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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Battle of Germany

    Battle of Germany

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4526

    image: An abstract aerial view of a bombing raid on a city.

  • Defence of Albion

    Defence of Albion

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 1933

    image: A Sunderland flying boat on a stormy sea off the coast of Portland. Part of the U Boat is visible in front of the plane. Large quarried stones are stacked on the shore.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Street, Ruabon

    Street, Ruabon

    (art) Made by: Scott, William 1944

    Art.IWM ART 16836

    image: A village street scene, in the late evening. In the background a group of people stand talking. In the foreground a woman walks along the street towards the viewer.

  • 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.