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  • 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.

  • Firing a 9.2 Gun

    Firing a 9.2 Gun

    (art) Made by: Ravilious, Eric 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1585

    image: a gun position set on a hillside. A group of figures stand on the right, behind the camouflaged structure that houses the gun. There are enormous yellow flames billowing into the air from the nose of the gun. Delicate white flowers lie in the...

  • Fortified Islands in the Bristol Channel: 2" Naval UP Projector on an earlier fortification

    Fortified Islands in the Bristol Channel: 2" Naval UP Projector on an earlier fortification

    (art) Made by: Howard-Jones, Ray 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3527

    image: A Naval UP Projector standing on top of an old fortification. The gun is manned by two uniformed figures, one on either side. In the foreground there are two sets of steps: one leading up to the soldiers and the second leading down to a doorway in...

  • Fortified Islands in the Bristol Channel: 6" Naval gun emplacement, Gallipoli Gun, Steepholm

    Fortified Islands in the Bristol Channel: 6" Naval gun emplacement, Gallipoli Gun, Steepholm

    (art) Made by: Howard-Jones, Ray 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3525

    image: A covered gun emplacement looking out over water with a figure standing behind.

  • Constructing a Gun Emplacement

    Constructing a Gun Emplacement

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1112

    image: Military personnel construct a circular gun emplacement. The main section is surrounded by fencing, which is heavily supported. In the distance is the sea and the outline of the neighbouring clifftops.

  • Light Anti-aircraft Defences : a quadruple Lewis Gun

    Light Anti-aircraft Defences : a quadruple Lewis Gun

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1110

    image: A quadruple Lewis gun on an anti-aircraft outpost on a clifftop. Six men are stationed at the outpost and are observing the sky using binoculars. On the right, the land cuts away down to the sea and harbour.

  • Study for 'Gun Emplacement'

    Study for 'Gun Emplacement'

    (art) Made by: Nash, John

    Art.IWM ART LD 7249

    image: a view looking down upon a coastal gun emplacement surrounded by sandbags. One soldier attends to the gun while two others sit, bare-chested, on the sandbags. Upper right, the artist has made some small sketch details of the scene.

  • An AA Battery : River Medway

    An AA Battery : River Medway

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3413

    image: a view looking down on several anti-aircraft guns, including two Bofors guns, in gun emplacements with a few soldiers moving around in between the maze of walls in the battery. The battery is positioned on the coast with the sea and a small dock...

  • Night Exercises in Plymouth Sound

    Night Exercises in Plymouth Sound

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2441

    image: a view looking out to sea towards an island at night, with the tip of the seafront in the foreground. Searchlight throw beams up into the night sky, highlighting dark ships and a flying boat off the coast.

  • Bombing the Channel Ports

    Bombing the Channel Ports

    (art) Made by: Ravilious, Eric 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1588

    image: a deserted coastal road that leads past an 'acoustic mirror' early warning device. In the top right of the composition there are searchlights beaming up into the sky, and a large circular glow of light to one side.

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