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This Riveting Art From the Front Lines of World War I Has Gone Largely Unseen for Decades | At the Smithsonian | Smithsonian

This Riveting Art From the Front Lines of World War I Has Gone Largely Unseen for Decades

During WWI, the War Department sent American artists to Europe. The Smithsonian recently digitized the captivating artwork

Frederick Varley - the Amiens Offensive - 1918 Beginning in January 1918, Frederic Varley served in the First World War with C.W. Simpson, J.W. Beatty and Maurice Cullen. Varley came to the attention of Lord Beaverbrook, who arranged for him to be commissioned as an “official war artist.” He accompanied Canadian troops in the Hundred Days offensive from Amiens, France to Mons, Belgium. His paintings of combat are based on his experiences at the front. Although he had been enthusiastic to…

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historicaltimes: “ Frederick Varley - the Amiens Offensive - 1918 ” Beginning in January 1918, Frederic Varley served in the First World War with C.W. Simpson, J.W. Beatty and Maurice Cullen. Varley...

Poilu and Tommy. Drawing by SIR WILLIAM ORPEN, K.B.E., R.A.1921

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At war: Pictured are soldiers surveying a French biplane which crashed on the Somme battlefield in 1916

WWI sketches by Winnie the Pooh illustrator E.H. Shepard unearthed

The collection of more than 100 never-seen-before sketches came to light when researchers stumbled upon a trunk belonging to Shepard which has lain unopened for almost 100 years.

Sketches: Many of the images are hastily-drawn, such as this battlefield sketch showing Br...

WWI sketches by Winnie the Pooh illustrator E.H. Shepard unearthed

The collection of more than 100 never-seen-before sketches came to light when researchers stumbled upon a trunk belonging to Shepard which has lain unopened for almost 100 years.

Imperial War Museum ART 1921; 'The Harvest of Battle', painting by CRW Nevinson, 1919

The Great War | Trench experience | Over the top | Source 7

When people today think of the Great War they think of soldiers going 'over the top'. This case study looks at a range of sources which will provide some sense of what it was like to fight in the trenches.

Paul Nash, 'THE MINE CRATER, HILL 60, YPRES SALIENT,' 1917

Paul Nash, 'THE MINE CRATER, HILL 60, YPRES SALIENT,' 1917

A Convoy 1918 by Herbert Barnard John Everett

A Convoy 1918 by Herbert Barnard John Everett

How the dazzle painted ships may have looked when in convoy, though the lead ships' camouflage looks slightly too swoopy.

The Day-Time Sentry Observing Through The Periscope

Trench

Art.IWM ART 16984. image: A view along an empty trench fortified with wooden supports curving around a corner. A path of duckboards runs along the trench floor and in the foreground is a pile of sandbags

Untitled by Cecil Constant Philip Lawson, 1916-18.

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Trenches In Front Of Arras : The Runner

In 'The Black Line', Battle Of Arras

Art.IWM ART 345. image: the entrance to a dugout and a stretch of trench. Equipment and debris are scattered on the left side of the trench.

Etaples: British Military Cemetery

Etaples: British Military Cemetery

Art.IWM ART 5404. image: a view through a few trees across the large field of crosses of the British military cemetery at Etaples on the French coast. The coastline is bordered by trees and a sailing boat is visible in the English Channel

Sketch of Three Soldiers, October 1916

Etaples, October 1916

Art.IWM ART 16250 7. image: studies of four heads of British and Australian personnel. In the lower left a British officer is depicted wearing a peaked cap

S.C.A., Etaples, October 1916

Etaples, October 1916

Art.IWM ART 16250 7. image: studies of four heads of British and Australian personnel. In the lower left a British officer is depicted wearing a peaked cap

'Glynn'

Etaples, October 1916

Art.IWM ART 16250 7. image: studies of four heads of British and Australian personnel. In the lower left a British officer is depicted wearing a peaked cap

A Wrecked German Concrete Gun-pit Beyond Arras

In 'The Black Line', Battle Of Arras

Art.IWM ART 345. image: the entrance to a dugout and a stretch of trench. Equipment and debris are scattered on the left side of the trench.