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  • 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...

  • On the Way to the Hell Railway, Siam

    On the Way to the Hell Railway, Siam

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1943-05

    Art.IWM ART 15417 30

    The interior of a railway truck filled with Far East prisoners-of-war. Men sit and stand, closely packed in the truck. Two men stand either side of the open truck door, through which the passing countryside can be seen.

  • The Building of the Main Bridge over the Salween River

    The Building of the Main Bridge over the Salween River

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1943-08

    Art.IWM ART 15417 59

    A view from afar of a large bridge being constructed across a river. Both river banks are covered in jungle vegetation with a few buildings visible immediately on both banks. Many people are also visible though only as tiny dots in the distance. There is...

  • The Wehrmacht, May 1945

    The Wehrmacht, May 1945

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5436

    image: a view down a tree lined road in Germany, with a column of defeated and injured German soldiers walking towards the viewer. Some of the men drag wheeled carts of belongings with them and there is an air of dejection about the scene. Two German...

  • Table Mountain; sunrise
'Convoy' series, 1941 - 1942

    Table Mountain; sunrise 'Convoy' series, 1941 - 1942

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2101

    image: The deck of a ship and men are looking out to the landscape of the sea and table mountain in the distance. Some men are still asleep on the floor or in hammocks.

  • View from the Graveyard looking North, Kanyu River Camp

    View from the Graveyard looking North, Kanyu River Camp

    (art) Made by: Chalker, Jack Bridger

    Art.IWM ART 16773

    image: A pen and ink drawing of a view looking up to hills and mountains in the distance. A low cane fence runs along the bottom of the composition, and beyond this the land is ense with shribbery and grassland. There appears to be a river running down...

  • IV. Unloading Sick and Dead From Up-country Working Camps and Chungkai Base Hospital Camp

    IV. Unloading Sick and Dead From Up-country Working Camps and Chungkai Base Hospital Camp

    (art) Made by: Chalker, Jack Bridger

    Art.IWM ART LD 6651

    Prisoners-of-war, supervised by soldiers, unload stretchers carrying dead and sick prisoners from small boats, which are visible on the left. Chungkai.

  • The No Escape Incident

    The No Escape Incident

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1942

    Art.IWM ART 15417 29

    image: A view from above of a square crowded with prisoners-of-war surrounded by the buildings of a military barracks. There is one building to the left and one to the right, with another building in the background with trees and vegetation either side...

  • The Church of England Church and Cemetery, Kanyu River Camp, Nov 1942

    The Church of England Church and Cemetery, Kanyu River Camp, Nov 1942

    (art) Made by: Chalker, Jack Bridger

    Art.IWM ART 16772

    A pen and ink drawing of a makeshift outdoor cemetery and church. There are several marked graves on the left, and a cleared space with wooden benches on the right; both are enclosed by a low wooden fence. The river lies beyond. Annotations within the...

  • La Déliverande: Series of sketches for work in IWM

    La Déliverande: Series of sketches for work in IWM

    (art) Made by: Richards, Albert

    Art.IWM ART LD 6293 a

    image: A flat landscape with dramatic plumes of smoke rising into the sky.

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