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  • Armament School, Uxbridge : WRAF at work in aerial gun-testing shop

    Armament School, Uxbridge : WRAF at work in aerial gun-testing shop

    (art) Made by: Glen, Graham

    Art.IWM ART 2458

    image: Several women of the Women's Royal Air Force at work in an aerial gun-testing shop. The women wear sandy coloured overalls and stand at pieces of machinery, with what appear to be Vickers machine guns laid out on a table. They are supervised...

  • Elswick, 1917 : Messrs Armstrong, Whitworth & Company

    Elswick, 1917 : Messrs Armstrong, Whitworth & Company

    (art) Made by: Lavery, John 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2883

    image: The interior of a munitions factory with female workers sitting on high stools arranged in multiple rows, working at machines.

  • The Women's Land Army and German Prisoners

    The Women's Land Army and German Prisoners

    (art) Made by: Schwabe, Randolph 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1179

    image: Two women of the Women's Land Army and two German prisoners-of-war are engaged in agricultural work. They appear to be harvesting wheat with forks alongside agricultural machinery.

  • For King and Country

    For King and Country

    (art) Made by: Skinner, Edward F 1918

    Art.IWM ART 6513

    image: The interior of a munitions factory with female workers making shells. Each is dressed in beige coloured overalls with a cloth bonnet on her head. On the right of the composition the women work alone at machinery; and on the left they stand at...

  • badge, civilian, British, On War Service, female

    badge, civilian, British, On War Service, female

    (uniforms and insignia)

    INS 7469

    triangular badge with central voided crown with 1916 with the words ON WAR SERVICE

  • piece of aircraft fabric ('Devil in the Dusk')

    piece of aircraft fabric ('Devil in the Dusk')

    (Vehicles, aircraft and ships)

    EPH 1856

    Piece of First World War period British aircraft fabric. The remnant is from the Bristol Fighter (serial number C4636) which was flown by Flying Officer A J Arkell and A M Stagg (39 Squadron, Royal Air Force) on the evening of May 19-20 1918, when they...

  • Trench art aluminum ring development set

    Trench art aluminum ring development set

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 4364

    Set of four aluminium trench art rings (three still attached to card, one separate)

  • sugar bowl, 'Bairnsfather

    sugar bowl, 'Bairnsfather

    (souvenirs and ephemera) Made by: Grimwades Ltd, Stoke-on-Trent

    EPH 9919

    First World War period (post-1917) Staffordshire (Stoke-on-Trent) manufactured earthenware sugar bowl decorated with humorous and inspirational propaganda Bairnsfather 'Old Bill' cartoon in the context of the 'Better 'Ole'....

  • The Underworld: Taking cover in a Tube Station during a London air raid

    The Underworld: Taking cover in a Tube Station during a London air raid

    (art) Made by: Bayes, Walter 1918

    Art.IWM ART 935

    image: A scene of civilians, predominantly women and children, sheltering in Elephant and Castle tube station. Some civilians sit on the platform seating, whilst others sit or lie on the platform itself. On the wall behind are a few C R W Nevinson...

  • Evening Quarters : The look-out at Cannon Street Anti-Aircraft Station

    Evening Quarters : The look-out at Cannon Street Anti-Aircraft Station

    (art) Made by: Gray, Ronald 1917

    Art.IWM ART 321

    image: An anti-aircraft post overlooking the City of London, with Monument visible to the left. In the foreground, three naval personnel in white caps stand around a gun that is aimed skywards. Several searchlight beams illuminate the sky above them.

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