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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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

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