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  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 'La Guerre Contre l'Homme'

    'La Guerre Contre l'Homme'

    (art) Made by: Musialowicz, H

    Art.IWM ART 16708

    image: Dark shadowed images of standing figures.

  • Debris of War 1984

    Debris of War 1984

    (art) Made by: Petherbridge, Deanna 1984

    Art.IWM ART 15902

    Image: a mass of tubes, pipes and planks cover the floor, with large tube-like structures suggestive of artillery gun barrels pointing up towards the sky.

  • Halt! Who Goes There 1941

    Halt! Who Goes There 1941

    (art) Made by: Trevelyan, Julian 1941

    Art.IWM ART 16075

    image: in the foreground are three strangely depicted British soldiers: one with four gun barrels protruding from his chest, one sitting on the ground and the third with a small ladder leaning against him, upon which a smaller man is climbing. There is a...

  • Gas Mask 1941

    Gas Mask 1941

    (art) Made by: Trevelyan, Julian 1941

    Art.IWM ART 16074

    image: a bizarre and unsettling depiction of a British infantryman in full kit. The soldier is shown wearing recognisable elements of uniform, such as tin hat, greatcoat and with a bedding roll attached to the top of his pack. But his face is a mixture...

  • Untitled [First Aid To The Injured]

    Untitled [First Aid To The Injured]

    (art) Made by: Fairnington, Mark 1998

    Art.IWM ART 17167

    image: a black line drawing isolated in the centre of an oversized page. The drawing depicts a fireman with a shovel next to a campfire. The flames are rising high above the fireman's head to form a cloud of smoke, wood, furniture, fencing and...

  • Untitled [First Aid To The Injured]

    Untitled [First Aid To The Injured]

    (art) Made by: Fairnington, Mark 1998

    Art.IWM ART 17166

    image: a black line drawing isolated in the centre of an oversize page. The drawing depicts a male figure lying unconscious on the ground with his wrists bound around the neck of a uniformed woman. She straddles him, leaning forward with her palms on the...

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