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  • Steel-workers at a Furnace

    Steel-workers at a Furnace

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 5969

    image: three steel workers, wearing protective goggles, stand illuminated by the furnace which is just out of view to the left. The man nearest the artist is bending over and looks directly into the fire to direct the second man's work.

  • Paravanes under Construction

    Paravanes under Construction

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 779

    image: a factory floor with a stack of paravanes in the foreground. On the right a worker is adjusting some machinery containing a paravane. Another is suspended from a chain in the ceiling.

  • Night Exercises in Plymouth Sound

    Night Exercises in Plymouth Sound

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2441

    image: a view looking out to sea towards an island at night, with the tip of the seafront in the foreground. Searchlight throw beams up into the night sky, highlighting dark ships and a flying boat off the coast.

  • WAAFs Packing Parachutes

    WAAFs Packing Parachutes

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 2310

    image: the parachutes are laid out on long, thin tables while the WAAFs arrange the fabric and the ropes . In the background one parachute has just been packed and lies in a bundle at the end of the table.

  • 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.

  • Snack Time in a Factory

    Snack Time in a Factory

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1486

    image: a portrait of three workers gathering in a factory for a tea break. One stands facing the artist with a welding mask on his head, drinking from a mug. He has a newspaper under his arm. A second worker stands with his back to the artist and a third...

  • Casting an Ingot

    Casting an Ingot

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 249

    image: three workers wearing protective aprons and glasses gathering around an opening the floor within which there is a smoking furnace. One of the workers holds a pole which extends down into the furnace.

  • Sniper's Make-up

    Sniper's Make-up

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 3419

    image: A head and shoulder portrait of a young soldier wearing a tin hat, his face camouflaged with dark criss-crossed lines.

  • 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.

  • A Rescue Speed Boat under Construction

    A Rescue Speed Boat under Construction

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 1997

    image: a view of three men at work constructing a ships hull. The framework of the hull fills the background. A fourth worker wearing dungarees stands in the foreground checking a piece of wood.

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