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  • Nur die Ruhe kann es Machen

    Nur die Ruhe kann es Machen

    (posters) Made by: Distling, E (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 6455

    whole: the image occupies the majority, held within a black border. The title and text are separate and positioned in the lower quarter, in white, set against a black background. image: a battlefield scene, with a British tank under attack from German...

  • 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.

  • Study for a Trench Mortar Firing at Evening. (No 3910)

    Study for a Trench Mortar Firing at Evening. (No 3910)

    (art) Made by: Nash, John

    Art.IWM ART 3914

    image: a squared up sketch of four British soldiers manning a trench mortar position in a wood. The four men form a human chain from right to the left, the man on the right taking mortars from a stack under the parapet and passing them along, with the...

  • 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.

  • An Observer

    An Observer

    (art) Made by: Handley-Read, Edward 1915

    Art.IWM ART 178

    image: a British infantryman on observation duty in a trench on the Western Front. The man stands at a heavily sandbagged parapet looking through a loophole out into No Man's Land. He stands with his back to the viewer, his rifle, with bayonet...

  • Over the Top
'Britain's Efforts and Ideals'; Making Soldiers

    Over the Top 'Britain's Efforts and Ideals'; Making Soldiers

    (art) Made by: Kennington, Eric Henri

    Art.IWM ART 671

    image: a British infantryman about to climb over the top of the parapet into No Man's Land, as part of an attack. He stands within a duckboarded trench, various equipment on the ground beside him. In the background, several of his comrades have...

  • 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...

  • A Lancashire Fusilier

    A Lancashire Fusilier

    (art) Made by: Kennington, Eric Henri

    Art.IWM ART 1201

    image: a full length portait of a British infantryman of the Lancashire Fusiliers, shown in profile. The soldier is in full kit and carries a second rifle and steel helmet as well as his own. He is wearing his service cap and one of the helmets he...

  • Machine Gunners

    Machine Gunners

    (art) Made by: Lawson, Cecil Constant Philip

    Art.IWM ART 5890

    image: British soldiers and mules laden with equipment walk along duckboards through a desolate, muddy, battle-scarred landscape. Some of the men carry machine guns. Bare damaged tree trunks scatter the landscape and there are shell holes filled with...

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