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  • Kiirung, Formosa : 7th September 1945

    Kiirung, Formosa : 7th September 1945

    (art) Made by: Morris, James 1945-09-07

    Art.IWM ART LD 5527

    image: a view along a narrow bamboo hut with sleeping platforms down each side or the room and a table and benches running down the central gangway. A British officer stands with his back to the artist, talking to two Japanese soldiers. Towards the back...

  • Armenian Refugees making Fly-nets

    Armenian Refugees making Fly-nets

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-06-22

    Art.IWM ART 1427

    image: a female Armenian refugee is shown in left profile making a fly-net in the immediate foreground. She wears a white dress and white headscarf, her dark hair tied in a pony tail. In the background is a line of four other women also working on fly-...

  • Herbillon, Algeria

    Herbillon, Algeria

    (art) Made by: Nicholson, Roger 1943-08-02

    Art.IWM ART LD 3675

    image: an open landscape of hills and a lake bordered with sharp rocks. In the foreground soldiers can be seen resting under mosquito nets.

  • A Camouflaged Sniper watching his Target, Llanberis, North Wales

    A Camouflaged Sniper watching his Target, Llanberis, North Wales

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3422

    image: a head and shoulders depiction of a British infantry sniper in training in Wales. The sniper is shown wearing camouflaged kit and black face paint, aiming his rifle at a distant target.

  • Shelter Experiments, near Woburn, Bedfordshire

    Shelter Experiments, near Woburn, Bedfordshire

    (art) Made by: Piper, John

    Art.IWM ART LD 3860

    image: a view across a depopulated rural landscape where bomb shelter experiments have been conducted. Two domed igloo- like concrete structures stand in the foreground, one largely intact, the other largely destroyed. Further back is a shattered brick...

  • Shelter Experiments, near Woburn, Bedfordshire

    Shelter Experiments, near Woburn, Bedfordshire

    (art) Made by: Piper, John 1943-04-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 3859

    image: a number of small experimental concrete air raid shelters arranged in a circle in flat countryside. A large shell hole filled with water is visible in the foreground, while a low sun hovers above in a heavy, grey sky, characteristic of Piper. A...

  • Wings for Victory Week: Trafalgar Square, London WC2

    Wings for Victory Week: Trafalgar Square, London WC2

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2845

    image: a view of a busy Trafalgar Square in London with a Lancaster bomber on display as a huge crowd gathers to mark 'Wings for Victory Week'. The view faces the front of the National Gallery in the background, which has numerous flags of...

  • Boston Aircraft under Repair in Maintenance Hangars

    Boston Aircraft under Repair in Maintenance Hangars

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 2317

    image: a Boston aircraft, viewed from the front, partially stripped and held in a wooden scaffold in a hangar. Two men work on the underside of each of the wings while two others work on the undercarriage. In the foreground a fifth man works at a...

  • AFS Practice with a Large Pump : On the banks of the Serpentine, London

    AFS Practice with a Large Pump : On the banks of the Serpentine, London

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 155

    image: groups of AFS men struggle to control large jets of water and fire hoses on the side of the Serpentine, next to a large pump.

  • Sniper's Make-up

    Sniper's Make-up

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 3419

    image: A head and shoulder portrait of a young soldier wearing a tin hat, his face camouflaged with dark criss-crossed lines.

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