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  • Reprisal


    (art) Made by: Currie, Ken 1991

    Art.IWM ART 16427

    image: a bare-chested and pot-bellied man wearing a cone-shaped hat in the process of striking another person, who kneels on the ground with their head covered. The man executing the punishment brandishes what could be a machete or a curved stick of some...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Passing Bells - Untitled 9

    Passing Bells - Untitled 9

    (art) Made by: Walker, John 1998

    Art.IWM ART 16744 14

    image: the figure of a dead or badly wounded soldier beside a shattered tree stump. The soldier's visible leg has been reduced to a stump, as has his left arm.

  • Passing Bells - Untitled 15

    Passing Bells - Untitled 15

    (art) Made by: Walker, John 1998

    Art.IWM ART 16744 20

    image: a depiction of a soldier with an oversized bandaged head, shown side on with a bleak landscape visible behind. A series of marks in the background suggest shattered tree stumps.

  • 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...

  • Void of War

    Void of War

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 15514

    image: an angular, almost abstract depiction of a shell-pocked landscape and shattered trees. A duckboard angles its way across the landscape, and driving rain falls from a cloud in the top left corner of the composition.

  • 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.

  • La Moisson

    La Moisson

    (art) Made by: de Bruycker, Jules

    Art.IWM ART 115

    image: a skeletal deathly miller stands underneath a windmill holding a German officer by the shoulders. The officer has his arm outstretched towards a skeletal Death, who stands in a field harvesting corpses with a scythe. A long line of skulls leads...

  • La Mort Sonnant le Glas audessus des Flandres

    La Mort Sonnant le Glas audessus des Flandres

    (art) Made by: de Bruycker, Jules

    Art.IWM ART 113

    image: a large skeletal figure of Death sits at the top of a cathedral, shaking a large bell with one hand and with a hanged man suspended beneath him. Death surveys a macabre scene, with columns of people carrying numerous coffins towards the entrance...