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  • 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.

  • Lama Sabachthani [Why have you forsaken me?]

    Lama Sabachthani [Why have you forsaken me?]

    (art) Made by: Kestelman, Morris 1943

    Art.IWM ART 16786

    image: A scene of mourning. A group of Jewish men, women and children weep and mourn over a mound of corpses. In the background are further large heaps of corpses and burning buildings. The mourning men wear prayer shawls and pillbox hats and carry Torah...

  • 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.

  • Other Mothers' Sons

    Other Mothers' Sons

    (art) Made by: Crook, P J 1991

    Art.IWM ART 16420

    image: lines of Gulf war soldiers in formation, with only their heads and shoulders visible. The different helmets and headgear reflect the different nationalities of the soldiers involved, with British and American style helmets amongst them. All are...

  • Defence of Albion

    Defence of Albion

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 1933

    image: A Sunderland flying boat on a stormy sea off the coast of Portland. Part of the U Boat is visible in front of the plane. Large quarried stones are stacked on the shore.

  • A Battery Shelled

    A Battery Shelled

    (art) Made by: Lewis, Percy Wyndham 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2747

    image: Three officers stand to the left of the composition beside a pile of ammunition boxes. Each looks in a different direction. One has his back to the viewer and looks out over the scene of the painting. There are marionette-like figures moving over...

  • '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.

  • 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....

  • Broadside


    (art) Made by: McLean, Bruce 1985

    Art.IWM ART 16395

    image: A diptych. A glowing dark red background surrounds a central area of splashed layers of colour, predominantly dark blues. At the top of this surge of colour is a broad white area where the heavy outlines of a wedge-shaped battleship armed with two...

  • Troops in Single File prepare to Break Cover and board a Chinook Heliocopter

    Troops in Single File prepare to Break Cover and board a Chinook Heliocopter

    (art) Made by: Lawson, Sonia 1984

    Art.IWM ART 16013

    image: A depiction of armed British soldiers lining up ready to board a helicopter, which is not visible. They are all crouching down on one knee.