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  • 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 First Stretch of the Hell Railway

    The First Stretch of the Hell Railway

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1943-04

    Art.IWM ART 15417 89

    A view of a length of the Thai-Burma railway bordered by telegraph poles and with rice fields on either side. Trees and hills are visible in the distance.

  • The Foliage at the Jungle Edge

    The Foliage at the Jungle Edge

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles

    Art.IWM ART 15417 49

    image: A jungle landscape with two hawks flying above the trees.

  • Thailand, At the End of the Day's March

    Thailand, At the End of the Day's March

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1945

    Art.IWM ART 15417 19

    image: Four prisoners-of-war, wearing only shorts, sit pensively around a camp fire, their features illuminated by the fire against the dark background. There are trees around them.

  • 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.

  • Bridge over the River Kwai

    Bridge over the River Kwai

    (art) Made by: Rawlings, Leo 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 6035

    Four prisoners-of-war carry are large log across the River Kwai, Tamarkan, waist deep in water. Behind and above them the wooden struts of the bridge are visible, with hills in the background.

  • 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...

  • Main Highway, Siam, the Salween River

    Main Highway, Siam, the Salween River

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1943

    Art.IWM ART 15417 57

    A view from the bank of the Salween River in Thailand. In the foreground are various people, including a man carrying two fully laden baskets suspended from a branch he carries on his shoulder. There are several boats on the water and a hut on the...

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