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  • THE BATTLE OF PASSCHENDAELE, JULY-NOVEMBER 1917

    THE BATTLE OF PASSCHENDAELE, JULY-NOVEMBER 1917

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1917-07-31

    Q 2636

    The Battle of Pilckem Ridge. Three Irish Guards wearing German body-armour, examining a captured German machine-gun, at Pilckem, 31st July 1917.

  • The Kensingtons at Laventie

    The Kensingtons at Laventie

    (art) Made by: Kennington, Eric Henri 1915

    Art.IWM ART 15661

    image: A platoon of British soldiers standing in a village street. There is an exterior whitewashed wall in the background, snow on the ground, debris scattered around to the right, and above, a calvary cross in the top corner of the composition. The...

  • THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

    THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1916-07

    Q 876

    Cleaning 12-inch shells near Acheux, July 1916.

  • Blown Up

    Blown Up

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2376

    image: a full length depiction of a soldier, seemingly shell-shocked, standing in front of the edge of a dugout. It seems that his clothes have literally been blown away from his body, for he is naked but for a scrap of blanket across his hips, his boots...

  • An Air Gunner in Action Turret: Night

    An Air Gunner in Action Turret: Night

    (art) Made by: Henderson, Keith 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 633

    image: A side view of a gun turret, with an air gunner in position. The plane is angled down to the bottom left corner of the composition. The gunner wears a flying helmet, headphones, and looks directly in front of him. There is a dark night sky in...

  • The London Cyclists

    The London Cyclists

    (posters) Made by: Ibbetson, Ernest (Undefined) 1912

    Art.IWM PST 0873

    whole: the image occupies the whole, with the title and text integrated and positioned in the upper quarter, in white. Further text is integrated and positioned in the lower quarter, in black and in red. All held within a black border. image: a battle...

  • 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.

  • War Weapons Week April 8th to 13th

    War Weapons Week April 8th to 13th

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined) 1918-03

    Art.IWM PST 10244

    whole: the main title is placed across the top in yellow, with the text and image below. All held within a black border. image: two British soldiers operate a anti-aircraft gun in the foreground. They fire at a flaming Zeppelin, illuminated by a...

  • Into Action

    Into Action

    (posters) Made by: Jobson (Undefined) 1942

    Art.IWM PST 14882

    whole: the image is positioned in the upper three-quarters. The title and text are separate and placed in the lower quarter, in black. All set against a yellow background. image: a depiction of a RAF De Havilland Mosquito bomber aircraft dropping bombs...

  • Back Them Up!

    Back Them Up!

    (posters) Made by: F A A (Undefined) 1940

    Art.IWM PST 14874

    whole: the image is positioned in the upper three-quarters. The title is separate and placed in the lower quarter, in blue. All set against a yellow background. image: a depiction of a British warship at sea firing her guns. Two more warships are visible...

  • If You Want to Fight - Join the Marines

    If You Want to Fight - Join the Marines

    (posters) Made by: Christy, Howard Chandler 1918

    Art.IWM PST 0297

    whole: the image fills the majority with text incorporated above and below, in blue and red. image: a young woman shown wearing the dark blue uniform and cap of the US Marines. Behind her in the lower left, US Marines in combat kit are grouped around the...

  • England Expects - National Service

    England Expects - National Service

    (posters) Made by: Bacon, Cecil Walter (Undefined) 1939

    Art.IWM PST 13959

    whole: the image is positioned in the upper two-thirds. The title is integrated and placed along the top edge, in white. The text is separate and placed in the lower third, in orange, set against a blue background. image: a half-length depiction of an...

  • THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

    THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1916-07

    Q 879

    Gunners of the Royal Marine Artillery cleaning 15-inch shells near Acheux, July 1916.