are also water filled...

  • 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.

  • Montauban Wood, with Graves

    Montauban Wood, with Graves

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917-04-01

    Art.IWM ART 3040

    image: a view across a battle-scarred landscape. The ground is broken by shell holes, destroyed trenches and shattered trees. A grave marked with a wooden cross stands in the immediate right foreground.

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