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  • 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.

  • A Corner of a Dockyard

    A Corner of a Dockyard

    (art) Made by: Allfree, Geoffrey Stephen 1918

    Art.IWM ART 561

    image: A view across a dockyard, with a stone tower in the centre of the composition and a large redbrick building to the right, which has a series of arches in front of it. In the left foreground is a large mound of earth or sand and there are also...

  • The British Museum : removing sandbags in the Northern Egyptian Gallery

    The British Museum : removing sandbags in the Northern Egyptian Gallery

    (art) Made by: Rushbury, Henry 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1137

    image: an interior view of the Northern Egyptian gallery in the British Museum, with several workmen in the process of removing sandbags, which are arranged in large piles against the tall walls. The formost workman has a wheelbarrow at the ready, with a...

  • The British Museum: Sketches of Sandbagged Sculptures in the Northern Egyptian and Assyrian Galleries

    The British Museum: Sketches of Sandbagged Sculptures in the Northern Egyptian and Assyrian Galleries

    (art) Made by: Rushbury, Henry 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1138 b

    image: in the left half is a sketch of an interior view of part of the Northern Egyptian gallery in the British Museum, with an ancient pillar standing in the centre of the room and the sculpted head of Rameses II visible in the background. In the right...

  • The British Museum: Sketches of Sandbagged Sculptures in the Egyptian Gallery

    The British Museum: Sketches of Sandbagged Sculptures in the Egyptian Gallery

    (art) Made by: Rushbury, Henry 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1138 a

    image: in the left half is a sketch of three sculptures standing alongside one another in the Egyptian gallery of the British Museum. In the right half is a sketch of a sculpture and two piles of sandbags protecting further sculptures, also in the...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The War Refugees' Camp, Earl's Court 1918

    The War Refugees' Camp, Earl's Court 1918

    (art) Made by: Rushbury, Henry 1918

    Art.IWM ART 2449

    image: In the foreground a group of refugees stand and sit underneath an archway. The group is predominantly made up of women, as well as four young children and two men, one of whom has a white beard and is lighting a pipe. In the background through the...

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