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  • AIR RAID DAMAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

    AIR RAID DAMAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

    part of "HOME OFFICE FIRST WORLD WAR AIR RAID DAMAGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Home Office photographer 1917-07

    HO 81

    A view of the roof of the General Post Office, looking across to St Paul's Cathedral in the background, showing piles of salvaged materials and debris piled on the roof following a raid which occurred on 7 July 1917. This was the second daylight...

  • THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    part of "HONE E J (CAPT) & HOTCHEN (NEE GRIGG) D K (MRS)" (photographs) 1917

    HU 62711

    Chequers Court, Ellesborough, Buckinghamshire, c 1917.

  • AIR RAID DAMAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

    AIR RAID DAMAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

    part of "HOME OFFICE FIRST WORLD WAR AIR RAID DAMAGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Home Office photographer 1917-09

    HO 102

    A group of people stand outside the Bedford Hotel on Southampton Row to watch at men at work beside a large crater. The damage was caused by a 50 kilogram bomb during a Gotha raid on the night of 24 - 25 September 1917.

  • Westminster Abbey : the tomb of Edward the Confessor sandbagged

    Westminster Abbey : the tomb of Edward the Confessor sandbagged

    (art) Made by: Rushbury, Henry 1919

    Art.IWM ART 1129

    image: an interior view in Westminster Abbey, with a British soldier and a convalescent soldier standing before the tomb of King Edward the Confessor, which is completely surrounded and covered with sandbags. The injured soldier wears blue convalescent...

  • Kensington Palace and Allotments

    Kensington Palace and Allotments

    (art) Made by: Rushbury, Henry

    Art.IWM ART 1127

    image: a view of the red brick Kensington Palace with the surrounding grounds converted for use as allotments in the foreground. A few men and women are at work maintaining the plots, which appear full of vegetables.

  • Westminster Abbey : the tombs of Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary sandbagged

    Westminster Abbey : the tombs of Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary sandbagged

    (art) Made by: Rushbury, Henry 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1128

    image: an interior view of the grand tombs of Queens Elizabeth and Mary covered with piles of sandbags, within Westminster Abbey.

  • The British Museum : Sandbagged sculpture in the Egyptian Gallery

    The British Museum : Sandbagged sculpture in the Egyptian Gallery

    (art) Made by: Rushbury, Henry 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1138

    image: an interior view of the Egyptian gallery in the British Museum, with a few workers standing amongst large piles of sandbags used to protect sculptures in the event of an air raid. One stone pharoah head is visible to the left.

  • Captured German Guns in the Mall, 1918

    Captured German Guns in the Mall, 1918

    (art) Made by: Rushbury, Henry 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1134

    image: a crowd walk around amongst an array of captured German artillery guns, placed on display along the Mall, with Buckingham Palace in the background.

  • St James' Park : Temporary Government buildings. From the Foreign Office.

    St James' Park : Temporary Government buildings. From the Foreign Office.

    (art) Made by: Rushbury, Henry 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1133

    image: a view from a high position in the Foreign Office building across St James' Park in London, with temporary government buildings in the middle distance and Buckingham Palace in the background. The park's small lake is in the foreground...

  • Evening Quarters : The look-out at Cannon Street Anti-Aircraft Station

    Evening Quarters : The look-out at Cannon Street Anti-Aircraft Station

    (art) Made by: Gray, Ronald 1917

    Art.IWM ART 321

    image: An anti-aircraft post overlooking the City of London, with Monument visible to the left. In the foreground, three naval personnel in white caps stand around a gun that is aimed skywards. Several searchlight beams illuminate the sky above them.

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