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  • On the Wire - Inspired by "With a Machine Gun to Cambrai"

    On the Wire - Inspired by "With a Machine Gun to Cambrai"

    (art) Made by: Roberts, William 1972

    Art.IWM ART 6172

    image: a group of British soldiers, dead and dying, lie entagled in a web of barbed wire before a German trench.

  • 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.

  • 'Sacrifice'. Study for the painting in Ottawa.

    'Sacrifice'. Study for the painting in Ottawa.

    (art) Made by: Sims, Charles 1918

    Art.IWM ART 5581

    image: A depiction of Christ on the cross is superimposed over a scene of British soldiers gathering to bury dead soldiers in a battle-scarred landscape. There appear to be civilians in the foreground and a building on the right.

  • The Artist: Self Portrait

    The Artist: Self Portrait

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2993

    image: A head and shoulders self-portrait of the artist wearing a steel helmet and sheepskin jerkin. He stands before a battle-scarred landscape containing a grave, which is marked by a steel helmet placed on top of a rifle stuck into the earth. The sky...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Passing Bells - Untitled 10

    Passing Bells - Untitled 10

    (art) Made by: Walker, John 1998

    Art.IWM ART 16744 15

    image: a dead soldier, with stumpy arms and his head seemingly covered in a bandage, is suspended over the branch of a bare tree stump.

  • Passing Bells - Untitled 22

    Passing Bells - Untitled 22

    (art) Made by: Walker, John 1998

    Art.IWM ART 16744 27

    image: a dead or dying soldier lying on the ground in front of barbed wire defences. The soldier has a sheep's skull for a head.

  • Passing Bells - Untitled 11

    Passing Bells - Untitled 11

    (art) Made by: Walker, John 1998

    Art.IWM ART 16744 16

    image: three wounded soldiers kneel alongside each other. Their heads are bandaged and their mouths are open in pain. Whilst they are kneeling, their legs appear stump-like.

  • Passing Bells - Untitled 14

    Passing Bells - Untitled 14

    (art) Made by: Walker, John 1998

    Art.IWM ART 16744 19

    image: a soldier, silhouetted against the sky, surveys a battlefield covered with dead bodies. The soldier has an oversized head, as if covered in bandages.