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  • Harvest, 1918

    Harvest, 1918

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1918

    Art.IWM ART 4663

    image: A scene with three French peasant women. Two of the women lean towards the ground as if harvesting, though they are actually tending a grave that is covered in stakes with barbed-wire. To the right another woman stands holding a baby. She has...

  • Bourlon Wood, Somme 1917

    Bourlon Wood, Somme 1917

    (art) Made by: Weaver, S 1917

    Art.IWM ART 5587

    image: A scene in Bourlon Wood in northern France. A dead British soldier lies on the snow-covered ground on his back in the immediate foreground with a dead German soldier lying face down in the snow further back. There are bomb damaged tree trunks all...

  • Major J B McCudden, VC, SO, MC, MM, RFC, 1919

    Major J B McCudden, VC, SO, MC, MM, RFC, 1919

    (art) Made by: Newling, Edward 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2627

    image: A three quarter length portrait of McCudden in full uniform.

  • The Funeral Service of Edith Cavell at Westminster Abbey, 15th May 1919

    The Funeral Service of Edith Cavell at Westminster Abbey, 15th May 1919

    (art) Made by: Hatherell, William 1919-05-15

    Art.IWM ART 2624

    image: A scene at the high altar in Westminster Abbey. The flag-draped coffin of Edith Cavell lies in the centre of the composition with a guard of honour standing on either side. The congregation of military personnel, nurses and civilians sit with...

  • 2nd and 3rd May - The Belgrano

    2nd and 3rd May - The Belgrano

    (art) Made by: Kirkwood, John 1990

    Art.IWM ART 16583

    image: A large red door-bell is collaged onto the canvas. It is surrounded by a thick splattering of red paint which drips down onto a group of men at the base of the composition. Their heads and shoulders float in a dark background, their faces are...

  • Death Squad 1991

    Death Squad 1991

    (art) Made by: Keane, John 1991

    Art.IWM ART 16432

    image: First Gulf War; four soldiers in combat dress carry a body bag across a desert landscape. The soldiers wear neck cloths, masks and goggles to keep out the sand. A tank, aerial, and building are visible in the background.

  • A Time of Silence

    A Time of Silence

    (art) Made by: Delavigne, Ronald 1998

    Art.IWM ART 16848

    whole: The painting shows a bloody head on a stick surrounded by a large black expanse. The face is sunken and yellow and surrounded by bluish-grey halo, above it is word 'Changi' .

  • Epéhy, 1918

    Epéhy, 1918

    (art) Made by: Mackey, Haydn Reynolds

    Art.IWM ART 3653

    image: Four stretcher-bearers walking along a wet road in France holding a wounded soldier on a stretcher high on their shoulders. There is a dead horse in the left of the composition and the corpse of a German soldier to the right, each lying at the...

  • 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.

  • Graves at Kantarah: The Last Day of 1918

    Graves at Kantarah: The Last Day of 1918

    (art) Made by: Dugdale, Thomas Cantrell 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1865

    image: A view of a graveyard with numerous rows of graves marked with crosses. Beyond the cemetery is a military encampment, with rows of bell tents and small figures visible in the distance. Two plumes of smoke rise up into the sky in the right...