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  • Miss Barbara Ward, Assistant Editor of 'The Economist'

    Miss Barbara Ward, Assistant Editor of 'The Economist'

    (art) Made by: Gabain, Ethel Leontine

    Art.IWM ART LD 5777

    image: A half-length portrait of Barbara Ward sitting with her fingers intertwined and looking to the right.

  • A Group of Soldiers

    A Group of Soldiers

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1917

    Art.IWM ART 520

    image: A group of four British soldiers in full kit standing beneath a heavy sky. The two men on the left are locked in discussion, and the third seems to be listening in. The other stands in the front of the composiion, his hand gripping his rifle, his...

  • 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...

  • 'Oh I was Very Lucky', London, 1944

    'Oh I was Very Lucky', London, 1944

    (art) Made by: Thornycroft, Priscilla (Artist) 1979

    Art.IWM ART 17476

    This darkly humorous image provides a startling counterpoint to the official art of the Second World War. Thornycroft did not have a commission or even a permit to draw the scenes she observed around her Camden Town home. This painting was made decades...

  • A Polo Ground in War-time, 1940

    A Polo Ground in War-time, 1940

    (art) Made by: Rowntree, Kenneth 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 637

    image: A man walks through the gates that lead to an open field behind. He carries a spade over his shoulder and a bucket in his hand. There are mounds of earth dotted over the grass in the background, several figures standing or digging, and a red...

  • Christian Vlasto, a Canal-boat Woman

    Christian Vlasto, a Canal-boat Woman

    (art) Made by: Hailstone, Bernard 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4950

    image: Three-quarter portrait of Vlasto, seated with hands on hips, slight sketch of a canal boat in background

  • Testing Jeep-power on Barges

    Testing Jeep-power on Barges

    (art) Made by: Macdonald, Frances 1944-07-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 4411

    War Artists Advisory Committee purchase

  • The Scissors, The Cotton and The Uniform

    The Scissors, The Cotton and The Uniform

    (art) Made by: Panchal, Shanti 1987

    Art.IWM ART 16314

    image: Three Indian tailors are shown working on different stages of army uniform making. Towards the top of the composition one tailor appears to be stiching a garment by hand, a pair of scissors on the table next to him. In the centre, the second...

  • Belgian Steel Factory, Goldhawk Road, W12 - The Luncheon Hour

    Belgian Steel Factory, Goldhawk Road, W12 - The Luncheon Hour

    (art) Made by: Seligman, Edgar 1918

    Art.IWM ART 5039

    image: An interior view of a munitions factory in London that appears deserted as all of the workers have left for their lunch break. There is a long line of machinery on the left and stacks of artillery shells and wooden boxes on the right, with a...

  • Belgian Steel Factory, Goldhawk Road, W12 - Workers

    Belgian Steel Factory, Goldhawk Road, W12 - Workers

    (art) Made by: Seligman, Edgar 1918

    Art.IWM ART 5036

    image: An interior view of a munitions factory in London, with two workers standing at machinery, with a pile of artillery shells in the foreground.

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