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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...

  • Exercise Kruschen (Dunwich Common): Tank Fascines; the 'Snake' Ronson flame-throwers

    Exercise Kruschen (Dunwich Common): Tank Fascines; the 'Snake' Ronson flame-throwers

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward

    Art.IWM ART LD 2899

    image: a large landscape scene of military exercises on Dunwich Common. On the far left soldiers are seen constructing tank fascines and defences. Churchill tanks are in the centre of the composition with four tanks in the middle distance, one of which...

  • War Allotments in a London Suburb: In the background is the County Council School at Norbury, used as a Military
Hospital

    War Allotments in a London Suburb: In the background is the County Council School at Norbury, used as a Military Hospital

    (art) Made by: Coke, Dorothy J 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2366

    Image: In the foreground a group of women and war-wounded soldiers tend the vegetables growing in allotments. The school, now a military hospital, sits on a hill in the distance. There are houses to the left and right of the hospital, and figures in the...

  • Wounded Men on Duppas Hill, Croydon

    Wounded Men on Duppas Hill, Croydon

    (art) Made by: Coke, Dorothy J

    Art.IWM ART 2365

    Image: An outdoor scene of soldiers resting in a park on a bright day. They are the war-wounded wearing their distinctive uniform, some with crutches, others bandaged limbs. They stroll about the park, sit on the benches, or lie on the grass. There are...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Zillebeke Lake, 14 November 1917

    Zillebeke Lake, 14 November 1917

    (art) Made by: Shepard, Ernest Howard 1917

    Art.IWM ART 5908

    Framed and mounted crayon and wash drawing.

  • 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.

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