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  • Sick and Dying: Cholera Lines - Thai-Burma Railway, 1943

    Sick and Dying: Cholera Lines - Thai-Burma Railway, 1943

    (art) Made by: Searle, Ronald William Fordham 1943

    Art.IWM ART 15747 103

    image: A camp on the Thai-Burma Railway. A group of five emaciated men stand around bamboo stretchers lying on the ground, each containing the corpse of a cholera victim tightly wrapped and bound in a cloth. On the right a sick man sits up on a bed,...

  • Follow the Fuhrer, Over the Snows

    Follow the Fuhrer, Over the Snows

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1942

    Art.IWM ART 15646

    image: an apocalyptic vision of a horde of screaming skulls rising up from the depths of the landscape. Included in the centre is a cut out of Hitler's open mouth, moustache and nose, incorporating a collage element into the composition. The ground...

  • Nurse Cavell at Westminster Abbey : After the Armistice her body was brought in state at Westminster Abbey, 15th May 1919

    Nurse Cavell at Westminster Abbey : After the Armistice her body was brought in state at Westminster Abbey, 15th May 1919

    (art) Made by: Rushbury, Henry 1919-05-15

    Art.IWM ART 1890

    image: a group of British soldiers carry the Union Jack draped coffin of Nurse Edith Cavell towards a group of senior clergymen standing in the entrance to Westminster Abbey. A group of onlooking civilians stand in the right foreground, with a parade of...

  • Trenches In Front Of Arras : The Runner

    Trenches In Front Of Arras : The Runner

    (art) Made by: Hill, Adrian

    Art.IWM ART 223

    image: in the foreground of the landscape are trenches, shell holes and several dead soldiers. On the horizon a small figure is standing, with a shell exploding to the right.

  • Round 'The Pimple' Towards Miraumont 1917

    Round 'The Pimple' Towards Miraumont 1917

    (art) Made by: Hill, Adrian

    Art.IWM ART 283

    image: four soldiers in a destroyed trench or shell hole, at least two of whom may be dead.

  • The Counter-attack; Study for 'Over the Top' (IWM ART 1656)

    The Counter-attack; Study for 'Over the Top' (IWM ART 1656)

    (art) Made by: Nash, John 1918

    Art.IWM ART 3908

    image: a small squared up study for the painting 'Over the Top' (IWM ART 1656). On the left, a trench lined with duckboards stretches away from the viewer. A group of soldiers clamber from the trench, going 'over the top'. Two lie...

  • Skull in a Landscape

    Skull in a Landscape

    (art) Made by: Burra, Edward 1946

    Art.IWM ART 15554

    image: A ghoulish, skeletal figure wearing a British steel helmet, stalks a featureless landscape against a red sky. The skull-like head has large black eye sockets and a fleshy nose. Its mouth, seen in profile, is the shape of a fish head and spine. The...

  • Action At Night

    Action At Night

    (art) Made by: Clark, John Cosmo

    Art.IWM ART 16977

    image: Soldiers with bayonet rifles moving across no-man's land at night, surrounded by charred tree stumps and wire. The view is partially obscured by a large cloud of smoke to the left of the painting. In the foreground there is an explosion with...

  • 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...

  • Children Buried and Killed - Unexploded Bomb Incident, Gurney Street, Southwark

    Children Buried and Killed - Unexploded Bomb Incident, Gurney Street, Southwark

    (art) Made by: Rothwell, Stanley H

    Art.IWM ART LD 7380

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