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  • Fire Drill

    Fire Drill

    (art) Made by: Gabain, Ethel Leontine 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 425

    image: A woman wearing overalls lowers herself to the ground on a rope suspended from a wooden platform. She is supervised by a uniformed man standing at the top of the platform, who holds the other end of the rope. On the ground a crowd of men and women...

  • THE AUXILIARY FIRE SERVICE IN LONDON, 1941

    THE AUXILIARY FIRE SERVICE IN LONDON, 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 5544

    Group photograph of men serving with the Auxiliary Fire Service in London. Second from right, in the back row, is Fernando Henriques from Jamaica, who later won a scholarship to Oxford University, gained a PhD and went on to lecture in social...

  • AFS Practice with a Large Pump : On the banks of the Serpentine, London

    AFS Practice with a Large Pump : On the banks of the Serpentine, London

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 155

    image: groups of AFS men struggle to control large jets of water and fire hoses on the side of the Serpentine, next to a large pump.

  • London County Council ARP - AFS Auxiliary Fire Service

    London County Council ARP - AFS Auxiliary Fire Service

    (posters) Made by: Clarke, F Bernard (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 13862

    whole: the image occupies the majority, partially set against a blue background. The title is integrated and positioned in the upper fifth and lower quarter, in yellow and in white. The text is separate and placed along the bottom edge, in blue. All set...

  • Women Required for Motor Driving and Telephonist Duties

    Women Required for Motor Driving and Telephonist Duties

    (posters) Made by: Clark, John Cosmo (Undefined) 1941

    Art.IWM PST 3673

    whole: the image occupies the whole. The title is integrated and positioned in the lower third, in white. The text is integrated and placed in the upper left, in red, in the lower left, in black, and across the bottom edge, in white. All set against a...

  • Auxiliary Fireman H Barker, GM

    Auxiliary Fireman H Barker, GM

    (art) Made by: Todd, Arthur Ralph Middleton 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 1958

    image: a head and shoulders portrait of a man wearing a fireman's coat.

  • Fire-hose Practice in St James's Park, London

    Fire-hose Practice in St James's Park, London

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 250

    image: a view across a lake in the park towards small groups of AFS practicing with fire hoses. They are partially obscured by enormous jets of water filling the air.

  • A Burnt-out Fire Appliance

    A Burnt-out Fire Appliance

    (art) Made by: Rosoman, Leonard Henry 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3591

    image: The burnt-out wreck of a fire engine lying in an empty landscape. There is a heavy sky above, and several buildings visible on the horizon in the far right of the composition.

  • AFS Practice with a Trailer-pump : On the banks of the Serpentine, London

    AFS Practice with a Trailer-pump : On the banks of the Serpentine, London

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 154

    image: two groups of AFS struggle to control jets of water squirting from the hoses they are attempting to direct into the Serpentine.

  • AFS - London Needs Auxiliary Firemen Now

    AFS - London Needs Auxiliary Firemen Now

    (posters) Made by: Newbould, Frank (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 13888

    whole: the image occupies the majority. The title and text are integrated and positioned in the upper third, in white. Further text is separtate and placed along the bottom edge, in white and in blue, held within a black inset. image: a back view of two...

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