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  • A Town Destroyed, Poplar

    A Town Destroyed, Poplar

    (art) Made by: Minton, John

    Art.IWM ART 15910

    image: A view from an elevated position across the bomb damaged buildings of Poplar in East London. In the foreground is a tall roofless, shattered building that demonstrates the effects of aerial bombing. Further heavily damaged buildings are visible on...

  • Looking Down on a Bombed Building by the Thames, Poplar 1941
verso: A Bombed Street

    Looking Down on a Bombed Building by the Thames, Poplar 1941 verso: A Bombed Street

    (art) Made by: Minton, John 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 7513

    image: A view down into a heavily bomb damaged building in Poplar, East London. The building has been reduced to a shell, with only the external walls remaining. The roof and the floors on the different storeys of the building have been destroyed. The...

  • The Road to Arras: Looking across the Arras Road, Mt St Eloi and the Vimy Ridge

    The Road to Arras: Looking across the Arras Road, Mt St Eloi and the Vimy Ridge

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 3014

    Image: a view of the Arras road with a column of British infantry marching from the left of the composition. The road is bordered by ridges on either side, with the entrances of several dug-outs on the far side. The tower of the old abbey of Mont-Saint-...

  • The Big Tower, Camouflaged

    The Big Tower, Camouflaged

    (art) Made by: Moss, Colin William 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3025

    Image: A water tower camouflaged with a painting of houses and a street and surrounded by barbed wire fencing.

  • "Can Spring Be Far Behind?", 1940

    "Can Spring Be Far Behind?", 1940

    (art) Made by: ARMSTRONG, JOHN 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 6389

    image: a surreal landscape. In the foreground are the ruins of bombed buildings. Behind these, in a complete contrast of scale, a white tulip towers, growing from an arid soil.

  • Coventry Cathedral: November 1940

    Coventry Cathedral: November 1940

    (art) Made by: Schwabe, Randolph 1940-11-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 709

    Image: a view of the heavily bomb damaged Coventry cathedral. The foreground is littered with bricks, metal girders and rubble, the walls and spires largely intact in the background.

  • Sunset: Ruin of the Hospice, Wytschaete

    Sunset: Ruin of the Hospice, Wytschaete

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul

    Art.IWM ART 1147

    Image: the ruins of a building that has been completely destroyed. There are a number of graves in the foreground marked by small wooden crosses in the ground. These reflect the burnt trees standing amongst the ruins, and more trees in the background....

  • A Street in Arras

    A Street in Arras

    (art) Made by: Sargent, John Singer 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1607

    Image: Scottish infantrymen resting against the exterior wall of a shell-damaged building. The composition is divided between the view into the coach house, and the scene in the street. The hole blasted into the wall shows the remains of a carriage lying...

  • Your Britain - Fight for it Now [South Downs]

    Your Britain - Fight for it Now [South Downs]

    (posters) Made by: Army Bureau of Current Affairs (publisher/sponsor) 1942

    Art.IWM PST 14887

    whole: the image occupies the majority. The title is partially integrated and positioned along the bottom edge, in grey and in black. The text is separate and placed at the top edge right, in grey. All set against a white background. image: a view over...

  • Coastal Defences

    Coastal Defences

    (art) Made by: Ravilious, Eric 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 5663

    Image: a view from the quayside with a ship anchored in the harbour to the left, and a large fort rising up on the right.