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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.

  • A Tank

    A Tank

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

    Art.IWM ART 5275

    image: A side view of a camouflaged tank crossing muddy terrain. The tank fills the composition.

  • The Harvest of Battle

    The Harvest of Battle

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1919

    Art.IWM ART 1921

    image: The aftermath of a battle showing a muddy and flooded battlefield. A long line of wounded men, some with limbs bandaged, men carrying their comrades, straggling from right to left. Corpses lie in and around water-filled shell holes. Artillery...

  • Canadian War Memorial Picture No.9 - The War in the Air

    Canadian War Memorial Picture No.9 - The War in the Air

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W

    Art.IWM ART 16699 (9)

    image: A British-Canadian biplane in a dogfight with three German aircraft.

  • Swooping Down on a Hostile Plane

    Swooping Down on a Hostile Plane

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

    Art.IWM PCD 0228

    whole: [recto] a reproduction of CRW Nevinson's painting Swooping Down on a Hostile Plane. The image caption is below the image along the lower edge. [verso] YMCA logo is located top centre. image: colour reproduction of Nevinson's 1917...

  • Southampton 1916

    Southampton 1916

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

    Art.IWM ART 16394

    image: a crowded dockside with cranes, ships and workers. Men are loading timber into a ship; some is carried on their shoulders up gangways, the rest is being winched by crane.

  • Archies

    Archies

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

    Art.IWM ART 6473

    image: A blue sky with the small white figures of aircraft surrounded by puffs of anti-aircraft fire known as 'archies'.

  • The Doctor

    The Doctor

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

    Art.IWM ART 6435

    image: a scene at a dressing station with the wounded being treated by medical orderlies and a doctor. In the foreground a soldier sitting up on a stretcher on the floor cries out in pain as a doctor examines his head wound. Other figures pass in the...

  • Returning to the Trenches

    Returning to the Trenches

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

    Art.IWM ART 6450

    image: a column of French infantrymen march swiftly from left to right. They are distinctive in their uniforms and peaked caps, their limbs merging into one big mass of straight lines.

  • Marching Men, 1916

    Marching Men, 1916

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

    Art.IWM ART 5218

    image: a view of a column of French infantry marching swiftly. They are distinctive in their red trousers, blue tunics and peaked kepis.

  • Motor Transport, 1918

    Motor Transport, 1918

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

    Art.IWM ART 6434

    image: troops sitting on the back of an open topped vehicle; some are sitting, others are standing and holding on to the framework of the truck.

  • A Flooded Trench on the Yser

    A Flooded Trench on the Yser

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

    Art.IWM ART 15124

    image: a view looking down the length of a flooded trench surrounded by a flooded landscape. The trench is protected by sandbag breastworks. Heavy rain falls almost vertically from the sky.

  • 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 17255

    image: A dramatic image with the light effects produced from the sun and clouds, with British and German aircraft preparing for a dogfight.

  • After A Push

    After A Push

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

    Art.IWM ART 6154

    image: a view across a desolate, bomb damaged battlefield, with water-filled shell craters and barbed wire. In the distance, smoke rises from the explosion of two shells.

  • A Flooded Trench on the Yser

    A Flooded Trench on the Yser

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

    Art.IWM ART 16421

    image: A view looking down a trench surrounded by a flooded landscape. The trench is protected by sandbags and it is raining.

  • Twilight 1917

    Twilight 1917

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

    Art.IWM ART 5900

    image: a medical orderly carries a wounded man slumped on his back through a battlefield. From below the horizon the sun sends rays up into the sky that fan out behind the figures of the two men. A line of barbed wire, trenches and broken ground are...

  • Boesinghe Farm

    Boesinghe Farm

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

    Art.IWM ART 16774

    image: the bomb damaged interior of a farm building in Boezinge in Belgium. The foreground is dominated by the straight lines of fallen wooden struts and a pile of bricks. Further damaged buildings can be seen through the partially destroyed wall.

  • After a German Retreat. Labour Battalion making a Road through a Captured Village.

    After a German Retreat. Labour Battalion making a Road through a Captured Village.

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W

    Art.IWM ART 5280

    image: British soldiers of a labour battalion are clearing a route through debris and damaged vehicles. One is lifting a wooden frame, another stands and supervises, others working with pick axes and tools. The sun is setting behind them.

  • Archies

    Archies

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W

    Art.IWM REPRO 000680

    image: A blue sky with the small white figures of aircraft surrounded by puffs of anti-aircraft fire - 'archies'.

  • After a German Retreat. Looted Coffins at Rolincourt

    After a German Retreat. Looted Coffins at Rolincourt

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W

    Art.IWM ART 5279

    image: The entrance to a vault with a brick arch. Inside, a coffin has been partially pulled from an opening in the side of the vault.

  • The Road from Arras to Bapaume

    The Road from Arras to Bapaume

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W

    Art.IWM ART 16563

    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...

  • Column on the March

    Column on the March

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1914

    Art.IWM ART 6431

    Image: a column of French infantrymen march along a long straight pavé road. They all wear greatcoats and packs with their rifles shouldered, the muzzles silhouetted against the hazy blue sky.

  • Reliefs at Dawn

    Reliefs at Dawn

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W

    Art.IWM ART 5276

    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.

  • Banking at 4,000 Feet
'Britain's Efforts and Ideals'; Making Aircraft

    Banking at 4,000 Feet 'Britain's Efforts and Ideals'; Making Aircraft

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

    Art.IWM ART 695

    image: An aerial view of the countryside from the rear cockpit of a biplane. The land below is marked by roads and patchwork fields. As the plane banks to the right, the pilot looks over to the side at the land below. There is a figure in the back, who...

  • Banking at 4,000 Feet
'Britain's Efforts and Ideals'; Making Aircraft

    Banking at 4,000 Feet 'Britain's Efforts and Ideals'; Making Aircraft

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

    Art.IWM ART 17254

    image: An aerial view of the countryside from the rear cockpit of a biplane. The land below is marked by roads and patchwork fields. As the plane banks to the right, the pilot looks over to the side at the land below. There is a figure in the back, who...

  • 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 17250

    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.

  • Survivors at Arras

    Survivors at Arras

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

    Art.IWM ART 6436

    image: the facade of a few houses in a cobbled street in Arras. The central building has a tobacconist's shop on the ground floor. Those either side have suffered bomb damage, their roofs reduced to just wooden frameworks.

  • The Road from Arras to Bapaume

    The Road from Arras to Bapaume

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

    Art.IWM ART 6426

    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 bell tents. Figures and...

  • 'Britain's Efforts and Ideals' series:  Making Aircraft

    'Britain's Efforts and Ideals' series: Making Aircraft

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

    Art.IWM ART 16176 3

    In 1917 the Ministry of Information commissioned nine artists to produce six lithographs each on different aspects of the war effort. This is an example of one of the 'Efforts'. A further twelve artists were commissioned to produce a single...

  • 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 17251

    image: Workers are assembling a bi-plane in a factory.

  • 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 17252

    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.

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