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  • Building Speed Boats

    Building Speed Boats

    (art) Made by: Macdonald, Frances 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5682

    image: the interior of a large workshop where two speed boats, which appear to be Motor Torpedo Boats (MTBs), are being constructed. One workman crouches beside an engine, to be fitted to the foremost boat.

  • The Barmaid at the Red Lion

    The Barmaid at the Red Lion

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 331

    image: The interior of a public house with a large woman dressed in black standing behind the bar, talking to a man in uniform with his back to the viewer. Another man stands further along the bar, looking on. Another woman stands in the background.

  • The Artist, Karakol, Kazakhstan, Russia 1940

    The Artist, Karakol, Kazakhstan, Russia 1940

    (art) Made by: Kay-Krzewinski, Feliks 1940

    Art.IWM ART 15430

    image: A figure, who is the artist himself, sits on bedding in a cellar mourning the death of a compatriot, with a candle illuminating the room. There is a window in the wall to the left, a spade propped up against the wall on the right and a single...

  • Shooting Practice on a Miniature Range

    Shooting Practice on a Miniature Range

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 53

    image: Recruits are lined up in the foreground aiming at two targets on the far side of the shooting range. A group of officers watch in the immediate foreground and a telescope rests on a stand in the centre.

  • Spam Sandwich, Waterloo Street Buffet

    Spam Sandwich, Waterloo Street Buffet

    (art) Made by: Mozley, Charles

    Art.IWM ART 15990 5

    Charles Mozley was born in Sheffield and worked largely as a commercial artist after graduating from the Royal Collage of Art in 1937. He is renowned as a prolific book cover artist and illustrator. His most notable works were created between the 1950s...

  • Self-portrait in the Studio

    Self-portrait in the Studio

    (art) Made by: Buday, George 1941

    Art.IWM ART 17107

    image: The artist at work at a desk in a cluttered room in his home. He is surrounded by piles of textiles and prints, a drawing board, ink rollers, a tin helmet and many other assorted items.

  • Night Scene in a Watch Office

    Night Scene in a Watch Office

    (art) Made by: Cole, Leslie 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2503

    image: two WAAFs and an airman sit at a table in a watch room overlooking a moonlit airfield with one solitary plane standing on the runway. Behind them, in the foreground a second airman sits at a radio wearing headphones.

  • American Soldiers Prepare Nissen Hut Stage Prior to ENSA Show, 1943

    American Soldiers Prepare Nissen Hut Stage Prior to ENSA Show, 1943

    (art) Made by: Graves, Frank 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 7199

    image: American soldiers and men in civilian clothing move items and curtains on stage in preparation for an ENSA theatrical performance. The stage is set within the curved corrugated roof of a Nissen hut.

  • A Driving and Maintenance Class

    A Driving and Maintenance Class

    (art) Made by: Boothroyd, Arthur Sharland 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2978

    image: rows of soldiers sit on benches with their backs to the artist, leaning over long desks in a wooden hut, with a blackboard on the far wall. They are supervised by an officer who stands over them.

  • Drivers on Duty at an Ambulance Station

    Drivers on Duty at an Ambulance Station

    (art) Made by: Gledstanes, Elsie 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 6091

    image: Three female drivers of the Auxiliary Ambulance Service stand and sit in a cloakroom of an ambulance station. One sits on the right holding her steel helmet, another stands in the centre and the third woman attaches a piece of paper to a notice...

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