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  • 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.

  • '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.

  • Void of War

    Void of War

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 15514

    image: an angular, almost abstract depiction of a shell-pocked landscape and shattered trees. A duckboard angles its way across the landscape, and driving rain falls from a cloud in the top left corner of the composition.

  • Memory of the Somme, 1st July 1916

    Memory of the Somme, 1st July 1916

    (art) Made by: Russell, Henry 1916

    Art.IWM ART 6462

    image: the outstretched arm, clothed in khaki, of a soldier with a clear glass bottle filled with rum on the ground next to the man's upturned palm. This is set against muddy ground with some vegetation visible, suggesting a shell-hole.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • The Mad Woman of Douai

    The Mad Woman of Douai

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1918

    Art.IWM ART 4671

    image: A scene set in the ruins of a church. The East-facing fall of the apse is all that remains, and the crucifix still intact. A group of peasants stand around a woman sitting on a chair next to a table. She has an expression of horror frozen on her...

  • 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.

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