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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...

  • Stop the War Coalition Poster Number 1

    Stop the War Coalition Poster Number 1

    (posters) Made by: Kennard, Peter (Undefined) 2003

    Art.IWM PST 8854

    whole:sheet is filled by the photomonatged image on a black background. A line of green type runs along the top of the sheet, next to it is a circular logo in green, white and black. image: A photograph of the world wearing a gas mask. The American flag...

  • Pale Armistice

    Pale Armistice

    (art) Made by: Hawksley, Rozanne 1991-11-01

    Art.IWM ART 16410

    whole: a funeral wreath made from overlapping white mens and womens gloves. There is a posy of artificial funeral flowers attached on the bottom right. In amongst the flowers are bleached bones. The gloves are hand sewn onto a metal shape, that has been...

  • Follow the Fuhrer, Over the Snows

    Follow the Fuhrer, Over the Snows

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1942

    Art.IWM ART 15646

    image: an apocalyptic vision of a horde of screaming skulls rising up from the depths of the landscape. Included in the centre is a cut out of Hitler's open mouth, moustache and nose, incorporating a collage element into the composition. The ground...

  • 2nd and 3rd May - The Belgrano

    2nd and 3rd May - The Belgrano

    (art) Made by: Kirkwood, John 1990

    Art.IWM ART 16583

    image: A large red door-bell is collaged onto the canvas. It is surrounded by a thick splattering of red paint which drips down onto a group of men at the base of the composition. Their heads and shoulders float in a dark background, their faces are...

  • A Time of Silence

    A Time of Silence

    (art) Made by: Delavigne, Ronald 1998

    Art.IWM ART 16848

    whole: The painting shows a bloody head on a stick surrounded by a large black expanse. The face is sunken and yellow and surrounded by bluish-grey halo, above it is word 'Changi' .

  • Skull in a Landscape

    Skull in a Landscape

    (art) Made by: Burra, Edward 1946

    Art.IWM ART 15554

    image: A ghoulish, skeletal figure wearing a British steel helmet, stalks a featureless landscape against a red sky. The skull-like head has large black eye sockets and a fleshy nose. Its mouth, seen in profile, is the shape of a fish head and spine. The...

  • 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...

  • Runaway Horse in an Air-raid alarm, London, Autumn 1939

    Runaway Horse in an Air-raid alarm, London, Autumn 1939

    (art) Made by: Thornycroft, Priscilla (Artist) 1955

    Art.IWM ART 17474

    image: a black horse falls in the gutter as it impales itself on some twisted railings. The horse bears its teeth as blood pours from its throat. In the background is a view along an empty London street.

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