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  • Pour que la Terre leur Soit Légère [So that the earth may lie lightly on them]

    Pour que la Terre leur Soit Légère [So that the earth may lie lightly on them]

    (posters) Made by: Nicolet, Frank Lucien

    Art.IWM PST 12358

    whole: the image covers the majority, with the title integrated and positioned upper left, in black. The text is separate and positioned across the bottom edge, in white against a blue background. image: a Canadian soldier stands in a field of poppies,...

  • The Greek Civil War : Relatives mourn their dead at Peristere

    The Greek Civil War : Relatives mourn their dead at Peristere

    (art) Made by: Cole, Leslie 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5039

    image: three swollen corpses lie on the ground in a barren landscape. A fourth is being lifted by a group of men using a white sheet as a stretcher. The group is surrounded by two children holding flowers and several mourning women, dressed in black. A...

  • His Dream Realised

    His Dream Realised

    (posters) Made by: Roberts, Winifred Russell (Undefined) 1918

    Art.IWM PST 10831

    whole: the image occupies the majority, with the title integrated and positioned in the lower quarter, in white outlined black. Further text is integrated and positioned in the upper quarter, in black outlined red, and in black, and also positioned down...

  • '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 First Stretch of the Hell Railway

    The First Stretch of the Hell Railway

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1943-04

    Art.IWM ART 15417 89

    A view of a length of the Thai-Burma railway bordered by telegraph poles and with rice fields on either side. Trees and hills are visible in the distance.

  • After the Battle

    After the Battle

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 2706

    image: a view of a Western Front battlefield in the aftermath of battle, with rain falling from the sky. Four corpses lie amongst shattered trenches, with broken duckboards, barbed wire and corrugated iron littering the scene. There are also water filled...

  • The Building of the Main Bridge over the Salween River

    The Building of the Main Bridge over the Salween River

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1943-08

    Art.IWM ART 15417 59

    A view from afar of a large bridge being constructed across a river. Both river banks are covered in jungle vegetation with a few buildings visible immediately on both banks. Many people are also visible though only as tiny dots in the distance. There is...

  • The Battlefield near Ypres; 'The Bluff'

    The Battlefield near Ypres; 'The Bluff'

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul

    Art.IWM ART 2490

    image: a view across a recent battlefield near Ypres in Flanders. In the foreground are trenches and barbed wire, with the bodies of dead soldiers. A bomb damaged bluff emerges from amongst shattered trees.

  • View from the Graveyard looking North, Kanyu River Camp

    View from the Graveyard looking North, Kanyu River Camp

    (art) Made by: Chalker, Jack Bridger

    Art.IWM ART 16773

    image: A pen and ink drawing of a view looking up to hills and mountains in the distance. A low cane fence runs along the bottom of the composition, and beyond this the land is ense with shribbery and grassland. There appears to be a river running down...

  • 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.

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