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  • Army Recruitment

    Army Recruitment

    (art) Made by: Walker, Ray

    Art.IWM ART 15423

    image: A triptych of three equal-sized panels depicting British soldiers, British military insignia, military equipment and symbols. These include the insignia of the SAS and the Parachute Regiment, a Union Jack, and the symbol of the Ulster Volunteer...

  • Corporal Guise DCM, Rifle Brigade

    Corporal Guise DCM, Rifle Brigade

    (art) Made by: Elwes, Simon 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2787

    image: A head and shoulders portrait of Guise, who has turned to his left to face the viewer. He wears a desert issue shirt, with the ribbon of his Distinguished Conduct Medal visible on his chest.

  • German Star Shells : men at the guns off the German coast, 11th August 1918

    German Star Shells : men at the guns off the German coast, 11th August 1918

    (art) Made by: PEARS, CHARLES 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1356

    image: Sailors man two guns on the deck of a ship in the immediate right foreground, with another Royal Navy warship just visible in the background. The night scene is illuminated by a single German star shell in the sky.

  • Sergeant J P Kenneally, VC : 1 Battalion, Irish Guards

    Sergeant J P Kenneally, VC : 1 Battalion, Irish Guards

    (art) Made by: Carr, Henry 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3395

    image: a half-length, seated portrait of Sergeant J P Kenneally, holding a rifle and wearing a tin helmet.

  • 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...

  • An Air Gunner In A Gun-turret : Sergeant G Holmes, D.F.M

    An Air Gunner In A Gun-turret : Sergeant G Holmes, D.F.M

    (art) Made by: Mansbridge, John 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 374

    image: a head and shoulder portrait of Sergeant G Holmes in a gun turret, wearing flying gear and goggles pushed up onto his forehead.

  • 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...

  • An Attack By Flame-Throwers

    An Attack By Flame-Throwers

    (art) Made by: Gillot, E Louis 1918

    Art.IWM ART 876

    image: a view across a scarred battlefield with a trench protected by barbed wire on the left. Two soldiers are standing in the trench just outside an underground dugout. In the middle ground a jet of flame emerges from a flame thrower and there is...

  • Fortified Islands in the Bristol Channel: 2" Naval UP Projector on an earlier fortification

    Fortified Islands in the Bristol Channel: 2" Naval UP Projector on an earlier fortification

    (art) Made by: Howard-Jones, Ray 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3527

    image: A Naval UP Projector standing on top of an old fortification. The gun is manned by two uniformed figures, one on either side. In the foreground there are two sets of steps: one leading up to the soldiers and the second leading down to a doorway in...

  • 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.

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