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  • Study of Glass-blowers

    Study of Glass-blowers

    (art) Made by: Peake, Mervyn 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2856 b

    image: a glass blower shown side-on, holding the metal tube to his mouth with both hands, the large glass bulb at the end glowing shades of yellow, orange and red. Behind him a three shadowy figures within the darkened factory.

  • Study of Glass-blowers

    Study of Glass-blowers

    (art) Made by: Peake, Mervyn 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2856 j

    image: a full length depiction of a glass blower at work, shown front-on. The man stands with the metal tube to his mouth, twisting the tube with both hands, the glass bulb at his feet glowing yellow and red. He stands within a reddish glow, the interior...

  • Woolwich Arsenal in 1943

    Woolwich Arsenal in 1943

    (art) Made by: Austin, Robert Sargent 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3463

    image: a view of production workers inside the munitions shed at the Woolwich Arsenal in London. They are working on a large metal component of an artillery gun.

  • An Escalator in an Underground Factory

    An Escalator in an Underground Factory

    (art) Made by: Dobson, Frank 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4142

    image: crowds of women factory workers in white overalls descend an escalator. A figure with a bicycle goes up the escalator on the other side.

  • Mary Mitchell : engraver, electrical shop, "HMS Dolphin"

    Mary Mitchell : engraver, electrical shop, "HMS Dolphin"

    (art) Made by: Dring, William 1942-09-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 2455

    image: A full length portrait of Mary Mitchell, seated at a machine at work, turned away from the viewer.

  • Miss Helen Milne : senior VAD

    Miss Helen Milne : senior VAD

    (art) Made by: Dring, William 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3221

    image: A seated half-length portrait of Miss Helen Milne in uniform.

  • The Quarry Railway

    The Quarry Railway

    (art) Made by: Sutherland, Graham 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 6171

    image: a view along a length of railway track, with steep walls either side and the entrance to a tunnel further up the line towards the top of the composition.

  • Blade Heat-treatment Cage

    Blade Heat-treatment Cage

    (art) Made by: Kestelman, Morris

    Art.IWM ART LD 3105

    image: two men stand on either side of a long cage containing a propeller, suspended from above. They are raising it with a winch. Several propellers are also visible in the background.

  • Members of a Home Guard Ack-Ack Gun Team, September 1943

    Members of a Home Guard Ack-Ack Gun Team, September 1943

    (art) Made by: Kennington, Eric Henri 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 6109

    image: two Home Guard Anti-Aircraft gunners load an anti-aircraft gun during an air raid at night.

  • Study of Glass-blowers

    Study of Glass-blowers

    (art) Made by: Peake, Mervyn 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2856 c

    In 1943, Peake was commissioned to record work at a Birmingham glass factory making cathode ray oscillation tubes. Inspired by the dramatic qualities of the glassmaking process and the faces and balletic gestures of the glassblowers, he produced two oil...

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