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  • Study for 'Riveters' (LD1375)

    Study for 'Riveters' (LD1375)

    (art) Made by: Spencer, Stanley

    Art.IWM ART LD 1628

    Image: a figure wearing goggles crouches down over a sheet of metal holding a rivet gun.

  • Study for 'Riveters' - Riveting a Pipe, 1940

    Study for 'Riveters' - Riveting a Pipe, 1940

    (art) Made by: Spencer, Stanley 1940-05-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 1623

    image: Squared sketch of four figures engaged in riveting a large pipe. One figure sits inside ready to receive the rivet as it is hammered through from the outside by two others. Another figure looks through the far end of the pipe at the work being...

  • Fortified Islands in the Bristol Channel: 2" Naval UP Projector on an earlier fortification

    Fortified Islands in the Bristol Channel: 2" Naval UP Projector on an earlier fortification

    (art) Made by: Howard-Jones, Ray 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3527

    image: A Naval UP Projector standing on top of an old fortification. The gun is manned by two uniformed figures, one on either side. In the foreground there are two sets of steps: one leading up to the soldiers and the second leading down to a doorway in...

  • 'Oh I was Very Lucky', London, 1944

    'Oh I was Very Lucky', London, 1944

    (art) Made by: Thornycroft, Priscilla (Artist) 1979

    Art.IWM ART 17476

    This darkly humorous image provides a startling counterpoint to the official art of the Second World War. Thornycroft did not have a commission or even a permit to draw the scenes she observed around her Camden Town home. This painting was made decades...

  • Runaway Horse in an Air-raid alarm, London, Autumn 1939

    Runaway Horse in an Air-raid alarm, London, Autumn 1939

    (art) Made by: Thornycroft, Priscilla (Artist) 1955

    Art.IWM ART 17474

    image: a black horse falls in the gutter as it impales itself on some twisted railings. The horse bears its teeth as blood pours from its throat. In the background is a view along an empty London street.

  • Sitting Round the Stove Splicing Balloon Cords

    Sitting Round the Stove Splicing Balloon Cords

    (art) Made by: Sonnis, Alexander 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 2112

    image: A group of RAF personnel sit on benches circling a large black stove, which has a thick pipe that reaches to the ceiling. They are at work splicing balloon cords. One of them sits on a separate stool in the left foreground, facing the viewer.

  • First Aid Practice

    First Aid Practice

    (art) Made by: Medley, Robert 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 81

    image: a scene in a hall with large windows. Three soldiers are carrying a patient in a makeshift strecher on the left. In the background another soldier is practicing putting a sling on a patient who sits on a chair next to stack of furniture hung with...

  • Men Fixing Feathered Netting over a Factory

    Men Fixing Feathered Netting over a Factory

    (art) Made by: Kennedy, Cedric John 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2757

    image: A view looking up at two men rolling out camouflage material over the net framework, suspended above an industrial building.

  • Study for 'Shipbuilding on the Clyde' - Pulling an Angle-iron from a Furnace.  Provisional study for 'Furnaces'

    Study for 'Shipbuilding on the Clyde' - Pulling an Angle-iron from a Furnace. Provisional study for 'Furnaces'

    (art) Made by: Spencer, Stanley 1940-05-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 6008 131

    image recto: squared studies, similar to IWM ART LD 6008 120, showing men pulling a hot angle-iron from a furnace, braced against each other in the effort to pull the heavy weight. A central incomplete study shows three men working on the iron 'dogs...

  • Children in School at Gas Mask Drill

    Children in School at Gas Mask Drill

    (art) Made by: Macpherson, Alexander 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1217

    image: Interior of a school classroom with children seated at desks while wearing gas-masks

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