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  • Ready for FO Duty in an Advance

    Ready for FO Duty in an Advance

    (art) Made by: Bateman, Harry

    Art.IWM ART 6326

    image: An annotated drawing of a Tommy wearing full kit in preparation for forward observation duty. He carries a rifle, a reel of wire, a haversack with rations, a telephone, a bandolier of 50 rounds, mess tin and water bottle, and signal flags.

  • Major Campbell - 'The Spirit of the Bayonet'

    Major Campbell - 'The Spirit of the Bayonet'

    (art) Made by: Blaikley, Ernest 1916-09-01

    Art.IWM ART 15179 49

    image: portrait of a soldier wearing Scottish headdress

  • Blargies, Arms, France 1917

    Blargies, Arms, France 1917

    (art) Made by: Chapman, H M 1917

    Art.IWM ART 16557 a

    image: A naive painting on a tin sheet showing a British Army prison camp by a railway line. There is a soldier bearing a rifle in the left of the composition and railway signals in the upper right.

  • A Highlander Passing a Grave

    A Highlander Passing a Grave

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2995

    image: A soldier from a Highland regiment standing on a mound of white chalky soil against a dark blue sky. He holds his rifle in his right hand, and looks down at a grave marked with a cross on the left. There is another marked grave in the distance.

  • The Dance of Death - Death Ponders

    The Dance of Death - Death Ponders

    (art) Made by: Smith, Percy Delf 1919

    Art.IWM ART 16640 (4)

    image: Death, personified as a skeleton wrapped in a cloak, watches a British infantryman gasping for air. The soldier lies on his front, clutching at the edges of the shell-hole he has fallen into. He is wearing a gas-mask as clouds of poison gas...

  • The Dance of Death - Death Intoxicated

    The Dance of Death - Death Intoxicated

    (art) Made by: Smith, Percy Delf

    Art.IWM ART 16640 (7)

    image: the scene of a battle showing a British infantryman wearing a gas mask, poised to bayonet a German soldier emerging from a trench on the left of the composition. The German is unarmed and has his back to his assailant. Death, personified as a...

  • The Entry of the British Troops into Cambrai

    The Entry of the British Troops into Cambrai

    (art) Made by: Jonas, Lucien

    Art.IWM ART 2278

    image: a column of British infantrymen marching through the bombed streets of Cambrai with the cathedral in the background. A British soldier, in the left foreground, a French flag attached to his fixed bayonet, walks towards the marching men. A child...

  • A Man Thinking

    A Man Thinking

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2987

    image: A full length sketch of a British soldier in full kit standing and leaning on his rifle. There is a colourful landscape of rolling hills in the background, but the figure and ground on which he stands are in black and white.

  • The Artist: Self Portrait

    The Artist: Self Portrait

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2993

    image: A head and shoulders self-portrait of the artist wearing a steel helmet and sheepskin jerkin. He stands before a battle-scarred landscape containing a grave, which is marked by a steel helmet placed on top of a rifle stuck into the earth. The sky...

  • Frozen Feet: Fleurs

    Frozen Feet: Fleurs

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2395

    image: A sketch of a British soldier sitting dejectedly. He wears full kit, holds his head in hands and has his rifle leaning on his left knee.

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