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  • Falklands War Triptych

    Falklands War Triptych

    (art) Made by: Roberts, Diane 1982

    Art.IWM ART 16461 1 - 3

    image: A triptych depicting a series of overlapping images of figures and faces relating to the Falklands conflict. A depiction of Margaret Thatcher is included in the central section. In the section on the right are included a line of British sailors, a...

  • Untitled May 1991 [Gulf War Work]

    Untitled May 1991 [Gulf War Work]

    (art) Made by: Al-Ani, Jananne (Artist) 1991

    Art.IWM ART 16417

    Jananne Al-Ani was born in Iraq to an Arab father and an Irish mother. She has lived in Britain since 1980. Here she explores her reaction to the Gulf War in 1991, watching events develop through the media, and simultaneously as someone directly affected...

  • Broadside

    Broadside

    (art) Made by: McLean, Bruce 1985

    Art.IWM ART 16395

    image: A diptych. A glowing dark red background surrounds a central area of splashed layers of colour, predominantly dark blues. At the top of this surge of colour is a broad white area where the heavy outlines of a wedge-shaped battleship armed with two...

  • Stop the War Coalition Poster Number 5 [Stop It Now]

    Stop the War Coalition Poster Number 5 [Stop It Now]

    (posters) Made by: Stop the War Coalition (publisher/sponsor) 2003

    Art.IWM PST 8858

    whole: The poster has a white background. Across the top of the sheet there is one line of green type and a circular logo in green and black in the upper right corner. The upper portion is filled by the drawn image. The lower portion is filled by two...

  • Harvest, 1918

    Harvest, 1918

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1918

    Art.IWM ART 4663

    image: A scene with three French peasant women. Two of the women lean towards the ground as if harvesting, though they are actually tending a grave that is covered in stakes with barbed-wire. To the right another woman stands holding a baby. She has...

  • Bolan Market

    Bolan Market

    (art) Made by: Neville, Mark 2011

    Art.IWM ART 17631

    The film is shot from a British Army vehicle moving through an Afghan market. The film captures the varying responses of the Afghans to the British troops as they patrol, and at times the shadow of the vehicle can clearly be seen as it passes. The artist...

  • Gassed

    Gassed

    (art) Made by: Sargent, John Singer 1919

    Art.IWM ART 1460

    Gassed by John Singer Sargent is currently not on display at IWM London. It is on tour to various institutions in North America and will return to IWM North in late 2018. image: A side on view of a line of soldiers being led along a duckboard by a...

  • Stop the War Coalition Poster Number 1

    Stop the War Coalition Poster Number 1

    (posters) Made by: Kennard, Peter (Undefined) 2003

    Art.IWM PST 8854

    whole:sheet is filled by the photomonatged image on a black background. A line of green type runs along the top of the sheet, next to it is a circular logo in green, white and black. image: A photograph of the world wearing a gas mask. The American flag...

  • St George 1914-1918

    St George 1914-1918

    (art) Made by: ffoulkes, Charles John 1933

    Art.IWM ART 5600

    image: An allegorical depiction of a British soldier as St George. The soldier's head is surrounded by a halo and he wears a woollen balaclava, suggestive of a medieval chainmail hood. He is dressed like a normal infantryman but carries a staff in...

  • Pale Armistice

    Pale Armistice

    (art) Made by: Hawksley, Rozanne 1991-11-01

    Art.IWM ART 16410

    whole: a funeral wreath made from overlapping white mens and womens gloves. There is a posy of artificial funeral flowers attached on the bottom right. In amongst the flowers are bleached bones. The gloves are hand sewn onto a metal shape, that has been...

  • Follow the Fuhrer Above the Clouds, 1942

    Follow the Fuhrer Above the Clouds, 1942

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 7226

    image: a surreal depiction of a squadron of German aircraft flying over a sunlit cloudscape, accompanied by a huge flying shark.

  • Follow the Fuhrer, Over the Snows

    Follow the Fuhrer, Over the Snows

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1942

    Art.IWM ART 15646

    image: an apocalyptic vision of a horde of screaming skulls rising up from the depths of the landscape. Included in the centre is a cut out of Hitler's open mouth, moustache and nose, incorporating a collage element into the composition. The ground...

  • Battle of Germany

    Battle of Germany

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4526

    image: An abstract aerial view of a bombing raid on a city.

