Search Our Collections

Category

Media

Subject period

Display location

Showing 1 - 10 of 191 results.

Items per page: [10] 20 50

Pages

  • Hyde Park Defence 1942

    Hyde Park Defence 1942

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1942

    Art.IWM ART 15875

    image: a view overlooking a section of Hyde Park. There are pathways lined with trees and a circle of barrage balloons floating in the sky.

  • Women at Work in a Munition Factory, Blackburn, 1941

    Women at Work in a Munition Factory, Blackburn, 1941

    (art) Made by: Rushbury, Henry 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1177

    image: rows of women in blue uniforms and head scarves stand at table top machines in a factory workshop with large draped windows.

  • Firing a 9.2 Gun

    Firing a 9.2 Gun

    (art) Made by: Ravilious, Eric 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1585

    image: a gun position set on a hillside. A group of figures stand on the right, behind the camouflaged structure that houses the gun. There are enormous yellow flames billowing into the air from the nose of the gun. Delicate white flowers lie in the...

  • WVS Cutting Calico for Emergency Cots

    WVS Cutting Calico for Emergency Cots

    (art) Made by: Hudson, Eleanor Erlund

    Art.IWM ART LD 2993

    image: a WVS lady leans over a table covered in swathes of white calico. She is cutting it into strips. More fabric is piled onto a chair in the foreground. In the background a second woman sits, apparently motionless in the corner.

  • Machinists at Work

    Machinists at Work

    (art) Made by: Keeling, Pegaret 1943

    Art.IWM ART 17422

    image: two rows of women sit facing each other, seated at pedal-powered sewing machines on a long table in front of two large Georgian windows. The women are working on khaki uniforms and are surrounded by piles of khaki cloth. Finished garments lie on a...

  • Shelter Experiments, near Woburn, Bedfordshire

    Shelter Experiments, near Woburn, Bedfordshire

    (art) Made by: Piper, John

    Art.IWM ART LD 3860

    image: a view across a depopulated rural landscape where bomb shelter experiments have been conducted. Two domed igloo- like concrete structures stand in the foreground, one largely intact, the other largely destroyed. Further back is a shattered brick...

  • Shelter Experiments, near Woburn, Bedfordshire

    Shelter Experiments, near Woburn, Bedfordshire

    (art) Made by: Piper, John 1943-04-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 3859

    image: a number of small experimental concrete air raid shelters arranged in a circle in flat countryside. A large shell hole filled with water is visible in the foreground, while a low sun hovers above in a heavy, grey sky, characteristic of Piper. A...

  • Wings for Victory Week: Trafalgar Square, London WC2

    Wings for Victory Week: Trafalgar Square, London WC2

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2845

    image: a view of a busy Trafalgar Square in London with a Lancaster bomber on display as a huge crowd gathers to mark 'Wings for Victory Week'. The view faces the front of the National Gallery in the background, which has numerous flags of...

  • 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...

  • 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.

Pages