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  • War Allotments in a London Suburb: In the background is the County Council School at Norbury, used as a Military
Hospital

    War Allotments in a London Suburb: In the background is the County Council School at Norbury, used as a Military Hospital

    (art) Made by: Coke, Dorothy J 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2366

    Image: In the foreground a group of women and war-wounded soldiers tend the vegetables growing in allotments. The school, now a military hospital, sits on a hill in the distance. There are houses to the left and right of the hospital, and figures in the...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Shaikh Muzhir al-Gassid of the Hatcham Tribe

    Shaikh Muzhir al-Gassid of the Hatcham Tribe

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4547

    image: the interior of a Marsh Arab hut made of reeds, with the Shaikh, in traditional robes and headdress, sitting on the left. A duck stands in the right foreground and other men are sitting in the background either side of two coffee tables.

  • Menelik's Palace : The Old Gebbi. On the right is the Emperor Haile Selassie's former study.

    Menelik's Palace : The Old Gebbi. On the right is the Emperor Haile Selassie's former study.

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward

    Art.IWM ART LD 1801

    Image: a view across the rooftops of Menelik's Palace, the Old Gebbi, the one time residence of Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie. The view is seen from a balcony of the building on a rainy day, with Selassie's former study and the balcony...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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