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  • Dysentery

    Dysentery

    (art) Made by: Rawlings, Leo

    Art.IWM ART LD 6038

    A naked and emaciated prisoner-of-war sits on the edge of a bamboo bed with a metal bowl covered with a rectangular lid by his feet.

  • Appalling Conditions of Ammunition Trucks in which British and Allied POW's had to Travel

    Appalling Conditions of Ammunition Trucks in which British and Allied POW's had to Travel

    (art) Made by: Rawlings, Leo 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 6032

    The ammunition carriage of a train enclosing a large and tightly-packed group of prisoners of war. The doorway of the carriage is on the left and various bits of equipment are suspended from the ceiling by a line across the carriage.

  • Journey by Train from Singapore to Thailand to the 'Rest Camp'

    Journey by Train from Singapore to Thailand to the 'Rest Camp'

    (art) Made by: Rawlings, Leo

    Art.IWM ART LD 6031

    Open-topped train carriages containing prisoners-of-war, many of whom are holding out their arms for food from the people by the side of the railway, who are in the bottom left of the composition. A steam engine is directly behind the carriage to the...

  • Bourlon Wood, Somme 1917

    Bourlon Wood, Somme 1917

    (art) Made by: Weaver, S 1917

    Art.IWM ART 5587

    image: A scene in Bourlon Wood in northern France. A dead British soldier lies on the snow-covered ground on his back in the immediate foreground with a dead German soldier lying face down in the snow further back. There are bomb damaged tree trunks all...

  • I. A Ward in the Chungkai Hospital

    I. A Ward in the Chungkai Hospital

    (art) Made by: Chalker, Jack Bridger

    Art.IWM ART LD 6652

    The interior of a hospital ward of a prisoner-of-war camp at Chungkai. There are two rows of rudimentary beds or benches lining the tent walls. Thin men with severe malnutrition sit on the beds, whilst another stands in the aisle in the foreground. The...

  • 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...

  • Battle of Arakan, 1943: Wounded Japanese and Arakanese Prisoners in a Main Dressing Station at Indon, behind the Donbaik
Front

    Battle of Arakan, 1943: Wounded Japanese and Arakanese Prisoners in a Main Dressing Station at Indon, behind the Donbaik Front

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3173

    image: two British soldiers, one bare-chested and tattooed, sit on a ledge next to two stretchers on which injured soldiers are lying. They are sitting inside a grass hut. In the background there are other soldiers sitting on the ground and on stretchers.

  • Soldiers Sleeping, May 1940

    Soldiers Sleeping, May 1940

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940-05-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 216

    image: Three soldiers sprawl on the ground asleep, under a tree. Behind them are some empty hills. In the foreground there are some poles tied together, suggesting the beginnings of an unfinished tent.

  • The Receiving Tent in a Dressing-station, France

    The Receiving Tent in a Dressing-station, France

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3629

    image: the interior of a receiving tent at a dressing station on the Western Front in France. In the foreground a British casualty lies on his side on a stretcher, a basin on the ground near his head. In the left foreground a captured German infantryman...

  • The Church of England Church and Cemetery, Kanyu River Camp, Nov 1942

    The Church of England Church and Cemetery, Kanyu River Camp, Nov 1942

    (art) Made by: Chalker, Jack Bridger

    Art.IWM ART 16772

    A pen and ink drawing of a makeshift outdoor cemetery and church. There are several marked graves on the left, and a cleared space with wooden benches on the right; both are enclosed by a low wooden fence. The river lies beyond. Annotations within the...

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