Artistic Responses to Conflict

There were a wide variety of types and styles of art that were created during and after the First World War. Songs, stories, poems, and paintings were created by people reflecting on their experiences.


rob heard and the shrouds of the somme

rob heard and the shrouds of the somme


Poet Tom Kettle

Poet Tom Kettle

©national portrait gallery, london

©national portrait gallery, london

rob heard and the shrouds of the somme

rob heard and the shrouds of the somme

©francis ledwidge museum

©francis ledwidge museum

© IWM ART 2989

© IWM ART 2989

War Certificates

War Certificates

©2015 estate of barbara bruce littlejohn

©2015 estate of barbara bruce littlejohn