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  • Writing Home

    Writing Home

    (art) Made by: Earnshaw, Eric 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2739

    image: a young soldier sits on a stool beside a bed, writing a letter. He is shown in profile, with various papers or magazines on the bed and a wash basin, mirror and towel on the far wall.

  • In the Quarry

    In the Quarry

    (art) Made by: Sutherland, Graham 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 6175

    image: a view into the dark interior of a hole in a quarry. Various displaced rocks surround the hole.

  • The Water Test : a hull-immersion test for tanks

    The Water Test : a hull-immersion test for tanks

    (art) Made by: Cuneo, Terence Tenison

    Art.IWM ART LD 3095

    image: outside a factory a Churchill tank is put through a hull immersion test, with it being driven down into a purpose- built water filled gully, a man standing alongside supervising. Another Churchill tank is driven towards the gully in the background.

  • The Preparation of Flax : the Rugging Machine

    The Preparation of Flax : the Rugging Machine

    (art) Made by: Lavrin, Nora

    Art.IWM ART LD 3585

    image: A view inside a factory with women wearing headscarves working at various machines. In the foreground a woman is carrying a large bundle. Behind her two similarly dressed women are feeding flax through the rugging machine.

  • Giant Presses Stamping Out Small Parts of Churchill Tanks

    Giant Presses Stamping Out Small Parts of Churchill Tanks

    (art) Made by: Cuneo, Terence Tenison 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3065

    image: the interior of a munitions factory with male workers tending giant industrial presses making components for Churchill tanks. The presses are arranged in two parallel lines within the factory, with a walkway in between

  • WVS Bandage-making

    WVS Bandage-making

    (art) Made by: Hudson, Eleanor Erlund 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2995

    image: WVS women at work around a table. Two are standing while cutting and folding a long piece of cloth, while the other women are making rolls of bandages using a tabletop rolling machine. The table is covered in rolls of bandages.

  • Green Flax

    Green Flax

    (art) Made by: Lavrin, Nora 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3586

    image: Two women wearing headscarves sorting and feeding flax into a machine.

  • Fitting Tracks at the Pit Station

    Fitting Tracks at the Pit Station

    (art) Made by: Cuneo, Terence Tenison

    Art.IWM ART LD 3096

    image: a view of the interior of a factory where workers are fitting tracks to the main body of Churchill tanks. The tanks are arranged in a long line, surrounded by numerous busy workers, including a woman to the right.

  • Indian Woman, Mombasa, December 1941

    Indian Woman, Mombasa, December 1941

    (art) Made by: Searle, Ronald William Fordham 1941-12-01

    Art.IWM ART 15746 87

    image: A portrait sketch of an Indian woman wearing a sari and earrings, a bindi on her brow.

  • American Sailor, USS Mount Vernon, 1941

    American Sailor, USS Mount Vernon, 1941

    (art) Made by: Searle, Ronald William Fordham 1941

    Art.IWM ART 15746 43

    image recto: A study of an African-American sailor, wearing singlet and long trousers. image verso: A small sketch in ink of the head of a man wearing a high collar or muffler.

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