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  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Sinking a Floating Mine with Rifle Fire

    Sinking a Floating Mine with Rifle Fire

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen

    Art.IWM ART LD 3276

    image: five sailors, including an officer face away from the viewer, holding rifles, leaning over the side of the ship. Two aim their guns at an orange mine floating in the sea.

  • A Drifting Mine

    A Drifting Mine

    (art) Made by: PEARS, CHARLES 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1350

    image: A seascape with a mine floating in the surface of the water in the foreground. There is a cloudy blue sky above.

  • Stornoway : Armed trawlers and a coasting vessel loading kippers

    Stornoway : Armed trawlers and a coasting vessel loading kippers

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen 1943-07-02

    Art.IWM ART LD 3269

    image: in the foreground there are three armed trawlers moored at the quay side. In the background there is a fishing boat moored next to a line of waiting lorries with a village in the distance.

  • A Line of Tanks

    A Line of Tanks

    (art) Made by: Lawson, Cecil Constant Philip 1917

    Art.IWM ART 5875

    image: A scene at a dock with a long line of tanks ready to be loaded onto a merchant ship, which is moored at the dockside. A few dock workers stand to the right.

  • St George 1914-1918

    St George 1914-1918

    (art) Made by: ffoulkes, Charles John 1933

    Art.IWM ART 5600

    image: An allegorical depiction of a British soldier as St George. The soldier's head is surrounded by a halo and he wears a woollen balaclava, suggestive of a medieval chainmail hood. He is dressed like a normal infantryman but carries a staff in...

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