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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...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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-...

  • 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...

  • "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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • A Drunken Dutchman in a Street in Bremen

    A Drunken Dutchman in a Street in Bremen

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5266

    Image: A street lined with bombed buildings. A lone figure wanders along the centre of the street amidst trailing telegraph wires and piles of rubble.

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