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  • Observation Post with Gulls: 'Solomon' and 'Sheba'

    Observation Post with Gulls: 'Solomon' and 'Sheba'

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1218

    image: an observation post on the coast dotted with inquisitive seagulls. A group of men, including NCOs of the Royal Artillery and a Royal Navy officer, man the outpost, leaning on sandbags. On the left, the land descends to reveal Dover promenade in...

  • Harbour Defences

    Harbour Defences

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1219

    image: a harbour with two lighthouses positioned on the ends of the two walls that mark the entrance. A coastal defence gun protrudes from the right and soldiers stand at their outpost, another large gun positioned before the foremost lighthouse. The...

  • No Surrender 40

    No Surrender 40

    (art) Made by: Davies, Anthony 1986

    Art.IWM ART 16384 40

    image: two armed male paramilitaries, wearing balaclavas, military uniform and brandishing semi-automatic rifles, stand with their weapons in their left hands, the butts resting on their waists.

  • Returning to the Trenches

    Returning to the Trenches

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1916

    Art.IWM ART 6450

    image: a column of French infantrymen march swiftly from left to right. They are distinctive in their uniforms and peaked caps, their limbs merging into one big mass of straight lines.

  • Un Philosophe, 1915 [A Philosopher, 1915]

    Un Philosophe, 1915 [A Philosopher, 1915]

    (art) Made by: Bruyer, Georges 1915

    Art.IWM BUTE 106

    image: A single figure of a poilu standing upon a trench parapet, facing left to right. He wears kepi and a woman's scarf around his head, neck and chest, into which his right hand is thrust. He leans thoughtfully on his left arm, gazing into...

  • L'Espion [The Spy]

    L'Espion [The Spy]

    (art) Made by: Bernard, Edouard 1915

    Art.IWM BUTE 116

    image: Four figures in a landscape facing right. Three poilus and one German spy disguised as an old woman. Behind the spy one bearded poilu in regulation greatcoat and kepi lifts the skirts of the disguise with the muzzle of his rifle to reveal a pair...

  • Les Tranchées dans le Village

    Les Tranchées dans le Village

    (art) Made by: Laboureur, Jean-Emile

    Art.IWM ART 5378

    image: A British infantryman, wearing a greatcoat and holding his rifle, stands in the bottom left corner. Behind him is a mass of trenches, dugouts and barbed wire, which merge into the buildings of a French village. A church spire is visible in the...

  • Imperial War Museum Commission No.1

    Imperial War Museum Commission No.1

    (art) Made by: Kalorkoti, Panayiotis 1988

    Art.IWM ART 16355

    image: A composite print made up of images in the collection of the Imperial War Museum. These include portrait photographs, including an image of Muirhead Bone; photographs of aircraft and weaponry, including a Spitfire and a warship; and images of...

  • IWM Commission No.2

    IWM Commission No.2

    (art) Made by: Kalorkoti, Panayiotis 1988

    Art.IWM ART 16356

    image: A composite print made up of images in the collection of the Imperial War Museum. These include portrait photographs, including images of Churchill and Chamberlain; photographs of aircraft and weaponry, including a flight of Spitfires; and images...