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  • An Improvised Dressing-station

    An Improvised Dressing-station

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 2764

    image: a Royal Army Medical Corps officer tends to three wounded men lying on stretchers in an improvised dressing station. Numerous boxes are lined up behind the casulties, as well as a partially collapsed hut.

  • Dressing the Wounded During a Gas Attack

    Dressing the Wounded During a Gas Attack

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3635

    image: a wounded British infantryman has his left leg dressed by a man of the Royal Army Medical Corps. Both men wear gas masks as a gas attack is in progress. The wounded man sits beside a bomb damaged tree stump, the RAMC man sitting at his feet with...

  • Lying and Sitting Cases

    Lying and Sitting Cases

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3642

    image: a wounded soldier lies on a stretcher covered in a dark grey blanket, his right arm out by his side and his eyes closed, suggesting he is asleep. Another wounded man with his hand bandaged sits immediately behind, his hands on his lap, looking...

  • Messines, 1916: the RAMC attending the wounded

    Messines, 1916: the RAMC attending the wounded

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O 1916

    Art.IWM ART 3631

    image: a view across the devastated Messines battlefield. On the left, two men of the Royal Army Medical Corps tend to a man with a wounded right leg, one man holding a cup to the patient's lips. In the centre of the composition a stretcher-bearer...

  • 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.

  • An Incident During an Air Raid on a Casualty Clearing Station

    An Incident During an Air Raid on a Casualty Clearing Station

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3633

    image: an interior of a medical tent at a casualty clearing station during a German air raid. A pale wounded man sits cowering in the left foreground, a dead RAMC orderly lying on the ground in the right foreground. Behind them another casualty lies on a...

  • 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...

  • An Underground Casualty Clearing Station, Arras

    An Underground Casualty Clearing Station, Arras

    (art) Made by: Tonks, Henry 1918-08-01

    Art.IWM ART 1653

    image: The scene of a cellar that is being used as a casualty clearing station. There is a wounded man on a stretcher attended by a medical orderly and several other figures in the background. Light streams into the cellar from the doorway at the top of...

  • A Red Cross Train, France

    A Red Cross Train, France

    (art) Made by: Power, H Septimus 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1031

    image: Wounded British soldiers are transferred from a motor ambulance to a Red Cross train, which is on a railway amongst trees. Orderlies and a QAIMNS nurse lift a stretcher onto the train, with another nurse looking on. Other British soldiers stand...

  • Passing Bells - Untitled 22

    Passing Bells - Untitled 22

    (art) Made by: Walker, John 1998

    Art.IWM ART 16744 27

    image: a dead or dying soldier lying on the ground in front of barbed wire defences. The soldier has a sheep's skull for a head.

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