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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Bombing of the Wadi Fara, 20th September 1918

    Bombing of the Wadi Fara, 20th September 1918

    (art) Made by: Reid, Stuart 1918-09-20

    Art.IWM ART 3196

    image: A squadron of British biplanes bombing Turkish troops and transports making their way through the Wadi Fara. Overturned wagons, dead men and horses lie amongst the rocks of the narrow pass.

  • 'The Admiralty Regrets...'

    'The Admiralty Regrets...'

    (art) Made by: Weston, Garth 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 1831

    image: A scene on the deck of a ship in the aftermath of enemy fire. The ship is damaged and has two sailors lying dead or wounded on the deck, with blood visible from their wounds. Another sailor is emerging from the door to the left and black smoke...

  • The Artist, Karakol, Kazakhstan, Russia 1940

    The Artist, Karakol, Kazakhstan, Russia 1940

    (art) Made by: Kay-Krzewinski, Feliks 1940

    Art.IWM ART 15430

    image: A figure, who is the artist himself, sits on bedding in a cellar mourning the death of a compatriot, with a candle illuminating the room. There is a window in the wall to the left, a spade propped up against the wall on the right and a single...

  • Typhoid victims, Lugowaja, South Kazakhstan 1942

    Typhoid victims, Lugowaja, South Kazakhstan 1942

    (art) Made by: Kay-Krzewinski, Feliks 1942

    Art.IWM ART 15428

    image: A medical camp in a valley in Kazakhstan. In the foreground two typhoid victims are carried on stretchers with a few bell tents on the left. A line of people queue up towards two large vats suspended over fires, with three buildings towards the...

  • 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...

  • Devastated Farm

    Devastated Farm

    (art) Made by: Lawson, Cecil Constant Philip 1915

    Art.IWM ART 5887

    image: A view of farm buildings that have been devastated by artillery fire and are surrounded by rubble. Two dead horses lie in the right foreground beside a wheeled cart.

  • Untitled

    Untitled

    (art) Made by: Lawson, Cecil Constant Philip

    Art.IWM ART 5891

    image: A column of British soldiers move along a muddy road, which runs through a desolate, bomb-damaged landscape and is lined by a few bare tree stumps. A dead horse lies by the side of the road on the left.