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  • 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.

  • The Shadow of a Balloon

    The Shadow of a Balloon

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen

    Art.IWM ART LD 3281

    image: two men look out of the skylights in the roof of a shop as the shadow of a kite balloon passes over them.

  • A St John's Ambulance Examination in Progress

    A St John's Ambulance Examination in Progress

    (art) Made by: Medley, Robert 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 83

    image: on the right four men hold a strecher with a patient between them. On the left another patient is being attended to on he floor, watched by the examiners.

  • Camouflaging the Pipeline at the British Aluminium Company's Works at Fort William : October 1941

    Camouflaging the Pipeline at the British Aluminium Company's Works at Fort William : October 1941

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen 1941-10-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 1663

    image: a view looking down a hill, along the pipeline, towards the aluminum works with a river and mountains in the distance. A frame work has been erected above the pipeline and workers can be seen covering the framework with camouflage materials.

  • The Model-Maker's Shop : Directorate of Camouflage (Naval Section) Leamington Spa

    The Model-Maker's Shop : Directorate of Camouflage (Naval Section) Leamington Spa

    (art) Made by: Mason, Frank 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2755

    image: the model maker stands at his desk holding a piece of wood. He is surrounded by tools and wood shavings. On the table in front of him is a red model of a ship. There are other models sitting on the window sill under the partially drawn curtains.

  • War-time traffic on the river Thames: War-supplies at Paul's Wharf

    War-time traffic on the river Thames: War-supplies at Paul's Wharf

    (art) Made by: Platt, John Edgar 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2640

    image: a view across the Thames. Several barges, tugs and gunboats sail up and down the river. The dome of St Paul's is visible between the two warehouses on the far bank.

  • The Camouflage Workshop, Leamington Spa, 1940

    The Camouflage Workshop, Leamington Spa, 1940

    (art) Made by: La Dell, Edwin 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 322

    image: Workers sewing and designing camouflage in a workshop lit by electric lighting. Some samples are suspended from the ceiling; two others are stretched on the back wall and are being worked on from a step ladder.

  • Food Van at the Royal Docks, London Women's Legion

    Food Van at the Royal Docks, London Women's Legion

    (art) Made by: Gledstanes, Elsie 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 6093

    image: Two women of the Women's Legion, both wearing uniform, unload wooden trays containing food from the back of a van. Another woman of the Women's Legion walks beside the van carrying a bucket. Two other similar vans and a few buildings of...

  • The Control-room at South West Regional Headquarters, Bristol

    The Control-room at South West Regional Headquarters, Bristol

    (art) Made by: Piper, John 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 169

    image: a room lit by electric light. On the right hand wall is an abstract map, with areas marked with numbers and letters. On the adjacent wall are more symbols, another smaller map and a clock. In the foreground are tables with a glass and carafe.

  • The Passage to the Control-room at South West Regional Headquarters, Bristol

    The Passage to the Control-room at South West Regional Headquarters, Bristol

    (art) Made by: Piper, John 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 170

    image: A corridor lit by electric light, with numbers and symbols marking the walls and floor.

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