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  • 'Sacrifice'. Study for the painting in Ottawa.

    'Sacrifice'. Study for the painting in Ottawa.

    (art) Made by: Sims, Charles 1918

    Art.IWM ART 5581

    image: A depiction of Christ on the cross is superimposed over a scene of British soldiers gathering to bury dead soldiers in a battle-scarred landscape. There appear to be civilians in the foreground and a building on the right.

  • Peace - Giant

    Peace - Giant

    (art) Made by: Keane, John 1990

    Art.IWM ART 16404

    image: a large shadowy structure set against a blue sky, a corrugated iron fence and grassy landscape in the foreground.

  • 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...

  • Salon des Humoristes [Salon of the Cartoonists]

    Salon des Humoristes [Salon of the Cartoonists]

    (posters) Made by: Neumont, Maurice (Undefined) 1918

    Art.IWM PST 11038

    whole: the image occupies the whole, with the title and text integrated and positioned down the right-hand side, in orange and in black. Further text is integrated and positioned in orange, lower left. All set against a white background. image: a cartoon...

  • An Air Raid Warden at Kano, Northern Nigeria

    An Air Raid Warden at Kano, Northern Nigeria

    (art) Made by: Trevelyan, Julian 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2178

    image: A night scene of the town of Kano, in Nigeria. In the foreground the air raid warden stands holding what appears to be a long trumpet. He wears a white robe and a tin hat. Behind and around him the townspeople carry out their routine activities of...

  • 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...

  • 815681945 or the Hiroshima Cartoon

    815681945 or the Hiroshima Cartoon

    (art) Made by: Ashton, Graham 1978

    Art.IWM ART 15153

    image: the composition is split into four cartoon-style frames, depicting the progress of the atomic bomb that was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima at the end of the Second World War. The frames show the bomb going from a military installation...

  • 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.

  • Œuvres du Front de Blessés, Mutilés, Internés [Works from the Front by the Wounded, Disabled, and Interned]

    Œuvres du Front de Blessés, Mutilés, Internés [Works from the Front by the Wounded, Disabled, and Interned]

    (posters) Made by: Fournier, André (Undefined) 1916-12-21

    Art.IWM PST 11110

    whole: the image occupies the left half, with the title and text separate and positioned across the top edge and right half, in brown. All set against a white background. image: a full-length depiction of a French soldier in uniform, drawing in a...

  • Damaged Steel Girders, Bristol 1941

    Damaged Steel Girders, Bristol 1941

    (art) Made by: Vézelay, Paule 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 7206

    image: An abstract composition of coiled and twisted girders of all sizes.

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