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  • The Operating Theatre in a Casualty Clearing Station

    The Operating Theatre in a Casualty Clearing Station

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3644

    image: a surgeon operates on a patient's left leg with a scalpel, an anaethetist standing at the patient's head holding a gas mask over his face. A female nurse stands on the right.

  • "C'est la Guerre!", 1916, Portfolio of Six Prints

    "C'est la Guerre!", 1916, Portfolio of Six Prints

    (art) Made by: Vallotton, Félix Edouard 1916

    Art.IWM ART 6486 2

    image: a riotous scene with two women, partly dressed in newly acquired items of German uniform, dancing in the centre, one of whom wears a corset and holds a candle. To the left two German soldiers fight, one brandishing a bottle. To the right another...

  • Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps: Tending Graves at Wimereux Cemetery

    Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps: Tending Graves at Wimereux Cemetery

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3093

    image: two women of Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps tend graves at Wimereux Cemetery in northern France. One woman stands behind one of the wooden crosses whilst the other kneels on the ground in front of her. Both are wearing headscarves and...

  • Saline Infusion: An incident in the British Red Cross Hospital, Arc-en-Barrois, 1915

    Saline Infusion: An incident in the British Red Cross Hospital, Arc-en-Barrois, 1915

    (art) Made by: Tonks, Henry 1915

    Art.IWM ART 1918

    image: A patient undergoing a saline infusion on a hospital ward in northern France. The wounded man lies in bed propped up on pillows, his taut upper body and tight neck muscles revealing the pain he experiences as the doctor sitting beside him appears...

  • The Cemetery, Etaples, 1919

    The Cemetery, Etaples, 1919

    (art) Made by: Lavery, John 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2884

    image: A view across the cemetery at Etaples showing the rows of simple crosses, tended by a group of women. In the background a steam train crosses a green landscape.

  • Adam and Eve at Péronne

    Adam and Eve at Péronne

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1918

    Art.IWM ART 2981

    image: A French peasant girl offers a soldier an apple. They stand in an archway beyond which lies the shell-damaged houses of Péronne. He is wearing full kit, and stands leaning on his rifle. She has a basket hanging from her wrist, wears a headscarf,...

  • Bombing: Night

    Bombing: Night

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1918

    Art.IWM ART 2994

    image: A British soldier stands leading a group of women and children. He carries one small child on his arm, and guides a mother holding her baby with the other. There is an elderly woman to his right, and another shielding her face behind. The sky...

  • Mlle Victoire [Miss Victory]

    Mlle Victoire [Miss Victory]

    (art) Made by: Demouy 1917

    Art.IWM BUTE 318

    image: a French woman wearing a flowing dress and a tricolore as a cloak, scattering roses before her, leads on a group of French infantrymen. She is characterised as 'Mademoiselle Victoire', leading the troops into battle. The image is...

  • Passing Bells - Untitled 3

    Passing Bells - Untitled 3

    (art) Made by: Walker, John 1998

    Art.IWM ART 16744 8

    image: a soldier in uniform looks up towards an imagined small female figure, positioned in the upper right of the composition alongside a heart shape.

  • Untitled [French Soldiers and Civilians]

    Untitled [French Soldiers and Civilians]

    (art) Made by: Steinlen, Théophile Alexandre 1916

    Art.IWM BUTE 446

    image: a group of French infantrymen stand with a few civilians. One of the soldiers kisses his wife or girlfriend. They are either being greeted after beginning a period of leave, or are saying goodbye to loved ones as they prepare to return to active...

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