  • Target Area: Whitley Bombers Over Berlin

    Target Area: Whitley Bombers Over Berlin

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 827

    Image: an aerial view of four Whitley bombers in flight over a target area of Berlin in Germany. Two of the aircraft are shown side on in detail, a third shown from the rear, its rear gun turret prominent. A fourth is shown in silhouette in the distance...

  • Defence of Albion

    Defence of Albion

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 1933

    image: A Sunderland flying boat on a stormy sea off the coast of Portland. Part of the U Boat is visible in front of the plane. Large quarried stones are stacked on the shore.

  • Recruiting

    Recruiting

    (art) Made by: Okello, S

    Art.IWM ART LD 2742

    image: In front of a large barn-like building with a striking red roof a queue of Ugandan civilian men coming from the left wait their turn to enter the building. On the right two men are shaking hands and in the foreground two civilians walk...

  • 2nd and 3rd May - The Belgrano

    2nd and 3rd May - The Belgrano

    (art) Made by: Kirkwood, John 1990

    Art.IWM ART 16583

    image: A large red door-bell is collaged onto the canvas. It is surrounded by a thick splattering of red paint which drips down onto a group of men at the base of the composition. Their heads and shoulders float in a dark background, their faces are...

  • Other Mothers' Sons

    Other Mothers' Sons

    (art) Made by: Crook, P J 1991

    Art.IWM ART 16420

    image: lines of Gulf war soldiers in formation, with only their heads and shoulders visible. The different helmets and headgear reflect the different nationalities of the soldiers involved, with British and American style helmets amongst them. All are...

  • Liberation

    Liberation

    (art) Made by: Carr, Henry 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4515

    image: A view of the remains of an Italian village with soldiers and civilians moving around the ruins of the bombed houses and church.

  • A Time of Silence

    A Time of Silence

    (art) Made by: Delavigne, Ronald 1998

    Art.IWM ART 16848

    whole: The painting shows a bloody head on a stick surrounded by a large black expanse. The face is sunken and yellow and surrounded by bluish-grey halo, above it is word 'Changi' .

  • Troops in Single File prepare to Break Cover and board a Chinook Heliocopter

    Troops in Single File prepare to Break Cover and board a Chinook Heliocopter

    (art) Made by: Lawson, Sonia 1984

    Art.IWM ART 16013

    image: A depiction of armed British soldiers lining up ready to board a helicopter, which is not visible. They are all crouching down on one knee.

  • Two minds with but a single thought  (Peace Demonstration and Tanks)

    Two minds with but a single thought (Peace Demonstration and Tanks)

    (art) Made by: Lawson, Sonia 1984

    Art.IWM ART 16012

    image: A depiction of a Chieftain tank shown front on wreathed with camouflage, with a flag displaying a white peace dove on the right. There are three other gun barrels, suggesting other tanks, which also have swags of camouflage placed on them.

  • German Tanks, Forges Les Eaux

    German Tanks, Forges Les Eaux

    (art) Made by: O'Donoghue, Hughie

    Art.IWM ART 17112

    image: A semi-abstract landscape showing the ghostly shapes of tanks on the horizon line, just beyond the iron bridge which crosses the river on the right.

  • Soldier and Girl Sleeping

    Soldier and Girl Sleeping

    (art) Made by: Scott, William 1942

    Art.IWM ART 16843

    image: A soldier in a greatcoat and a girl sit arm-in arm, sleeping together on a station bench. He is leaning into the corner and grips the girl's arm with both hands. Dressed in brown, she lies against him, her head resting on his shoulder,...

  • 'Mad Dogs and Englishmen...'

    'Mad Dogs and Englishmen...'

    (posters) Made by: Kuhn, Leon (Undefined) 2003

    Art.IWM PST 8862

    whole:The image occupies the main and is framed by a black border. The title is positioned below the image in black. Additional text is also set below the image in black and red. image: A digital montage showing George W Bush, depicted as a slavering pit...

  • Cruising on London, Target London 5, A Set of Photomontage Posters on Civil Defence in London

    Cruising on London, Target London 5, A Set of Photomontage Posters on Civil Defence in London

    (art) Made by: Kennard, Peter 1985

    Art.IWM ART 16020 5

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  • 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...

  • Frontiers 07

    Frontiers 07

    (art) Made by: Judah, Gerry 2005

    Art.IWM ART 17102

    whole: a three dimensional cluster of destroyed and crumbling three and four storey buildings gathered in the upper corner of the canvas, to be hung vertically. There are several more buildings positioned down towards the bottom of the canvas. The...

