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  • Sunset: Ruin of the Hospice, Wytschaete

    Sunset: Ruin of the Hospice, Wytschaete

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul

    Art.IWM ART 1147

    Image: the ruins of a building that has been completely destroyed. There are a number of graves in the foreground marked by small wooden crosses in the ground. These reflect the burnt trees standing amongst the ruins, and more trees in the background....

  • A Town Destroyed, Poplar

    A Town Destroyed, Poplar

    (art) Made by: Minton, John

    Art.IWM ART 15910

    image: A view from an elevated position across the bomb damaged buildings of Poplar in East London. In the foreground is a tall roofless, shattered building that demonstrates the effects of aerial bombing. Further heavily damaged buildings are visible on...

  • Looking Down on a Bombed Building by the Thames, Poplar 1941
verso: A Bombed Street

    Looking Down on a Bombed Building by the Thames, Poplar 1941 verso: A Bombed Street

    (art) Made by: Minton, John 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 7513

    image: A view down into a heavily bomb damaged building in Poplar, East London. The building has been reduced to a shell, with only the external walls remaining. The roof and the floors on the different storeys of the building have been destroyed. The...

  • "Can Spring Be Far Behind?", 1940

    "Can Spring Be Far Behind?", 1940

    (art) Made by: ARMSTRONG, JOHN 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 6389

    image: a surreal landscape. In the foreground are the ruins of bombed buildings. Behind these, in a complete contrast of scale, a white tulip towers, growing from an arid soil.

  • Your Britain - Fight for it Now [South Downs]

    Your Britain - Fight for it Now [South Downs]

    (posters) Made by: Army Bureau of Current Affairs (publisher/sponsor) 1942

    Art.IWM PST 14887

    whole: the image occupies the majority. The title is partially integrated and positioned along the bottom edge, in grey and in black. The text is separate and placed at the top edge right, in grey. All set against a white background. image: a view over...

  • Coventry Cathedral: November 1940

    Coventry Cathedral: November 1940

    (art) Made by: Schwabe, Randolph 1940-11-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 709

    Image: a view of the heavily bomb damaged Coventry cathedral. The foreground is littered with bricks, metal girders and rubble, the walls and spires largely intact in the background.

  • Model of The Cenotaph

    Model of The Cenotaph

    (art) Made by: Lutyens, Edwin (Undefined) 1919

    Art.IWM ART 4207

    A three dimensional model of the Cenotaph.

  • The Road to Arras: Looking across the Arras Road, Mt St Eloi and the Vimy Ridge

    The Road to Arras: Looking across the Arras Road, Mt St Eloi and the Vimy Ridge

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 3014

    Image: a view of the Arras road with a column of British infantry marching from the left of the composition. The road is bordered by ridges on either side, with the entrances of several dug-outs on the far side. The tower of the old abbey of Mont-Saint-...

  • Coastal Defences

    Coastal Defences

    (art) Made by: Ravilious, Eric 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 5663

    Image: a view from the quayside with a ship anchored in the harbour to the left, and a large fort rising up on the right.

  • A Street in Arras

    A Street in Arras

    (art) Made by: Sargent, John Singer 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1607

    Image: Scottish infantrymen resting against the exterior wall of a shell-damaged building. The composition is divided between the view into the coach house, and the scene in the street. The hole blasted into the wall shows the remains of a carriage lying...

  • A Drunken Dutchman in a Street in Bremen

    A Drunken Dutchman in a Street in Bremen

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5266

    Image: A street lined with bombed buildings. A lone figure wanders along the centre of the street amidst trailing telegraph wires and piles of rubble.

  • War Allotments in a London Suburb: In the background is the County Council School at Norbury, used as a Military
Hospital

    War Allotments in a London Suburb: In the background is the County Council School at Norbury, used as a Military Hospital

    (art) Made by: Coke, Dorothy J 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2366

    Image: In the foreground a group of women and war-wounded soldiers tend the vegetables growing in allotments. The school, now a military hospital, sits on a hill in the distance. There are houses to the left and right of the hospital, and figures in the...

  • The Big Tower, Camouflaged

    The Big Tower, Camouflaged

    (art) Made by: Moss, Colin William 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3025

    Image: A water tower camouflaged with a painting of houses and a street and surrounded by barbed wire fencing.

  • Shaikh Muzhir al-Gassid of the Hatcham Tribe

    Shaikh Muzhir al-Gassid of the Hatcham Tribe

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4547

    image: the interior of a Marsh Arab hut made of reeds, with the Shaikh, in traditional robes and headdress, sitting on the left. A duck stands in the right foreground and other men are sitting in the background either side of two coffee tables.

  • Menelik's Palace : The Old Gebbi. On the right is the Emperor Haile Selassie's former study.

    Menelik's Palace : The Old Gebbi. On the right is the Emperor Haile Selassie's former study.

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward

    Art.IWM ART LD 1801

    Image: a view across the rooftops of Menelik's Palace, the Old Gebbi, the one time residence of Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie. The view is seen from a balcony of the building on a rainy day, with Selassie's former study and the balcony...

  • The Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall

    The Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall

    (art) Made by: Ryan, Paul 2006

    Art.IWM ART 17292

    whole: an open black A6 sketch book mounted in a white frame on a white background. The upper page shows a diary entry written in pencil, the lower page shows a pen and ink drawing of the ruins of the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall