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  • Untitled 1985 (Death and the Bulldozer with Drummers)

    Untitled 1985 (Death and the Bulldozer with Drummers)

    (art) Made by: Sandle, Michael 1985

    Art.IWM ART 16024

    image: a skeletal Death drives a bulldozer directly towards the viewer, pushing a pile of war debris and rubble before it. Marching on either side of the vehicle are military drummers with animal-like heads, forming a deathly procession.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Buried


    (art) Made by: Doherty, Willie 2009

    Art.IWM ART 17559

    whole: Buried is a film about landscape and memory, about the difficulties of addressing painful, violent events in a post-conflict situation. The viewer is taken on a disturbing journey into a dark forest. As tension mounts Doherty plays with our...

  • Camp Boundary

    Camp Boundary

    (art) Made by: Seawright, Paul 2002

    Art.IWM ART 16792

    In 2002, IWM commissioned Paul Seawright to respond to the War in Afghanistan, which had started the previous October. He was interested in how an artist might engage with conflict in a way that was different to the dramatic spectacles of photojournalism...

  • Scots-Irish/Irish-Scots


    (art) Made by: BUCHANAN, RODERICK 2011

    Art.IWM ART 17576

    Two screen projection side by side, divided by a partition. The films follow two Scottish flute bands during the marching season in Northern Ireland in 2009/10. The films are shown simultaneously, to give both sides equal levels of representation. One...

  • The Last Soviet

    The Last Soviet

    (art) Made by: Tribe, Kerry (Creator) 2010

    Art.IWM ART 17578

    whole: The Last Soviet centres on the story of Sergei Krikalev, the Soviet cosmonaut stranded aboard the Mir space station for many months during the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. The film recreates the poetic story that a parcel of autumn leaves...

  • Entering the Field

    Entering the Field

    (art) Made by: Sloan, Victor 1986

    Art.IWM ART 16832

    image: Behind a large group of parked cars a large group of people are assembled, some with banners. There are some large trees beyond the cars as if at the edge of a field.

  • The Field II

    The Field II

    (art) Made by: Sloan, Victor 1986

    Art.IWM ART 16833

    image: A group of trees on a small slope. A sign standing in front reads 'Co. ARMAGH ORANGEMEN STILL SAY NO!'.