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  • Runaway Horse in an Air-raid alarm, London, Autumn 1939

    Runaway Horse in an Air-raid alarm, London, Autumn 1939

    (art) Made by: Thornycroft, Priscilla (Artist) 1955

    Art.IWM ART 17474

    image: a black horse falls in the gutter as it impales itself on some twisted railings. The horse bears its teeth as blood pours from its throat. In the background is a view along an empty London street.

  • The Visitation

    The Visitation

    (art) Made by: de Francia, Peter 1989

    Art.IWM ART 16371

    image: four soldiers lie and sit underneath a shelter made of camouflaged sheeting to the left, three of the men sleeping. The fourth, writing a letter, stares in disbelief at a figure on the right, who brandishes a skull taken from a basket that he...

  • The Great Convoy to North Africa, 1942

    The Great Convoy to North Africa, 1942

    (art) Made by: Eurich, Richard Ernst 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3477

    image: Panoramic view of a convoy heading for the Atlantic seen from the shore and through a pair of binoculars held by a pair of disembodied hands in centre of composition, highlighting two Naval destroyers accompanying the convoy

  • Imperial War Museum - War Paintings and Other Records at the Royal Academy

    Imperial War Museum - War Paintings and Other Records at the Royal Academy

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined) 1919-11

    Art.IWM PST 13724

    whole: the image is positioned in the upper centre. The title and text are separate and occupy the majority, in white. Further text is integrated and placed in the upper centre, in white. All set against a black background and held within a decorative...

  • 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 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Target Area: Whitley Bombers Over Berlin

    Target Area: Whitley Bombers Over Berlin

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 827

    Image: an aerial view of four Whitley bombers in flight over a target area of Berlin in Germany. Two of the aircraft are shown side on in detail, a third shown from the rear, its rear gun turret prominent. A fourth is shown in silhouette in the distance...

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