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  • To the Unknown British Soldier in France

    To the Unknown British Soldier in France

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William

    Art.IWM ART 4438

    image: A coffin holding the remains of an unknown soldier, draped in the Union flag, lies at the bottom of the composition. The coffin lies in state in a richly decorated marble hall directly beneath a chandelier. There is a dark hallway in the centre...

  • Youth Mourning

    Youth Mourning

    (art) Made by: Clausen, George 1916

    Art.IWM ART 4655

    image: A naked young woman, personifying Youth, kneels in a grief-stricken attitude before a wooden cross marking a grave. In the distance are the flooded craters of a battlefield.

  • Other Mothers' Sons

    Other Mothers' Sons

    (art) Made by: Crook, P J 1991

    Art.IWM ART 16420

    image: lines of Gulf war soldiers in formation, with only their heads and shoulders visible. The different helmets and headgear reflect the different nationalities of the soldiers involved, with British and American style helmets amongst them. All are...

  • Gassed

    Gassed

    (art) Made by: Sargent, John Singer 1919

    Art.IWM ART 1460

    Gassed by John Singer Sargent is currently not on display at IWM London. It is on tour to various institutions in North America and will return to IWM North in late 2018. image: A side on view of a line of soldiers being led along a duckboard by a...

  • Battle of Germany

    Battle of Germany

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4526

    image: An abstract aerial view of a bombing raid on a city.

  • The Menin Road

    The Menin Road

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2242

    image: A devastated battlefield pocked with rain-filled shell-holes, flooded trenches and shattered trees lit by unearthly beams of light from an apocalyptic sky. Two figures pick their way along a tree-lined road, the road punctuated by shell-holes and...

  • A Howitzer Gun in Elevation

    A Howitzer Gun in Elevation

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1917

    Art.IWM ART 514

    image: A howitzer gun, with the barrel raised for firing, against a pale sky. The gun is in the lower left corner, and is cropped at the edge of the canvas.

  • We are Making a New World

    We are Making a New World

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1146

    image: The view over a desolate landscape with shattered trees, the earth a mass of shell holes. The sun hangs high in the sky, beams of light shining down through heavy, earth-coloured clouds.

  • A Battery Shelled

    A Battery Shelled

    (art) Made by: Lewis, Percy Wyndham 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2747

    image: Three officers stand to the left of the composition beside a pile of ammunition boxes. Each looks in a different direction. One has his back to the viewer and looks out over the scene of the painting. There are marionette-like figures moving over...

  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1550

    image: An abstracted aerial view of a wide flat landscape including the mouth of a river. Above the sky is full of contrails, and to the upper right aircraft can be seen flying in formation.