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  • Flying Officer G S Bliss

    Flying Officer G S Bliss

    (art) Made by: Kennington, Eric Henri 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1318

    image: a half length portrait of RAF officer G S Bliss, wearing full flying kit with 'Mae West' yellow life jacket and headgear.

  • Convoy

    Convoy

    (art) Made by: Coxon, Raymond James 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2161

    image: a view looking down towards the prow and deck of a ship from the bridge with the barrel of a gun entering the bottom of the image. In the distance there are several other ships in same the sailing up ahead.

  • Ocean Transport : The Gateway to Battle

    Ocean Transport : The Gateway to Battle

    (art) Made by: Platt, John Edgar 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 4190

    image: A merchant convoy, made up of a number of ships of varying sizes, is leaving a harbour. The outer quayside is visible to the right with a white lighthouse in the background.

  • A Convoy Passing the Lizard, Cornwall

    A Convoy Passing the Lizard, Cornwall

    (art) Made by: Platt, John Edgar 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2416

    image: A convoy of assorted merchant shipping sails past the lighthouse and buildings of Lizard Point, with the latter in the immediate foreground. There are barrage balloons above and the sky is dark grey, partly a result of cloud and partly due to...

  • A Rescue-ship in the Atlantic, March 1943

    A Rescue-ship in the Atlantic, March 1943

    (art) Made by: Plante, George 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3055

    image: Looking down from an upper deck of a ship, the funnels on the left of the composition, and crew dressed in oilskins standing on the deck below. There is another ship in flames on the horizon, sending a thick cloud of smoke into the sky.

  • Attack on a Convoy Seen from the Air

    Attack on a Convoy Seen from the Air

    (art) Made by: Eurich, Richard Ernst 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1326

    image: An aerial view of the sea with cloud cover to the right and in the background. A convoy of eighteen ships, strung out in broken lines, steams from the lower left foreground towards the horizon. The tip of an island is visible beneath the cloud,...

  • A Sunderland Flying-boat on Patrol

    A Sunderland Flying-boat on Patrol

    (art) Made by: Burgess, Arthur J W

    Art.IWM ART LD 6003

    image: A Short Sunderland flying boat flies at low altitude over a choppy sea on a patrol to protect Merchant Navy shipping. Three merchant vessels in convoy are visible in the background.

  • The Quick Turn-round

    The Quick Turn-round

    (art) Made by: Platt, John Edgar 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3827

    image: An armed American merchant ship is moored at a dockside, its stern closest to the viewer. There are cranes on the dockside to the upper left and and a steam engine used for transporting supplies is visible in the lower left corner. A tug and...

  • A German Searchlight across the English Channel, 1942

    A German Searchlight across the English Channel, 1942

    (art) Made by: PEARS, CHARLES 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 1916

    image: a view of the White Cliffs, illuminated at night by a searchlight. The cliffs are surrounded by barrage balloons, casting shadows onto the cliff face. Several ships sail by in the shadows below.

  • Torpedoed and Beached

    Torpedoed and Beached

    (art) Made by: Perkins, Christopher 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 3779

    image: a beached merchant vessel, viewed upwards towards the bow, through some suspended fishing nets on a beach. There is a figure on the beach gesturing up towards a figure on the deck.

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