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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.

  • On the Wire - Inspired by "With a Machine Gun to Cambrai"

    On the Wire - Inspired by "With a Machine Gun to Cambrai"

    (art) Made by: Roberts, William 1972

    Art.IWM ART 6172

    image: a group of British soldiers, dead and dying, lie entagled in a web of barbed wire before a German trench.

  • Necktank (1918)

    Necktank (1918)

    (art) Made by: Finlay, Ian Hamilton

    Art.IWM ART 15807

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  • Heroes of the XXth Century: Franco

    Heroes of the XXth Century: Franco

    (art) Made by: Mayen, Eric 1995

    Art.IWM ART 16585 1

    image: A Spanish postage stamp bearing the image of General Franco with a painted border in umber acrylic paint. This is placed just above centre within a white sheet of paper.

  • Heroes of the XXth Century: Stalin

    Heroes of the XXth Century: Stalin

    (art) Made by: Mayen, Eric 1995

    Art.IWM ART 16585 2

    image: A Soviet postage stamp bearing the image of Stalin with a painted border in umber acrylic paint. This is placed just above centre within a white sheet of paper.

  • The Tree of Life

    The Tree of Life

    (art) Made by: Collins, Cecil 1946

    Art.IWM ART 16408

    image: an image of a man's head, shown in profile, conjoined with a tree at the mouth of a river, which is denoted by a curved and jagged shape. This appears to symbolise spiritual harmony and reconciliation.

  • War

    War

    (art) Made by: Collins, Cecil 1946

    Art.IWM ART 16407

    image: in the foreground is a weeping face with a shell-like body, beside a flag pole shrouded in a cloud of smoke. On the horizon appear to be hills or mountains, with clouds immediately above and rays of light emanating out from the sun as it meets the...

  • Catameringue

    Catameringue

    (art) Made by: Finlay, Ian Hamilton (Undefined)

    Art.IWM ART 15808

    image: two blue ellipses joined by two black shapes, which combine to create the impression of a cream filled meringue. It also suggests the shape of a catamaran seen from below, with the title a play on words.

  • Woman Wearing Mantilla

    Woman Wearing Mantilla

    (art) Made by: Halter, Roman

    Art.IWM ART 17256

    image: A portrait of the artist's mother with her eyes downcast wearing a dark mantilla. Crowds of faces and figures can be seen within the delicate pattern of the veil.

  • The Nuremberg Trial, 1946

    The Nuremberg Trial, 1946

    (art) Made by: Knight, Laura 1946

    Art.IWM ART LD 5798

    image: On the right two benches of the accused leaders stretch away from the foreground to the centre of the painting. Behind the defendants stands a line of white-helmeted military police who guard the benches and separate them from the court beyond....

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