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  • "C'est la Guerre!", 1916, Portfolio of Six Prints

    "C'est la Guerre!", 1916, Portfolio of Six Prints

    (art) Made by: Vallotton, Félix Edouard 1916

    Art.IWM ART 6486 3

    image: two soldiers, one wearing a German pickelhaube, grapple with each other, both holding knives above their heads. They are rendered largely in black against a black background, only outlined in small white details. This is contrasted with the head...

  • "C'est la Guerre!", 1916, Portfolio of Six Prints

    "C'est la Guerre!", 1916, Portfolio of Six Prints

    (art) Made by: Vallotton, Félix Edouard 1916

    Art.IWM ART 6486 6

    image: two dead soldiers lie on the ground amongst a mass of barbed wire secured in the ground with wooden pegs. A rifle lies by the side of the foremost soldier. There is a starry nightsky above.

  • France Toujours! France Quand Même!

    France Toujours! France Quand Même!

    (art) Made by: Fraipont, Gustave (Undefined)

    Art.IWM BUTE 321

    image: a long line of French troops spirals around a tall column, ranging from the warriors of early history and medieval times at the top to the modern French Army of the First World War at the bottom. At the very foot of the column is a gathering of...

  • Paques de Guerre [Wartime Easter]

    Paques de Guerre [Wartime Easter]

    (posters) Made by: Berne-Bellecour, Jean (Undefined) 1915

    Art.IWM PST 12893

    whole: the image occupies the lower two-thirds and is held within a narrow black border. The title and the majority of the text are on an additional text strip. The title is separate and positioned along the top edge, in red. The text is separate and...

  • Untitled

    Untitled

    (art) Made by: de Groux, Henry

    Art.IWM BUTE 336

    image: a French soldier with his rifle shouldered leads a column of captured German soldiers, all wearing traditional pickelhaubes. They march past a mixed group of almost ghostly civilians, including men and women, who look at them with disapproval. The...

  • ah! J'ai messe; "t'y vas! t'es pas louf?"; "Y a pas - j'ai promis un casque boche à la p'tite homme du 3e"

    ah! J'ai messe; "t'y vas! t'es pas louf?"; "Y a pas - j'ai promis un casque boche à la p'tite homme du 3e"

    (art) Made by: Steinlen, Théophile Alexandre

    Art.IWM BUTE 448

    image: a French infantryman goes over the top through a gap in the barbed wire into No Man's Land from a front line trench, one of his comrades standing in the trench trying to persuade him otherwise. From the accompanying text it appears the...

  • Danse Macabre 3.  Les Coups de Sonde.  Merde

    Danse Macabre 3. Les Coups de Sonde. Merde

    (art) Made by: Boutet, Henri 1916-10-22

    Art.IWM BUTE 167

    image: A French Poilu moves along a narrow trench in profile left to right across the composition. He clutches his rifle tightly at the breach with his right hand. The right sleeve of his tunic is rolled to below the elbow. His left hand grasps a...

  • Vent d'est; les salauds - ils nous empoisonnement le printemps

    Vent d'est; les salauds - ils nous empoisonnement le printemps

    (art) Made by: Steinlen, Théophile Alexandre 1916

    Art.IWM BUTE 445

    image: two veteran French infantrymen stand in a front line trench looking out at the barbed wire and a cloud of smoke over No Man's Land. The smoky cloud is poison gas, which the two men are expecting to be used against them by German forces in the...

  • La Garde du Drapeau

    La Garde du Drapeau

    (art) Made by: Lahalle, Charles Dominique Oscar (Undefined) 1914

    Art.IWM BUTE 365

    image: a French infantryman guards a regimental tricolore mounted on a flag pole. Behind him, some of his fellow infantrymen sit on the ground with their rifles stacked.

  • Pâques 1915 [Easter 1915]

    Pâques 1915 [Easter 1915]

    (art) Made by: Boutet, Henri 1915

    Art.IWM BUTE 175

    image: To the centre right of the composition, a French poilu bayonets a screeching German eagle. Dressed in full kit, kepi, greatcoat and backpack, the poilu stands, his raised right hand holding the rifle stock, his left holding the muzzle, and his...

  • 1914 - Le Garde Voie - 1915 [1914 - the Railway Guard - 1915]

    1914 - Le Garde Voie - 1915 [1914 - the Railway Guard - 1915]

    (art) Made by: Clément-Brun, Gérard 1914

    Art.IWM BUTE 179

    image: A French railway guard stands alone on a platform. Facing right, he is hunched up protecting himself from the cold. He wears a red képi, a shapeless brown greatcoat, red trousers and a grey woollen muffler. His right hand supports his rifle and...