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  • Boston Aircraft under Repair in Maintenance Hangars

    Boston Aircraft under Repair in Maintenance Hangars

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 2317

    image: a Boston aircraft, viewed from the front, partially stripped and held in a wooden scaffold in a hangar. Two men work on the underside of each of the wings while two others work on the undercarriage. In the foreground a fifth man works at a...

  • 'Oh I was Very Lucky', London, 1944

    'Oh I was Very Lucky', London, 1944

    (art) Made by: Thornycroft, Priscilla (Artist) 1979

    Art.IWM ART 17476

    This darkly humorous image provides a startling counterpoint to the official art of the Second World War. Thornycroft did not have a commission or even a permit to draw the scenes she observed around her Camden Town home. This painting was made decades...

  • The Black-out

    The Black-out

    (art) Made by: Spear, Ruskin 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2581

    image: A London street at night. The road is lined with buildings and shops, and figures walking along the pavement on either side. In the foreground there is a woman in a red coat on the left; two figures dressed in dark clothes crossing the road in...

  • A St John's Ambulance Examination in Progress

    A St John's Ambulance Examination in Progress

    (art) Made by: Medley, Robert 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 83

    image: on the right four men hold a strecher with a patient between them. On the left another patient is being attended to on he floor, watched by the examiners.

  • The Warehouse Shelter in Commercial Road, East End

    The Warehouse Shelter in Commercial Road, East End

    (art) Made by: Topolski, Feliks

    Art.IWM ART LD 676

    image: A large, cavernous warehouse interior. A stream of light falls onto the floor in the centre of the space from a hole in the roof, and several characters appear to be dancing in the spotlight. There are a group of figures lying on the floor and...

  • Preparations for D-Day

    Preparations for D-Day

    (art) Made by: Eurich, Richard Ernst 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4587

    image: A coastal scene looking out to sea with an island on the left horizon. In the central foreground tanks line up for loading on board ship, through gaping red metal doors opening into a dark hold. On the right there are seven bell-tents, more...

  • Boys from South-East London gathering Sticks in Cookham Wood
Children in Wartime - Five Lithographs by Ethel Gabain

    Boys from South-East London gathering Sticks in Cookham Wood Children in Wartime - Five Lithographs by Ethel Gabain

    (art) Made by: Gabain, Ethel Leontine (Undefined) 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 308

    image: A group of boys collecting sticks in a clearing of a wood. Two of the younger boys squat close to the ground, three others bend their heads towards the floor as though scouring for sticks. The boy standing on the far left holds a small scythe....

  • Reinforce Children's Clothes

    Reinforce Children's Clothes

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 8294

    whole: five separate images are located in the lower three-quarters. The title is separate and positioned in the upper quarter, in red. The text is partially integrated and placed in the upper centre, in black, and in the lower three-quarters, in white,...

  • Our Jungle Fighters Want Socks - Please Knit Now

    Our Jungle Fighters Want Socks - Please Knit Now

    (posters) Made by: GAMES, ABRAM (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 2978

    whole: the image occupies the majority. the title is separate and positioned across the top edge, in black, and across the bottom edge, in red. The text is separate and placed across the bottom edge, in black. All set against a white background. image: a...

  • A Child Bomb-Victim Receiving Penicillin Treatment

    A Child Bomb-Victim Receiving Penicillin Treatment

    (art) Made by: Gabain, Ethel Leontine 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 5775

    image: A child in a hospital bed with a drip attached to their arm and their leg is raised in a support.

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