  • Anglo Dutch

    Anglo Dutch

    (art) Made by: Tunnard, John 1942

    Art.IWM ART 16736

    image: An abstract image of technological and maritime forms. There is an area of deep red colour on the left of the composition, and a dark hook shape as seen from the side in the centre. Around this there are other small, abstract details.

  • Salon des Humoristes [Salon of the Cartoonists]

    Salon des Humoristes [Salon of the Cartoonists]

    (posters) Made by: Neumont, Maurice (Undefined) 1918

    Art.IWM PST 11038

    whole: the image occupies the whole, with the title and text integrated and positioned down the right-hand side, in orange and in black. Further text is integrated and positioned in orange, lower left. All set against a white background. image: a cartoon...

  • Skull in a Landscape

    Skull in a Landscape

    (art) Made by: Burra, Edward 1946

    Art.IWM ART 15554

    image: A ghoulish, skeletal figure wearing a British steel helmet, stalks a featureless landscape against a red sky. The skull-like head has large black eye sockets and a fleshy nose. Its mouth, seen in profile, is the shape of a fish head and spine. The...

  • Folio of twenty six lithographs from the book 'With the Melting of the Snows' (IWM ART 16663)

    Folio of twenty six lithographs from the book 'With the Melting of the Snows' (IWM ART 16663)

    (art) Made by: Coldwell, Paul 1998

    Art.IWM ART 16697 8

    image: Images from the book (48pp), part of an installation conceived by the artitst in response to the final BBC broadcast by Martin Bell from Bosnia. It is divided into four sections: Section 1: consists of images derived from photographs taken in...

  • Folio of twenty six lithographs from the book 'With the Melting of the Snows' (IWM ART 16663)

    Folio of twenty six lithographs from the book 'With the Melting of the Snows' (IWM ART 16663)

    (art) Made by: Coldwell, Paul 1998

    Art.IWM ART 16697 20

    image: Images from the book (48pp), part of an installation conceived by the artitst in response to the final BBC broadcast by Martin Bell from Bosnia. It is divided into four sections: Section 1: consists of images derived from photographs taken in...

  • Folio of twenty six lithographs from the book 'With the Melting of the Snows' (IWM ART 16663)

    Folio of twenty six lithographs from the book 'With the Melting of the Snows' (IWM ART 16663)

    (art) Made by: Coldwell, Paul 1998

    Art.IWM ART 16697 19

    image: Images from the book (48pp), part of an installation conceived by the artitst in response to the final BBC broadcast by Martin Bell from Bosnia. It is divided into four sections: Section 1: consists of images derived from photographs taken in...

  • Folio of twenty six lithographs from the book 'With the Melting of the Snows' (IWM ART 16663)

    Folio of twenty six lithographs from the book 'With the Melting of the Snows' (IWM ART 16663)

    (art) Made by: Coldwell, Paul 1998

    Art.IWM ART 16697 23

    image: Images from the book (48pp), part of an installation conceived by the artitst in response to the final BBC broadcast by Martin Bell from Bosnia. It is divided into four sections: Section 1: consists of images derived from photographs taken in...

  • To the Unknown British Soldier in France

    To the Unknown British Soldier in France

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William

    Art.IWM ART 4438

    image: A coffin holding the remains of an unknown soldier, draped in the Union flag, lies at the bottom of the composition. The coffin lies in state in a richly decorated marble hall directly beneath a chandelier. There is a dark hallway in the centre...

  • Victorious and Defeated

    Victorious and Defeated

    (art) Made by: Hill, Derek

    Art.IWM ART 15529

    image: depictions of two nude sculptural male figures. To the left, one is illuminated in white light and sits serenely representing the victorious. To the right, the second figure sits leaning over awkwardly, shrouded in darkness.

  • Street, Ruabon

    Street, Ruabon

    (art) Made by: Scott, William 1944

    Art.IWM ART 16836

    image: A village street scene, in the late evening. In the background a group of people stand talking. In the foreground a woman walks along the street towards the viewer.

  • Lancastria

    Lancastria

    (art) Made by: O'Donoghue, Hughie

    Art.IWM ART 16790

    image: A sepia toned photographic image of the SS Lancastria sinking at St Nazaire. The surface of the image has been modified with colour and texture giving the sky an orange glow and appearance of smoke. The name of the ship has been written across the...

