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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...

  • Gheluvelt Village: German Front Line

    Gheluvelt Village: German Front Line

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1156

    image: a view across a battle scarred Western Front landscape near Gheluveldt in Flanders. Broken ground, barbed wire and a flooded shell hole dominate the foreground, with bare tree stumps and the remains of a small building along the horizon line. Dark...

  • The Field of Passchendaele

    The Field of Passchendaele

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul

    Art.IWM ART 1150

    Image: a battle scarred Western Front landscape near Passchendaele in Flanders. A large water-filled shell hole dominates the foreground, with two dead soldiers lying nearby on the left. Beyond them is the entrance to a dugout, a small bomb damaged brick...

  • Crashed Aeroplane

    Crashed Aeroplane

    (art) Made by: Sargent, John Singer 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1610

    Image: a view over fields with a crashed aircraft in the background. In the foreground two labourers gather the crop into bundles. The woman ties the sheaf, while the man works with a long handled scythe. They are both bent over their work, unheeding the...

  • A Garden At Mametz

    A Garden At Mametz

    (art) Made by: Handley-Read, Edward

    Art.IWM ART 183

    Image: a view across a severely bomb damaged village garden. In the foreground is a narrow trench or gully, with a ruined building to the left. The ground is a mess of rubble, with a few bare tree stumps.

  • Coastal Defences

    Coastal Defences

    (art) Made by: Ravilious, Eric 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 5663

    Image: a view from the quayside with a ship anchored in the harbour to the left, and a large fort rising up on the right.

  • 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...

  • A Wrecked Sugar Refinery

    A Wrecked Sugar Refinery

    (art) Made by: Sargent, John Singer 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1612

    Image: a view of a heavily bomb damaged sugar refinery that has been reduced to a pile of collapsed and twisted metal and wood.

  • 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.

  • Runway Perspective

    Runway Perspective

    (art) Made by: Ravilious, Eric 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2123

    image: A view down the length of a runway of an airfield with two Spitfires in flight above against a cloudy sky.

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