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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...

  • Dug-outs in the Railway Embankment, near Le Cateau

    Dug-outs in the Railway Embankment, near Le Cateau

    (art) Made by: Lobley, J Hodgson 1918

    Art.IWM ART 3674

    image: The interior of a dugout, with several British soldiers inside. In the foreground a wounded man lies on the ground, tended to by a man crouching on one knee on the right. Through the entrance to the dugout other men are visible, as well as a cloud...

  • 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...

  • You Vote for Comyns Carr

    You Vote for Comyns Carr

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined) 1918-12

    Art.IWM PST 12180

    whole: the title and text occupy the whole, in red, set against a white background and held within a red border. image: text only. text: WARNING!! Capt. BARNETT voted for - Sending Wounded Men back to the Trenches; Taxing Disabled Soldiers' Pensions...

  • 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...

  • The First Field Dressing

    The First Field Dressing

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3634

    image: a British soldier dresses a wound on his left leg just above the ankle. He sits on the ground with a dead or wounded German infantryman beside him, along with a gas mask, a stick grenade, a knapsack, a water bottle and the package of his field...

  • 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...

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