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  • Swooping Down on a Taube
Britain's Efforts and Ideals'; Making Aircraft

    Swooping Down on a Taube Britain's Efforts and Ideals'; Making Aircraft

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W (Undefined) 1917

    Art.IWM ART 696

    image: a British Royal Flying Corps biplane swoops down towards a German Taube aircraft. The British fighter is surrounded by an area of sunlight, diagonal beams of light creating a spectacular effect on the broken cloud in the sky.

  • Making the Engine
'Britain's Efforts and Ideals'; Making Aircraft

    Making the Engine 'Britain's Efforts and Ideals'; Making Aircraft

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1917

    Art.IWM ART 691

    image: A factory, with belt driven machinery. The composition is dominated by belts running from overhead drive wheels. A worker with overalls and flat cap is operating a lathe, another watches.

  • Assembling Parts
'Britain's Efforts and Ideals'; Making Aircraft

    Assembling Parts 'Britain's Efforts and Ideals'; Making Aircraft

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1917

    Art.IWM ART 692

    image: several workers are assembling a biplane in a factory. The basic structure of the biplane is complete. Further back another group of workers assembles another plane.

  • The Acetylene Welder
'Britain's Efforts and Ideals'; Making Aircraft

    The Acetylene Welder 'Britain's Efforts and Ideals'; Making Aircraft

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1917

    Art.IWM ART 693

    image: two women are welding at work benches with vices. A cyclinder stands by the side of the bench. They are wearing scarves, goggles and aprons but their hands and arms are bare.

  • WAR

    WAR

    (photographs) Made by: Nevinson, C R W

    Q 70099

    Photograph of poster: "Now, Back the Bayonets with Your War Savings Certificates".

  • The Food Queue

    The Food Queue

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1918

    Art.IWM ART 840

    image: a crowd of grey-faced civilian women, children and men queue in front of a row of shop windows. In the centre, a woman looks directly at the viewer, a young boy standing in front of her. Lettering on the shop windows is visible in the background...

  • Making The Engine
'Britain's Efforts and Ideals'; Making Aircraft

    Making The Engine 'Britain's Efforts and Ideals'; Making Aircraft

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1917

    Art.IWM ART 691 a

    image: a factory interior with belt driven machinery. The composition is dominated by belts running from overhead drive wheels. A worker with overalls and flat cap is operating a lathe while another watches.

  • In the Air
'Britain's Efforts and Ideals'; Making Aircraft

    In the Air 'Britain's Efforts and Ideals'; Making Aircraft

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1917

    Art.IWM ART 694

    image: An aerial view from a biplane looking down onto a landscape of patchwork fields. There are also several villages, a road, and river visible below. The wing of the aircraft lies in the top right hand corner, and to the left of this are two other...

  • Paths Of Glory

    Paths Of Glory

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1917

    Art.IWM ART 518

    image: The corpses of two dead British soldiers lying face down in the mud among barbed wire. Their helmets and rifles lie in the mud next to them.

  • Swooping Down on a Hostile Plane

    Swooping Down on a Hostile Plane

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1917

    Art.IWM ART 517

    image: A view of aerial combat with a British Sopwith Camel attacking a German Taube, which is just visible towards the bottom of the composition.

  • A Taube

    A Taube

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1916

    Art.IWM ART 200

    image: The body of a small French schoolboy lies on the pavement outside a house. The corpse is surrounded by broken cobblestones from a hole blown in the street during an air raid.

  • Anti-aircraft Defences

    Anti-aircraft Defences

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 14

    image: View of an anti-aircraft battery set in countryside with searchlight beams crossing the sky and attendant soldiers

  • The Unending Cult of Human Sacrifice

    The Unending Cult of Human Sacrifice

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1934

    Art.IWM ART 16717

    image: A combination of a variety of images including Christ's crucifixion, robed priests, the Virgin Mary, St George leading troops into battle, heavy artillery and aircraft. Amongst the masses of troops and weaponry are bayonets pointing skywards...

  • Reliefs at Dawn

    Reliefs at Dawn

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1917

    Art.IWM ART 513

    image: British soldiers walking through a trench at dawn. They wear full kit, and walk with their backs to the viewer. The heaviness of the scene is reflected in the grey landscape and sky beyond.

  • A Howitzer Gun in Elevation

    A Howitzer Gun in Elevation

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1917

    Art.IWM ART 514

    image: A howitzer gun, with the barrel raised for firing, against a pale sky. The gun is in the lower left corner, and is cropped at the edge of the canvas.

  • After A Push

    After A Push

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1917

    Art.IWM ART 519

    image: A scarred battlefield covered with water-filled shell craters and barbed wire. There are a number of explosions of smoke and earth on the horizon where shells have landed.

  • A Group of Soldiers

    A Group of Soldiers

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1917

    Art.IWM ART 520

    image: A group of four British soldiers in full kit standing beneath a heavy sky. The two men on the left are locked in discussion, and the third seems to be listening in. The other stands in the front of the composiion, his hand gripping his rifle, his...

  • The Road from Arras to Bapaume

    The Road from Arras to Bapaume

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1917

    Art.IWM ART 516

    image: Looking down the Arras-Bapaume road which undulates to the horizon. Flat, featureless fields lie on either side of the road, which is bordered in places by felled trees. To the upper right is an encampment of eight tents. Figures and vehicles can...

  • The Doctor

    The Doctor

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1916

    Art.IWM ART 725

    image: Doctors and medical orderlies are treating injured soldiers in an open building with straw on the floor. One patient, stripped to the waist, is sitting up on a stretcher while a doctor inspects a loosely dressed wound to his head. Next to him a...

  • Over the Lines

    Over the Lines

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1917

    Art.IWM ART 515

    image: An aerial view over a battle-scarred landscape, with a village, roads and the lines of trenches visible below. A British biplane is shown in flight with white puffs of anti-aircraft fire around it.

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