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  • The Platform Canteen, Victoria Station

    The Platform Canteen, Victoria Station

    (art) Made by: Meninsky, Bernard 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1184

    image: A group of British soldiers in uniform and carrying their kit, standing at a canteen on the platform of a station. In the centre of the composition, one of the men holds a white mug. Some of the men wear Scottish-style caps.

  • THE DUNSTERFORCE, 1917 - 1919

    THE DUNSTERFORCE, 1917 - 1919

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Varges, Ariel

    Q 25041

    Persian labourers constructing a road through the Asadabad Pass under the supervision of the British Army 'Dunsterforce'.

  • Rifle, Short, Magazine, Lee Enfield, .303 inch, Mk 3

    Rifle, Short, Magazine, Lee Enfield, .303 inch, Mk 3

    (Weapons and ammunition) Made by: London Small Arms Co, London 1918

    FIR 7455

    The Short, Magazine Lee-Enfield rifle was adopted for British service in 1902. Variants of the design subsequently saw service in both World Wars and, in certain countries, long afterwards. The rifle was the brainchild of the War Office Small Arms...

  • General Sir W R Birdwood, GCMG, KCB, KCSI

    General Sir W R Birdwood, GCMG, KCB, KCSI

    (art) Made by: Hayward, Alfred 1919

    Art.IWM ART 1876

    image: A half length portrait of Birdwood wearing uniform and sitting in a wooden chair.

  • In a YMCA Hut

    In a YMCA Hut

    (art) Made by: Rushbury, Henry

    Art.IWM ART 1126

    image: an interior view of a large open room in a YMCA hut filled with military personnel. In the left foreground a few soldiers, newly arrived, stand with their kit. Across the rest of the foreground, soldiers sit and stand chatting, with most of them...

  • On the Troop Train: The Second Day

    On the Troop Train: The Second Day

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-05

    Art.IWM ART 1400

    image: two British soldiers sit within a railway train cabin, both men looking out of the windows onto the French countryside. In the middle of the composition in the distance a figure appears to be holding a yellow flag aloft, with a line of trees and a...

  • Victoria Station, District Railway

    Victoria Station, District Railway

    (art) Made by: Meninsky, Bernard 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1185

    image: A group of British soldiers, wearing uniform and carrying their kit, stand on a platform of Victoria station amongst a number of civilians. Three of the soldiers to the right wear Scottish uniforms and the London underground station sign is...

  • clasp knife, British Army issue (Turner 'Encore' clasp knife)

    clasp knife, British Army issue (Turner 'Encore' clasp knife)

    (Weapons and ammunition) Made by: Thomas Turner and Co, Sheffield

    WEA 731

    First World War period British Army issue clasp knife. Manufactured by Thomas Turner & Co of Sheffield, this knife departs from the standard pattern knife of the period in that its grip scales are made of plain metal, rather than chequered horn....

  • punch dagger with scabbard

    punch dagger with scabbard

    (Weapons and ammunition)

    WEA 638

    Association: First World War period commercially produced edged weapon for private purchase

  • The Promenade Deck at Night

    The Promenade Deck at Night

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-03-28

    Art.IWM ART 1407

    image: a view along the promenade deck of a troopship at night, with British soldiers asleep amongst blankets on the floor of the deck to the right. On the left a sentry stands with a rifle with his back to the sea, with other men standing by the...

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