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  • A Searchlight Battery

    A Searchlight Battery

    (art) Made by: Richards, Albert 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 3284

    image: a searchlight on a small paved area of a promenade, next to a lighthouse. The area is surrounded by barbed wire and also contains a small, manned anti-aircraft gun emplacement. There are several men in uniform in the battery, including one asleep...

  • 1939 - What Harvest?

    1939 - What Harvest?

    (art) Made by: Jillard, Hilda 1939

    Art.IWM ART 15201

    image: A muscular male farm worker stands with his back to the artist and with his hands on his hips, surveying a field of wheat. Six aircraft fly in the darkening sky above.

  • 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.

  • The Black-out

    The Black-out

    (art) Made by: Spear, Ruskin 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2581

    image: A London street at night. The road is lined with buildings and shops, and figures walking along the pavement on either side. In the foreground there is a woman in a red coat on the left; two figures dressed in dark clothes crossing the road in...

  • Patients waiting Outside a First Aid Post in a Factory

    Patients waiting Outside a First Aid Post in a Factory

    (art) Made by: Spear, Ruskin 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2683

    image: Two figures sitting on chairs in a makeshift waiting room. A curtain dividing this space off from the rest of the interior runs along the left of the composition to the centre ground. There is a white table standing in the foreground, an open...

  • 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.

  • Building Submarines

    Building Submarines

    (art) Made by: Cundall, Charles Ernest 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 749

    image: parts of a hull of a submarine stand under construction in a large scaffold, dwarfing nearby workers.

  • 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.

  • Building Mosquitoes

    Building Mosquitoes

    (art) Made by: Armstrong, John 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3359

    image: Four munitions workers, three of whom appear to be female, are at work inside the shell of a Mosquito aircraft, which stands in pieces supported by a wooden scaffold. The factory scene is lit from above by suspended lamps and there are other...

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