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  • Factory


    (art) Made by: Turnbull, Alison 2000

    Art.IWM ART 16747

    image: An architectural floor plan of a factory in grey on an olive green background. It is based on a plan by Albert Speer for 'Dachs IV', an underground factory for which tunnelling was started, but was then halted by the Allied advance at...

  • '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.

  • Premonitions of the Blitz, 1940

    Premonitions of the Blitz, 1940

    (art) Made by: Trevelyan, Julian 1940

    Art.IWM ART 15756

    image: An abstract depiction of the heads and shoulders of two figures; one woman on the left and a man wearing a flat cap on the right. Behind them two small figures and buildings are visible, including a building on the right with black smoke billowing...

  • Starved Faces

    Starved Faces

    (art) Made by: Halter, Roman

    Art.IWM ART 17257

    image: A portrait of a man comprising of several smaller faces. The face is also surrounded by more faces and has several lines of Hebrew text inscribed on the forehead.

  • 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.

  • To the Unknown British Soldier in France

    To the Unknown British Soldier in France

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William

    Art.IWM ART 4438

    image: A coffin holding the remains of an unknown soldier, draped in the Union flag, lies at the bottom of the composition. The coffin lies in state in a richly decorated marble hall directly beneath a chandelier. There is a dark hallway in the centre...

  • Moses The Prophet

    Moses The Prophet

    (art) Made by: Halter, Roman

    Art.IWM ART 17261

    image: A head and shoulders portrait of Moses. His beard is represented by a large group of naked women and children standing huddled together. The rest of his features comprise of faces and Jewish symbols such as the menorah.

  • Stealth


    (art) Made by: Kalkhof, Peter 1995

    Art.IWM ART 16824

    image: a stealth bomber flies over a desert landscape. Behind the bomber the landscape is covered by a grid, ahead of the bomber the space is full of small shining particles. The body of the bomber is semi-transparent; small broken up black and grey...

  • 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.

  • The Execution

    The Execution

    (art) Made by: Evans, Merlyn 1945

    Art.IWM ART 15279

    image: A heavily abstracted piece with an isolated hanging form representing a dead body in the centre of the composition, which hangs from a horizontal structure. This is surrounded by an amorphous mass of shapes, which appear to suggest a crowd of...