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  • A Stretcher-bearer Rescuing a Man Who Has Been Buried Alive

    A Stretcher-bearer Rescuing a Man Who Has Been Buried Alive

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3628

    image: a British stretcher-bearer, standing to the left, grasps the hand of a man who has been buried alive. Apart from his hand, the man is completely concealed underneath the dead bodies of two German infantrymen and various debris. They are in...

  • After an Attack : the RAMC attending to the wounded in a captured German trench

    After an Attack : the RAMC attending to the wounded in a captured German trench

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3636

    image: a Royal Army Medical Corps stretcher-bearer tends to a wounded man lying on a stretcher in a German trench recently taken in an attack. Another British soldier sits immediately beside the stretcher on the floor of the trench, with a French soldier...

  • Er Trägt Draussen die Last [He Bears the Burden Out There]

    Er Trägt Draussen die Last [He Bears the Burden Out There]

    (posters) Made by: Böhm-Weiden, H (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 7317

    whole: the image occupies the upper two-thirds, with the title below in white against a black background. image: a wounded German infantryman carries a huge shell on his back, set against a bright yellow background. text: H. Böhm-Weiden ER TRÄGT DRAUSSEN...

  • A German Man-trap

    A German Man-trap

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3640

    image: a British infantryman caught in a large metal man-trap, trying to open the two serrated jaws so as to release his badly wounded right leg. He sits in the foreground and is shown in profile, his lower right leg and the ground beneath it covered in...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • The Field of Passchendaele

    The Field of Passchendaele

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul

    Art.IWM ART 1150

    Image: a battle scarred Western Front landscape near Passchendaele in Flanders. A large water-filled shell hole dominates the foreground, with two dead soldiers lying nearby on the left. Beyond them is the entrance to a dugout, a small bomb damaged brick...

  • 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...

  • Passing Bells - Untitled 27

    Passing Bells - Untitled 27

    (art) Made by: Walker, John (Undefined) 1998

    Art.IWM ART 16744 32

    image: a mass of human forms representative of soldiers. To the right a figure with a sheep's skull for a head is standing, the silhouettes of other human figures immediately behind. Another figure with a sheep's skull head is in the lower...

  • 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...

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