  • Runaway Horse in an Air-raid alarm, London, Autumn 1939

    Runaway Horse in an Air-raid alarm, London, Autumn 1939

    (art) Made by: Thornycroft, Priscilla (Artist) 1955

    Art.IWM ART 17474

    image: a black horse falls in the gutter as it impales itself on some twisted railings. The horse bears its teeth as blood pours from its throat. In the background is a view along an empty London street.

  • Mildmay Grove looking to the South West

    Mildmay Grove looking to the South West

    (art) Made by: Rimmington, Eric 1985

    Art.IWM ART 16802 7

    image: A view across a tree-lined road to a high wall bordering a railway cutting. The wall has grafitti on it which reads 'Nuclear state = Police state' followed by an anarchy symbol and then 'One World'. Behind the wall to the right...

  • Casualty of War

    Casualty of War

    (art) Made by: Robb, Carole 1995

    Art.IWM ART 16957

    image: A night-time scene showing a dimly lit city street of dark doorways. In the middle of the road there is a naked woman lying on her side next to an unoccupied motorbike.

  • Untitled 1985 (Death and the Bulldozer with Three Drummers)

    Untitled 1985 (Death and the Bulldozer with Three Drummers)

    (art) Made by: Sandle, Michael 1985

    Art.IWM ART 16023

    image: three military drummers, with strange animal-like heads, parade in a row alongside a bulldozer that is driven by a skeletal Death. The ground appears littered with rubble and the debris of war.

  • Memory of the Somme, 1st July 1916

    Memory of the Somme, 1st July 1916

    (art) Made by: Russell, Henry 1916

    Art.IWM ART 6462

    image: the outstretched arm, clothed in khaki, of a soldier with a clear glass bottle filled with rum on the ground next to the man's upturned palm. This is set against muddy ground with some vegetation visible, suggesting a shell-hole.

  • Untitled 1985 (Death and the Bulldozer)

    Untitled 1985 (Death and the Bulldozer)

    (art) Made by: Sandle, Michael 1985

    Art.IWM ART 16022

    image: a skeletal Death drives a bulldozer through the rubble, debris and detritus of war. Bricks, metal struts and tyres litter the ground and there is a flaming object on the right.

  • Submarine Monument/Sunken Version

    Submarine Monument/Sunken Version

    (art) Made by: Sandle, Michael 1976

    Art.IWM ART 15273

    image: a design for a submarine monument. A submarine structure, surrounded by semi-circular shapes, is placed alongside a pillared stone structure in the background. It is seen from a slightly elevated position.

  • Untitled 1985 (Death and the Bulldozer with Drummers)

    Untitled 1985 (Death and the Bulldozer with Drummers)

    (art) Made by: Sandle, Michael 1985

    Art.IWM ART 16025

    image: a skeletal Death drives a bulldozer pushing a pile of war debris and rubble before it. Either side of the vehicle are military drummers with animal-like heads, the figures to the right with heads like horses.

  • Untitled 1985 (Two Drummers, Death and the Bulldozer)

    Untitled 1985 (Two Drummers, Death and the Bulldozer)

    (art) Made by: Sandle, Michael 1985

    Art.IWM ART 16026

    image: two military drummers, with strange animal-like heads, parade in a row alongside a bulldozer that is driven by a skeletal Death. The ground appears littered with rubble and the debris of war.

  • Untitled 1985 (Death and the Bulldozer with Drummers)

    Untitled 1985 (Death and the Bulldozer with Drummers)

    (art) Made by: Sandle, Michael 1985

    Art.IWM ART 16024

    image: a skeletal Death drives a bulldozer directly towards the viewer, pushing a pile of war debris and rubble before it. Marching on either side of the vehicle are military drummers with animal-like heads, forming a deathly procession.

  • Ausstellung von Plakaten für die Achte Kriegsanleihe [Exhibition of Posters for the Eighth War Loan]

    Ausstellung von Plakaten für die Achte Kriegsanleihe [Exhibition of Posters for the Eighth War Loan]

    (posters) Made by: Haale, G (Undefined) 1918

    Art.IWM PST 12280

    whole: the image covers the whole, with the title and text integrated and placed over the lower third, in white and orange. image: a German infantryman, seated within a trench and below a sniper rifle butt, sketches on to a large drawing board. text: G....

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