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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...

  • 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...

  • Study of Glass-blowers

    Study of Glass-blowers

    (art) Made by: Peake, Mervyn 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2856 e

    verso - slight head and shoulders pencil study

  • Study of Glass-blowers

    Study of Glass-blowers

    (art) Made by: Peake, Mervyn 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2856 a

    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...

  • Study of Glass-blowers

    Study of Glass-blowers

    (art) Made by: Peake, Mervyn 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2856 f

    verso - pencil figure study of furnace stoker verso

  • Study of Glass-blowers

    Study of Glass-blowers

    (art) Made by: Peake, Mervyn 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2856 d

    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...

  • Study of Glass-blowers

    Study of Glass-blowers

    (art) Made by: Peake, Mervyn 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2856 h

    verso - ink study with pencilled colour notes

  • Study of Glass-blowers

    Study of Glass-blowers

    (art) Made by: Peake, Mervyn 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2856 i

    verso - slight pencil study of two heads

  • Study of Glass-blowers

    Study of Glass-blowers

    (art) Made by: Peake, Mervyn 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2856 g

    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...