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  • Medallion 'He died for Freedom and Honour' British WW1.

    Medallion 'He died for Freedom and Honour' British WW1.

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    Art.IWM:EPHEM 00135

    No description available

  • Triumphus.Mortis.in Bello.Mcmxiv.XVIII.

    Triumphus.Mortis.in Bello.Mcmxiv.XVIII.

    (Decorations and awards) Made by: Esseö, Elizabeth von 1918

    Art.IWM MED 710

    obverse design : shield, bearing a leering skull, surmounted by a stylised crown, resting upon a bound laurel wreath obverse text : ".TRIVMPHVS.MORTIS.IN.BELLO.MCMXIV.XVIII." reverse design : Death, in the form of a crowned skeleton, on...

  • Va Fils

    Va Fils

    (Decorations and awards) Made by: Desvignes, Louis 1918

    Art.IWM MED 487

    obverse design : woman, half-length figure facing right, laureate and classical dress, presenting a sword to a youth, half- length figure, who faces her. Below, in the exergue, an uninscribed rectangular panel resting upon laurel leaves obverse text :...

  • KWAI 1942 - 1943

    KWAI 1942 - 1943

    (Decorations and awards) Made by: Searle, Ronald William Fordham 1993

    Art.IWM MED 1077

    piece whole: circular piece obverse design : medallion divided into two sections. Upper section shows a flat circle denoting the rising sun (reference to the Japanese national symbol). Lower section shows four skeletons, hand-in-hand, the one furthest...

  • Gloire au Soldat Inconnu [Glory to the Unknown Soldier]

    Gloire au Soldat Inconnu [Glory to the Unknown Soldier]

    (Decorations and awards) Made by: Bénard, R 1921

    Art.IWM MED 912

    obverse design: the 'unknown soldier', lying, helmeted head to right, upon a stretcher which is being borne aloft by five angels. Behind this group is a massive figure of Victory, winged and helmeted, holding a laurel branch in either hand. The...

  • Death Mask of Charles Sargeant Jagger, MC ARA

    Death Mask of Charles Sargeant Jagger, MC ARA

    (art) 1934

    Art.IWM ART 16799

    No description available

  • Verdun 1917

    Verdun 1917

    (Decorations and awards) Made by: Goetz, Karl 1917

    Art.IWM MED 576

    obverse design : Death, in the form of a leering skeleton, facing left, wearing pill-box hat and smoking a pipe. Death grips the neck of a woman, Marianne wearing a Phrygian cap, and raises his left knee into her buttocks, her hands being tied behind her...

  • Lest We Forget

    Lest We Forget

    (Decorations and awards) Made by: Drury, Alfred 1916

    Art.IWM MED 816

    obverse design : Britannia, kneeling facing right, helmeted, offering a laurel wreath crown to a warrior who lies beside her. The warrior's left hand grips the Union Flag. In the right background the sun partially obscured by the horizon obverse...

  • Auf dem Felde der Ehre

    Auf dem Felde der Ehre

    (Decorations and awards) Made by: Goetz, Karl 1914

    Art.IWM MED 928

    obverse design: Christ crucified on the cross. Immediately behind the cross are two massive ears of corn and the curved blade of a sickle. A German pickelhaube helmet rests at the foot of the cross. In the background a landscape of fields and gently...

  • War Head 1974

    War Head 1974

    (art) Made by: Barker, Clive 1974

    Art.IWM ART 15561

    image: A human skull sitting on a miniature tank. The tank is small enough to fit within the the skull's jaw.

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