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  • The Dance of Death - Death Ponders

    The Dance of Death - Death Ponders

    (art) Made by: Smith, Percy Delf 1919

    Art.IWM ART 16640 (4)

    image: Death, personified as a skeleton wrapped in a cloak, watches a British infantryman gasping for air. The soldier lies on his front, clutching at the edges of the shell-hole he has fallen into. He is wearing a gas-mask as clouds of poison gas...

  • The Dance of Death - Death Intoxicated

    The Dance of Death - Death Intoxicated

    (art) Made by: Smith, Percy Delf

    Art.IWM ART 16640 (7)

    image: the scene of a battle showing a British infantryman wearing a gas mask, poised to bayonet a German soldier emerging from a trench on the left of the composition. The German is unarmed and has his back to his assailant. Death, personified as a...

  • The Dance of Death - Death Refuses

    The Dance of Death - Death Refuses

    (art) Made by: Smith, Percy Delf

    Art.IWM ART 16640 (6)

    image: a scene showing the bottom of a dark trench. A dying British infantryman lies entangled with his dying companion, both wearing gas masks. He raises his arm in supplication towards the departing figure of Death, dressed in a cloak, who turns his...

  • The Dance of Death - Death Awed

    The Dance of Death - Death Awed

    (art) Made by: Smith, Percy Delf 1919

    Art.IWM ART 16640 (2)

    image: Death, personified as a skeleton wrapped in a cloak, stands on a duckboard in a flooded battlefield, looking at a pair of boots sited in a puddle to the left. The boots contain remnants of flesh and shattered bone.

  • The Doctor

    The Doctor

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1916

    Art.IWM ART 6435

    image: a scene at a dressing station with the wounded being treated by medical orderlies and a doctor. In the foreground a soldier sitting up on a stretcher on the floor cries out in pain as a doctor examines his head wound. Other figures pass in the...

  • Twilight 1917

    Twilight 1917

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1917

    Art.IWM ART 5900

    image: a medical orderly carries a wounded man slumped on his back through a battlefield. From below the horizon the sun sends rays up into the sky that fan out behind the figures of the two men. A line of barbed wire, trenches and broken ground are...