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  • Fraternity


    (art) Made by: John, Augustus E 1920

    Art.IWM ART 3070

    image: A scene with three soldiers standing amongst the rubble of a bombed building. The background seems quite abstract in comparison to their figures. Two of the soldiers, the one on the left looking much younger than the others, tilt their heads close...

  • A Gun At Thélus

    A Gun At Thélus

    (art) Made by: John, Augustus E

    Art.IWM ART 3997

    image: a British artillery position, with one heavy gun and two gunners shrouded by camouflage netting suspended from thin poles. The gun is protected by a wall of sandbags and a large number of shells are lined up in the foreground.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Last Message

    The Last Message

    (art) Made by: Matania, Fortunino 1917

    Art.IWM ART 5192

    image: A soldier in trenchcoat and tin hat kneels in the mud by the side of another soldier who is fatally wounded. He cups his hand to his ear to mask the dying man's words from the noise of battle in the distance. The dying man holds the other...

  • 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...

  • An Advanced Post, Day

    An Advanced Post, Day

    (art) Made by: Nash, John 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1157

    image: Three British soldiers shelter under a corrugated iron roof in an advanced post. Another soldier sits in the immediate foreground on sentry duty, looking towards one of the stacked rifles on the left, which has a small mirror mounted on the...

  • Studies for "Gunners: 8" Howitzer"

    Studies for "Gunners: 8" Howitzer"

    (art) Made by: Ledward, Gilbert

    Art.IWM ART 16289 1 - 2

    Image: Two mounted preparatory sketches, one above the other, for a sculptural relief depicting bare-chested British gunners tending an 8-inch howitzer. They line up behind the gun, some men moving shells, with two further howitzers visible behind. A...

  • Gunners. Turning Out for an SOS. Battery action at night

    Gunners. Turning Out for an SOS. Battery action at night

    (art) Made by: Roberts, William 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1171

    image: a group of gunners of the Royal Field Artillery hurriedly emerging from a dugout, still dressing as they run towards a battery firing into the distance. A Sergeant stands to the left of the composition, holding a torch in his hand shining down at...