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  • The Ridge, near Oppy

    The Ridge, near Oppy

    (art) Made by: Blaikley, Ernest 1918-03-18

    Art.IWM ART 15179 94

    image: sketch of a landscape from high ground, with communication wires running above

  • An Advanced Post, Night

    An Advanced Post, Night

    (art) Made by: Nash, John 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1158

    image: a night scene inside the trench of an advanced post with four British infantrymen; they are all posed with their backs to the viewer. Two stand at the bottom of the trench, the others sit and lean higher up the trench wall. They all appear to be...

  • A Bombing Post in the Snow

    A Bombing Post in the Snow

    (art) Made by: Nash, John 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1159

    image: Four British infantrymen wearing greatcoats and winter clothing lie in a shell hole in snow-covered No Man's Land, which is littered with barbed wire.

  • An Advanced Post, Day

    An Advanced Post, Day

    (art) Made by: Nash, John 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1157

    image: Three British soldiers shelter under a corrugated iron roof in an advanced post. Another soldier sits in the immediate foreground on sentry duty, looking towards one of the stacked rifles on the left, which has a small mirror mounted on the...

  • Study for 'Over The Top' (IWM ART 1656)

    Study for 'Over The Top' (IWM ART 1656)

    (art) Made by: Nash, John 1918

    Art.IWM ART 3907

    image: a squared up preparatory drawing for the oil painting 'Over the Top' (IWM ART 1656). On the left, a red earth trench lined with duckboards stretches away from the viewer. A group of soldiers clamber from the trench, going 'over the...

  • 'Stand To' Before Dawn

    'Stand To' Before Dawn

    (art) Made by: Nash, John 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1160

    image: British infantrymen stand-to in a duckboarded trench. They lean against the parapet looking over the breastworks into No Man's Land, with their rifles beside them. There are two large puffs of smoke from artillery fire hanging in the dawn sky...

  • Near Houdkerk, Belgium : Bean poles in a field near the Camp of the 1st Artists' Rifles

    Near Houdkerk, Belgium : Bean poles in a field near the Camp of the 1st Artists' Rifles

    (art) Made by: Nash, John

    Art.IWM ART 2702

    image: a rural landcape. In the foreground, a row of upright poles with brown vegetation at their bases; in the background, haystacks and more interlaced poles, backed by poplars and other trees. In the top half of the composition is a skyscape of clouds...

  • Oppy Wood, 1917. Evening

    Oppy Wood, 1917. Evening

    (art) Made by: Nash, John 1918

    Art.IWM ART 2243

    image: the lower half of the composition has a view inside a trench with duckboard paths leading to a dug-out. Two infantrymen stand to the left of the dug-out entrance, one of them on the firestep looking over the parapet into No Man's Land. There...

  • A Trench Mortar Firing at Evening

    A Trench Mortar Firing at Evening

    (art) Made by: Nash, John 1918

    Art.IWM ART 3910

    image: Five soldiers in a trench. The two central figures are firing a mortar at a target to the right of a copse of decapitated trees. There are three vertical clouds of smoke rising from the ground where the mortar has hit. The soldier on the far right...

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