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  • Parachute Drop

    Parachute Drop

    (art) Made by: Carr, Henry 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3072

    image: numerous paratroopers in the process of landing on a flat area of ground in Algeria, with mountains in the background. The parachutes they use are in several colours: dark green, yellow and red.

  • Wire


    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul

    Art.IWM ART 2705

    Image: a devastated landscape, pocked with rain-filled shell-holes. A shattered tree stands to the right, the tree and the whole foreground dominated by a dense web of barbed wire. The sky is a dramatic contrast between white and purplish red coloured...

  • An Air View of Montrose, Angus

    An Air View of Montrose, Angus

    (art) Made by: Henderson, Keith 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 256

    image: an aerial view of Montrose, showing a viaduct crossing the South Esk Estuary with the wing of an RAF plane entering the image, upper right.

  • Spitfires at Sawbridgeworth, Herts

    Spitfires at Sawbridgeworth, Herts

    (art) Made by: Ravilious, Eric 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2125

    image: A view of five Spitfires on an airfield. The two Spitfires in the foreground stand side by side, with a brick wall between them.

  • You Cannot be a Man of the World Unless you See the World

    You Cannot be a Man of the World Unless you See the World

    (posters) Made by: F H M (Undefined) 1919-07-09

    Art.IWM PST 13504

    whole: two images are positioned across the top edge and bottom edge, with four circular images positioned in the centre right, upper right, centre left and upper left, all held within purple, yellow and brown borders. The title is separate and...

  • Your Britain - Fight for it Now [South Downs]

    Your Britain - Fight for it Now [South Downs]

    (posters) Made by: Army Bureau of Current Affairs (publisher/sponsor) 1942

    Art.IWM PST 14887

    whole: the image occupies the majority. The title is partially integrated and positioned along the bottom edge, in grey and in black. The text is separate and placed at the top edge right, in grey. All set against a white background. image: a view over...

  • Blown Up

    Blown Up

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2376

    image: a full length depiction of a soldier, seemingly shell-shocked, standing in front of the edge of a dugout. It seems that his clothes have literally been blown away from his body, for he is naked but for a scrap of blanket across his hips, his boots...

  • Coastal Defences

    Coastal Defences

    (art) Made by: Ravilious, Eric 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 5662

    image: a view looking down into a wide bay from the cliff tops. The curve of the land stretches along the left side of the composition, and a searchlight beams up into the sky further along the coast. Several small boats are seen motoring out to sea from...

  • Baghdad: A View of the River Tigris and of the Camp of the Hygiene Section, an Indian Unit

    Baghdad: A View of the River Tigris and of the Camp of the Hygiene Section, an Indian Unit

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 4114

    Image: a view along a levee along the banks of the Tigris River in Iraq, with figures walking along the riverside path and a palm grove to the side.

  • Bombing the Channel Ports

    Bombing the Channel Ports

    (art) Made by: Ravilious, Eric 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1588

    image: a deserted coastal road that leads past an 'acoustic mirror' early warning device. In the top right of the composition there are searchlights beaming up into the sky, and a large circular glow of light to one side.