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  • Street, Ruabon

    Street, Ruabon

    (art) Made by: Scott, William 1944

    Art.IWM ART 16836

    image: A village street scene, in the late evening. In the background a group of people stand talking. In the foreground a woman walks along the street towards the viewer.

  • 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 Angels of Destruction

    The Angels of Destruction

    (art) Made by: Adams, Norman

    Art.IWM ART 17276

    image: Above a limbless figure sitting in an abstracted cityscape, blue cruciform shapes marked with RAF roundels fly in a sky crossed with pink and yellow searchlights.

  • Tiger Tiger Burning Bright

    Tiger Tiger Burning Bright

    (art) Made by: Sandle, Michael 1984

    Art.IWM ART 15992

    image: a German Tiger tank shown in profile on fire within a forest. The scene is largely dark, the only colour provided by the flames.

  • Blue Baby, Blitz Over Britain, 1941

    Blue Baby, Blitz Over Britain, 1941

    (art) Made by: Burra, Edward 1941

    Art.IWM ART 16500

    image: a monstrous blue bird-like figure hovers over a desolate landscape. Clouds of smoke rise from rocky shapes on the ground. A group of figures cower in terror among the ruins of their homes.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Executed for No Apparent Reason; a Study of the Mind or Something

    Executed for No Apparent Reason; a Study of the Mind or Something

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles

    Art.IWM ART 15417 101

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  • Nagasaki

    Nagasaki

    (art) Made by: Ashton, Graham 1978

    Art.IWM ART 16787

    image: the composition is divided into three vertical sections. The left section depicts an egg-shaped bomb with a square tail. The centre section shows cloud rising above an island, with a mottled sea in front. The right section shows the bomb falling...

  • Skull in a Landscape

    Skull in a Landscape

    (art) Made by: Burra, Edward 1946

    Art.IWM ART 15554

    image: A ghoulish, skeletal figure wearing a British steel helmet, stalks a featureless landscape against a red sky. The skull-like head has large black eye sockets and a fleshy nose. Its mouth, seen in profile, is the shape of a fish head and spine. The...

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