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  • A Town Destroyed, Poplar

    A Town Destroyed, Poplar

    (art) Made by: Minton, John

    Art.IWM ART 15910

    image: A view from an elevated position across the bomb damaged buildings of Poplar in East London. In the foreground is a tall roofless, shattered building that demonstrates the effects of aerial bombing. Further heavily damaged buildings are visible on...

  • Looking Down on a Bombed Building by the Thames, Poplar 1941
verso: A Bombed Street

    Looking Down on a Bombed Building by the Thames, Poplar 1941 verso: A Bombed Street

    (art) Made by: Minton, John 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 7513

    image: A view down into a heavily bomb damaged building in Poplar, East London. The building has been reduced to a shell, with only the external walls remaining. The roof and the floors on the different storeys of the building have been destroyed. The...

  • Effigies of Crusaders in Round Temple Church, London : after damage enemy action

    Effigies of Crusaders in Round Temple Church, London : after damage enemy action

    (art) Made by: Bull, Norma

    Art.IWM ART LD 4899

    image: Stone effigies of knights on the floor of the Round Temple Church surrounded by dust and rubble. Green fabric has fallen over one figure. In the foreground there are elaborately glazed red tiles that have been cracked by the blast.

  • A Shelter in Camden Town under a Brewery : Christmas Eve, 1940

    A Shelter in Camden Town under a Brewery : Christmas Eve, 1940

    (art) Made by: Lehmann, Olga 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 1899

    image: A view down a high, dark tunnel with a cart in the foreground. Along the side of the tunnel there are groups of figures huddled on the floor, each illuminated by a candle.

  • An Impression of a Gas Cleansing Exercise at a First Aid Post : the contaminated undress

    An Impression of a Gas Cleansing Exercise at a First Aid Post : the contaminated undress

    (art) Made by: Mathews, Denis

    Art.IWM ART LD 1967

    image: Two women stand back to back undressing, while a third sits on the floor leaning forward.

  • London : Clearance of debris between Gresham Street and St Paul's, 1941

    London : Clearance of debris between Gresham Street and St Paul's, 1941

    (art) Made by: Flanders, Dennis 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2214

    image: A view of St Pauls Cathedral, surrounded by bomb-damaged houses. In the foreground there is a large empty area which has been cleared of rubble and has several neat piles of corrugated metal arranged around it. There are several men working with...

  • The Church Of St Anne and St Agnes : Gresham Street, EC2 1941

    The Church Of St Anne and St Agnes : Gresham Street, EC2 1941

    (art) Made by: Flanders, Dennis 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1233

    image: A view inside the bombed church. Most of the roof has fallen in, leaving only a few charred beams in place. The floor, pews and pulpit of the church are covered in charred timber and the remains of the roof.

  • Post Office Buildings

    Post Office Buildings

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 939

    image: a bomb site in the foreground with steel girders sticking up out of the rubble. In the background buildings remain standing, however men can be seen at work securing the building on the right.

  • Dug Out : an air raid victim rescued from the debris

    Dug Out : an air raid victim rescued from the debris

    (art) Made by: Hall, Clifford 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 2647

    image: A group of uniformed air raid wardens carry a distressed woman between them in a bombed street. Behind them a man climbs down into a hole amongst the rubble.

  • '...But Damage was Slight and the Number of Casualties Very Small.'

    '...But Damage was Slight and the Number of Casualties Very Small.'

    (art) Made by: Hall, Clifford 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 2648

    image: A view of a bombed street. A group of three wardens stand looking at the rubble of a bombed house. To the right there are two other wardens carrying a body on a stretcher between them. A second shrouded body on a stretcher lies on the ground in...

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