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  • Let Us take the Risks of Peace Upon Ourselves, Not Impose the Risks of War Upon the World

    Let Us take the Risks of Peace Upon Ourselves, Not Impose the Risks of War Upon the World

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined) 1965

    Art.IWM PST 5465

    Whole: The image fills the whole design with text in black incorporated within it towards the top. All is set against a plain white background. Image: Some abstract shapes in black and red with a white dove of peace set against the large black shape....

  • Sapper Hill Rapier Position, 7 July 1982

    Sapper Hill Rapier Position, 7 July 1982

    (art) Made by: Kitson, Linda 1982

    Art.IWM ART 15530 57

    image: A hillside position, with the Rapier surface-to-air missile emplacement on the right.

  • A Grave and a Mine Crater at La Boisselle, August 1917

    A Grave and a Mine Crater at La Boisselle, August 1917

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917-08-01

    Art.IWM ART 2378

    image: A landscape scarred with mine craters on which weeds, flowers and grasses have begun to grow. A single white cross marking a grave stands in the centre of the composition with three sticks stuck upright in the ground close by.

  • Boys from South-East London gathering Sticks in Cookham Wood
Children in Wartime - Five Lithographs by Ethel Gabain

    Boys from South-East London gathering Sticks in Cookham Wood Children in Wartime - Five Lithographs by Ethel Gabain

    (art) Made by: Her Majesty's Stationery Office (printer) 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 308

    image: A group of boys collecting sticks in a clearing of a wood. Two of the younger boys squat close to the ground, three others bend their heads towards the floor as though scouring for sticks. The boy standing on the far left holds a small scythe....

  • Wire

    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...

  • Deutsche Kriegs-Ueberraschung 1914 [German War Surprise 1914]

    Deutsche Kriegs-Ueberraschung 1914 [German War Surprise 1914]

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined) 1914

    Art.IWM PST 1397

    whole: the main image occupies the majority. Smaller images are positioned in the centre, each held within a narrow black border. The title is separate and positioned along the top edge, in black. The text is integrated and positioned across the lower...

  • 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...

  • Preparations for D-Day

    Preparations for D-Day

    (art) Made by: Eurich, Richard Ernst 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4587

    image: A coastal scene looking out to sea with an island on the left horizon. In the central foreground tanks line up for loading on board ship, through gaping red metal doors opening into a dark hold. On the right there are seven bell-tents, more...

  • Paths Of Glory

    Paths Of Glory

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1917

    Art.IWM ART 518

    image: The corpses of two dead British soldiers lying face down in the mud among barbed wire. Their helmets and rifles lie in the mud next to them.

  • The Mule Track

    The Mule Track

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1153

    image: The view across a battlefield undergoing heavy bombardment. The shattered landscape is disected by an angular duckboard path, along which a mule train is travelling, their small figues just visible in the distance. The animals rear and panic at a...

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