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  • Accidental Fire at a Bomber Factory (poster design)

    Accidental Fire at a Bomber Factory (poster design)

    (art) Made by: Knight, Laura

    Art.IWM ART 15952

    image: a scene showing a fire in a partially-built bomber aircraft sited on a factory floor. Workers are jumping to safety through the flames that engulf the aircraft, one man about to jump from the tail end with the leg of his overalls on fire. Two...

  • Limestone Quarry

    Limestone Quarry

    (art) Made by: Sutherland, Graham 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 6165

    image: some figures stand on a rocky ledge loading rocks into small carts on tracks in the quarry.

  • The Home Guard in a Tank Landing Craft Exercise, Oban

    The Home Guard in a Tank Landing Craft Exercise, Oban

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen

    Art.IWM ART LD 3142

    image: a view of the backs of two British officers standing at the bridge of a landing craft with the coastline visible ahead. A large number of Home Guards are sitting or standing on the deck below.

  • J A Leach

    J A Leach

    (art) Made by: Horton, Percy Frederick 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3472

    image: A head and shoulder portrait of J A Leach wearing a suit and glasses, facing slightly towards the right.

  • The Alert

    The Alert

    (art) Made by: Macpherson, Alexander

    Art.IWM ART LD 1515

    War Artists Advisory Committee commission

  • A Miner at Work

    A Miner at Work

    (art) Made by: Moore, Henry 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 5947

    image: the interior of a mine-shaft. The face is being worked by a half-naked miner with his back to the viewer. He wields a pickaxe by the light of a solitary Davy lamp, his back resting against a wooden prop.

  • Handling a Balloon by Searchlight

    Handling a Balloon by Searchlight

    (art) Made by: Noke, L

    Art.IWM ART LD 3007

    image: a few RAF personnel busy with the ropes attached to a large balloon, working under the light of a searchlight on the back of a truck on the right. A few trees, roofs and chimneys are visible in the background against the night sky.

  • Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service : syringing the ear of a WRNS rating

    Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service : syringing the ear of a WRNS rating

    (art) Made by: Austin, Robert Sargent 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4498

    image: a Wren rating sitting side on with a cape tied round her neck and supporting a small dish on her left shoulder, is having her ear syringed by a QARNNS nurse, who stands next to her with the syringe in her ear. Another Wren looks on, sitting...

  • Giant Presses Stamping Out Small Parts of Churchill Tanks

    Giant Presses Stamping Out Small Parts of Churchill Tanks

    (art) Made by: Cuneo, Terence Tenison 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3065

    image: the interior of a munitions factory with male workers tending giant industrial presses making components for Churchill tanks. The presses are arranged in two parallel lines within the factory, with a walkway in between

  • At the Coal Face. A Miner Pushing a Tub

    At the Coal Face. A Miner Pushing a Tub

    (art) Made by: Moore, Henry 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2240

    image: the interior of a mine-shaft with miners working a face in the background. A miner pushes a coal tub on a track through a forest of wooden props, bent double and with a Davy lamp hanging from his waist.

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