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  • War Paintings and Drawings Executed on the Western Front by Major William Orpen

    War Paintings and Drawings Executed on the Western Front by Major William Orpen

    (posters) Made by: Ministry of Information (publisher/sponsor) 1918

    Art.IWM PST 8549

    whole: the image is positioned in the lower two-thirds, held within a narrow black border. The title and text are separate and placed in the upper third and lower third, in black. All set against a white background. image: a full-length depiction of four...

  • A Death among the Wounded in the Snow

    A Death among the Wounded in the Snow

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William

    Art.IWM ART 2985

    image: A group of wounded soldiers gathered around a dead soldier. The body lies facing the viewer, eyes closed and mouth open pain; he is still lying on a stretcher, his steel helmet on his chest. An orderly is about to cover his face with a fold of...

  • Blown Up

    Blown Up

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2376

    image: a full length depiction of a soldier, seemingly shell-shocked, standing in front of the edge of a dugout. It seems that his clothes have literally been blown away from his body, for he is naked but for a scrap of blanket across his hips, his boots...

  • The Receiving Room: The 42nd Stationary Hospital

    The Receiving Room: The 42nd Stationary Hospital

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2952

    image: three wounded or injured British soldiers sit on a bench in the receiving room of a military hospital, awaiting medical treatment. The soldiers on the left lean back against the wall, one with his hands in his pockets, the other crossed in his lap...

  • German Prisoners by the Roadside

    German Prisoners by the Roadside

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 3009

    image: four German prisoners-of-war in the foreground, three standing and one sitting on the ground, look towards a column of British infantrymen marching along a road running across the composition. Two of the POWs have bandaged heads. There are some...

  • A Man with a Cigarette

    A Man with a Cigarette

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2953

    Image: A gaunt, shell-shocked and wounded British soldier stands in a trench, smoking a cigarette. He has a jacket and shirt draped over his shoulders covering his right arm, a tin helmet, and a bandage on his leg.

  • German Sick, Captured at Messines, in a Canadian Hospital

    German Sick, Captured at Messines, in a Canadian Hospital

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 3043

    image: An outdoor hospital with a German prisoner of war being treated by an orderly inside a tent to the left of the composition. To the right, a group of sick and injured prisoners of war stand and lie under the shade of a tree. Another large tent is...

  • Bringing in a Wounded Tommy

    Bringing in a Wounded Tommy

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2958

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  • Poilu and Tommy

    Poilu and Tommy

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2959

    image: A French orderly carrying a wounded British soldier on his back. They move through swirling smoke, and a light shines from the right of the composition casting their shadows on the earth behind.

  • German Sick, Captured at Messines

    German Sick, Captured at Messines

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2974

    image: a line drawing of German sick and wounded prisoners of war outside a row of large canvas tents. Several men sit on a bench, while the majority lie on the ground. Some have bandaged wounds, some seem to be sleeping, and others playing cards. There...

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