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  • Broadside

    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.

  • Two minds with but a single thought  (Peace Demonstration and Tanks)

    Two minds with but a single thought (Peace Demonstration and Tanks)

    (art) Made by: Lawson, Sonia 1984

    Art.IWM ART 16012

    image: A depiction of a Chieftain tank shown front on wreathed with camouflage, with a flag displaying a white peace dove on the right. There are three other gun barrels, suggesting other tanks, which also have swags of camouflage placed on them.

  • 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.

  • Anglo Dutch

    Anglo Dutch

    (art) Made by: Tunnard, John 1942

    Art.IWM ART 16736

    image: An abstract image of technological and maritime forms. There is an area of deep red colour on the left of the composition, and a dark hook shape as seen from the side in the centre. Around this there are other small, abstract details.

  • Two Blue Car Doors

    Two Blue Car Doors

    (art) Made by: Woodrow, Bill 1981

    Art.IWM ART 15493

    image: a blue car door, with the exterior surface cut away, is mounted on the wall. An AK-47 machine-gun (simulation) hangs suspended from a metal ribbon which has been cut out of the material from the door. Another ribbon of metal runs from the gun to...

  • 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.

  • The Soldier

    The Soldier

    (art) Made by: Crosbie, William 1943

    Art.IWM ART 16838

    image: a soldier lying on the ground, entangled in barbed wire. Behind him is a broken tree trunk and a seascape with gulls flying overhead.

  • The Naming of Parts

    The Naming of Parts

    (art) Made by: Crook, P J 2003

    Art.IWM ART 16846

    image: a wooden cutlery tray balances on some wooden blocks on a small bookcase, forming a display container for various wooden items: spheres, cubes and cones, counters for board games and pieces that look as if they may have once been part of a chair...

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