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  • Cartoon For Heavy Artillery (No 2274)

    Cartoon For Heavy Artillery (No 2274)

    (art) Made by: Gill, Colin U 1919

    Art.IWM ART 4026

    image: a preparatory drawing on canvas for Gill's large painting 'Heavy Artillery', depicting a busy scene of British soldiers in an artillery position. A gun crew move shells to a 9.2 heavy howitzer on the left, another man sitting...

  • Study for 'The Gunnery Lesson'

    Study for 'The Gunnery Lesson'

    (art) Made by: Grant, Duncan James Corrows 1940

    Art.IWM ART 15547

    image: An artillery piece set up inside a room for training purposes. The windows are open and a river and bridge are visible below. The barrel of the gun points out through the window facing across to the far side of the river.

  • A Howitzer Gun in Elevation

    A Howitzer Gun in Elevation

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

    Art.IWM ART 514

    image: A howitzer gun, with the barrel raised for firing, against a pale sky. The gun is in the lower left corner, and is cropped at the edge of the canvas.

  • Battle of Arakan, 1943: Artillery Observation Post on Pentlebury Hill, Rathedaung Front

    Battle of Arakan, 1943: Artillery Observation Post on Pentlebury Hill, Rathedaung Front

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3333

    image: a soldier stands in the left foreground, looking beyond the artist. Behind him one soldier leans against a bank on which a second soldier sits. A third soldier sits behind them. They are keeping watch over a dense area of foliage with a glimpse of...

  • A 7.2 Gun Emplacement in the Hills

    A 7.2 Gun Emplacement in the Hills

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

    Art.IWM ART LD 5028

    image: In the foreground two British soldiers sit near some ammunition. Behind them a howitzer points away from the viewer towards some yellow mountains in the background. A single soldier leans over some sandbags behind the gun.

  • Studies for "Gunners: 8" Howitzer"

    Studies for "Gunners: 8" Howitzer"

    (art) Made by: Ledward, Gilbert

    Art.IWM ART 16289 1 - 2

    Image: Two mounted preparatory sketches, one above the other, for a sculptural relief depicting bare-chested British gunners tending an 8-inch howitzer. They line up behind the gun, some men moving shells, with two further howitzers visible behind. A...

  • War Drawings By Muirhead Bone: Men of the R.F.A. Cleaning their Guns

    War Drawings By Muirhead Bone: Men of the R.F.A. Cleaning their Guns

    (art) Made by: Bone, Muirhead (Undefined) 1918

    Art.IWM REPRO 000684 58

    one of a portfolio of 60 prints

  • Fortified Islands in the Bristol Channel: 6" Naval gun emplacement, Gallipoli Gun, Steepholm

    Fortified Islands in the Bristol Channel: 6" Naval gun emplacement, Gallipoli Gun, Steepholm

    (art) Made by: Howard-Jones, Ray 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3525

    image: A covered gun emplacement looking out over water with a figure standing behind.

  • The Gun

    The Gun

    (art) Made by: Freedman, Barnett 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 391

    image: An enormous gun emplacement on the coast overlooking the sea. The gun and the large curved turret that it is housed in, are both camouflaged and the gun barrel faces out to sea. Several soldiers man the gun itself. In the lower foreground other...

  • On a Fortified Island in the Firth of Forth : six inch gun emplacement

    On a Fortified Island in the Firth of Forth : six inch gun emplacement

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1267

    image: Two soldiers are seen climbing out of a system of trenches towards a gun which is shown above them, pointing out, over the edge of the island. Down in the trenches two other figures are just visible. In the foreground is a covered machine gun...

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