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  • 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.

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • The End of a Hero and a Tank at Courcelette

    The End of a Hero and a Tank at Courcelette

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2389

    image: the remains of a destroyed British male tank stand over the edge of a dugout on the right. One gun on the tank points down towards the inside of the trench and the entrance to the dugout, and there are helmets and equipment lying on the ground at...

  • A Tank: Pozières

    A Tank: Pozières

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2391

    image: The wreck of a burnt-out Mark 1 tank sits on the top of a mound of earth. There are the remains of two dead soldiers lying half covered in mud on the ground below.

  • A Dead German in a Trench

    A Dead German in a Trench

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2385

    image: The view from inside a trench showing the skeleton of a German soldier hanging upside-down from the trench wall. The skeleton is partially covered by the remains of his uniform, and his helmet lies upturned on the trench floor. All around the...

  • 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.

  • A Captured German Munition Dump

    A Captured German Munition Dump

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William

    Art.IWM ART 3025

    image: a scene of the remains of a German ammunition dump. There are three dead German soldiers slumped in the foreground amongst boxes of ammunition. A column of British soldiers marches along the road beyond to the right of the composition. They walk...

  • The Château, Thiepval

    The Château, Thiepval

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2392

    image: a delicate drawing of a lone Scottish soldier sitting on a mound looking out to the right of the composition. In the foreground there is a marked grave lined with brick.

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