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  • An Evening in the City : April 1941

    An Evening in the City : April 1941

    (art) Made by: Hailstone, Bernard 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1354

    image: firemen hose down a smoking fire in pile of rubble, surrounded by the remains of bombed buildings in a London street. Through the damaged facades the unharmed spire of St James Garlickhythe is visible in the background.

  • Air Raid on the City of London, 1940

    Air Raid on the City of London, 1940

    (art) Made by: Golding, William A 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 6062

    image: fire crews and Air Raid Wardens work within a series of bomb damaged buildings in the City of London, with various fire engines, vehicles and hoses scattering the scene. The huge intact dome of St Paul's Cathedral looms up in the background,...

  • Study for The Cenotaph

    Study for The Cenotaph

    (art) Made by: Lutyens, Edwin 1919-07-01

    Art.IWM ART 16377 3

    image: A sketch of the proposed design for the cenotaph with explanatory notes. text: The catafalky (sic) as it will appear in Whitehall if Lord Curzon finally agrees to it. Sir T Baines of the office of works asked McNed to design it for them, as they...

  • The Black-out

    The Black-out

    (art) Made by: Spear, Ruskin 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2581

    image: A London street at night. The road is lined with buildings and shops, and figures walking along the pavement on either side. In the foreground there is a woman in a red coat on the left; two figures dressed in dark clothes crossing the road in...

  • St Paul's 1941

    St Paul's 1941

    (art) Made by: Grant, Duncan James Corrows 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1844

    image: View of St Paul's Cathedral from the basement of a bombed building, with another bombed church to the right of the composition

  • Study for The Cenotaph

    Study for The Cenotaph

    (art) Made by: Lutyens, Edwin 1919-07-01

    Art.IWM ART 16377 1

    image: a sketch of the proposed cenotaph 'in situ' with coloured flags, imagined as it would be during a remembrance ceremony with a crowd gathered before it.

  • Fire Guard Training School : The Smoke Test

    Fire Guard Training School : The Smoke Test

    (art) Made by: Wright, W Matvyn 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3039

    image: A group of eight men in civilian dress to the left and centre are practising fire-fighting. This practice is being directed towards the opening of a corrugated iron shed marked 'Smoke Test' from which black smoke is emerging. Some of the...

  • A Corner of Merton, August 16th 1940

    A Corner of Merton, August 16th 1940

    (art) Made by: Bush, Harry 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 6517

    image: A view of a bomb damaged corner of suburban outer London. Damaged two-storey houses with broken roof tiles and windows surround a back garden covered in debris, with a bomb crater in the centre of the garden.

  • The Signing of Peace in the Hall of Mirrors, Versailles, 28th June 1919

    The Signing of Peace in the Hall of Mirrors, Versailles, 28th June 1919

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2856

    image: A view of the interior of the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles, with the heads of state sitting and standing before a long table. Front Row: Dr Johannes Bell (Germany) signing with Herr Hermann Muller leaning over him Middle row (seated, left to...

  • An Interior - Canning Town

    An Interior - Canning Town

    (art) Made by: Bathurst, Charles J

    Art.IWM ART LD 5878

    image: A view of the remains of a bombed terrace house. Nothing remains of the house itself except for the side wall which is still covered in wall paper and in which the fireplaces are visible. The ground is covered in rubble: an Anderson shelter is...

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