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  • Harvest, 1918

    Harvest, 1918

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1918

    Art.IWM ART 4663

    image: A scene with three French peasant women. Two of the women lean towards the ground as if harvesting, though they are actually tending a grave that is covered in stakes with barbed-wire. To the right another woman stands holding a baby. She has...

  • Gassed

    Gassed

    (art) Made by: Sargent, John Singer 1919

    Art.IWM ART 1460

    Gassed by John Singer Sargent is currently not on display at IWM London. It is on tour to various institutions in North America and will return to IWM North in late 2018. image: A side on view of a line of soldiers being led along a duckboard by a...

  • St George 1914-1918

    St George 1914-1918

    (art) Made by: ffoulkes, Charles John 1933

    Art.IWM ART 5600

    image: An allegorical depiction of a British soldier as St George. The soldier's head is surrounded by a halo and he wears a woollen balaclava, suggestive of a medieval chainmail hood. He is dressed like a normal infantryman but carries a staff in...

  • German Tanks, Forges Les Eaux

    German Tanks, Forges Les Eaux

    (art) Made by: O'Donoghue, Hughie

    Art.IWM ART 17112

    image: A semi-abstract landscape showing the ghostly shapes of tanks on the horizon line, just beyond the iron bridge which crosses the river on the right.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Lancastria

    Lancastria

    (art) Made by: O'Donoghue, Hughie

    Art.IWM ART 16790

    image: A sepia toned photographic image of the SS Lancastria sinking at St Nazaire. The surface of the image has been modified with colour and texture giving the sky an orange glow and appearance of smoke. The name of the ship has been written across the...

  • 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.

  • A Line of Retreat, 1997: Clay Feet

    A Line of Retreat, 1997: Clay Feet

    (art) Made by: O'Donoghue, Hughie 1996

    Art.IWM ART 16700 (9)

    image: an abstract image consisting of predominantly red tones set against a dark background.

  • A Line of Retreat, 1997: Getting out at Cherbourg

    A Line of Retreat, 1997: Getting out at Cherbourg

    (art) Made by: O'Donoghue, Hughie 1996

    Art.IWM ART 16700 (10)

    image: an abstract image predominantly consisting of navy blue and yellowish tones.

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