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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A Man in a Trench: April 1917, two miles from the Hindenburg Line

    A Man in a Trench: April 1917, two miles from the Hindenburg Line

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917-04-01

    Art.IWM ART 3030

    image: The study of a soldier in full battle-kit. He leans against the side of a trench; his rifle stands between his legs and he holds the muzzle loosely in his hands.

  • Preparing to Present Arms

    Preparing to Present Arms

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 3019

    image: a three quarter length study of a British soldier standing to attention, holding his rifle in his right hand and with full kit on his back.

  • A Grenadier Guardsman

    A Grenadier Guardsman

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 3045

    image: A half-length portrait of a British soldier set against a deep blue sky. He sits in full kit, his arms resting on his thighs, his rifle gripped firmly in his hands.

  • A Soldier Resting: The Road to Arras

    A Soldier Resting: The Road to Arras

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2961

    image: a study of a British infantryman in full kit lying full length on the ground. He leans his shoulders on his pack, and rests his rifle on the ground between his legs.

  • Adam and Eve at Péronne

    Adam and Eve at Péronne

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1918

    Art.IWM ART 2981

    image: A French peasant girl offers a soldier an apple. They stand in an archway beyond which lies the shell-damaged houses of Péronne. He is wearing full kit, and stands leaning on his rifle. She has a basket hanging from her wrist, wears a headscarf,...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Sketch for 'Adam and Eve at Péronne'

    Sketch for 'Adam and Eve at Péronne'

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1918

    Art.IWM ART 3008

    image: A young British soldier leaning on his rifle is being offerred an apple by a young French peasant girl in the main square at Peronne.

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