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  • A Parachute Bomb

    A Parachute Bomb

    (art) Made by: Wright, W Matvyn 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1355

    image: a night time view across the Thames, showing the dark silhouettes of shipping and equipment against the glowing red sky opposite. Just above the buildings on the other side of the river there is a parachute bomb descending, about to explode.

  • Chancery Lane Fireplaces

    Chancery Lane Fireplaces

    (art) Made by: Cook, Frederick T W 1944

    Art.IWM ART 16124

    image: The severely bomb damaged remains of buildings in central London. Towards the foreground are two tall chimney breasts, which appear to be the only remains intact of two large buildings. They appear precarious, as if they may collapse at any moment...

  • Gas Mask

    Gas Mask

    (art) Made by: Brealey, William Ramsden 1939

    Art.IWM ART LD 1290

    image: Head and shoulders of an air-raid warden in helmet and gas mask, a gas-attack wooden rattle held in his gloved right hand

  • Gasworkers

    Gasworkers

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2430

    image: seven men in suits, some wearing tin helmets, stand in a semicircle around a gas valve in a gasworks. A man on the right is closing the valve. They stand inside the metal structure of a gasometer, a large pile of debris and plumes of smoke behind...

  • St Paul's by Moonlight, 1941

    St Paul's by Moonlight, 1941

    (art) Made by: Methuen, Lord (RA) 4th Baron 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 5860

    image: Moonlit view of St Paul's Cathedral surrounded by clear spaces and bomb damaged buildings as a result of a German air raid.

  • London 'Carries On'

    London 'Carries On'

    (art) Made by: Howitt-Lodge, B 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 1508

    image: View through a door way to a bomb-damaged room, with a man at a desk and another standing by. The wall behind them has been blown away showing the street beyond and a washing line. There is a temporary fence across the doorway with the words,...

  • Incendiaries in a Suburb, 1941

    Incendiaries in a Suburb, 1941

    (art) Made by: Carr, Henry 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1518

    image: A night scene showing an incendiary air-raid with explosions in the sky and fire raging in the distance. A group of civilians are putting out two incendiaries in their front garden. A team of workers surround a fallen tree, someone leans out from...

  • The Terrible Boredom of Waiting for Action, c. 1940

    The Terrible Boredom of Waiting for Action, c. 1940

    (art) Made by: Oppenheim, Duncan 1940

    Art.IWM ART 16541

    image: Three Air Raid wardens sit slumped in their chairs in a brightly lit office with a map on a wall and a telephone on a desk.

  • Boredom (Air Raid Wardens on Duty) c. 1940

    Boredom (Air Raid Wardens on Duty) c. 1940

    (art) Made by: Oppenheim, Duncan 1940

    Art.IWM ART 16540

    image: Three Air Raid wardens in a brightly lit office. One is on the telephone; another examining a street map; the third leaving the office, holding a paraffin lamp.

  • The Loneliness of an Air Raid Warden on Patrol during the Night Raids, 1940 - 1941

    The Loneliness of an Air Raid Warden on Patrol during the Night Raids, 1940 - 1941

    (art) Made by: Oppenheim, Duncan

    Art.IWM ART 16539

    image: A lone Air Raid warden patrols a long street which ends in a conflagration of bombed buildings. Overhead a seemingly solid block of aircraft fly back from their raid. There is a line of buildings on either side of the street.

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