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  • Sketch of bomb-damaged St Paul's

    Sketch of bomb-damaged St Paul's

    (art) Made by: Ginger, Phyllis

    Art.IWM ART 17299

    image: St Paul's Cathedral behind the rubble of several badly bombed streets in the foreground.

  • War-time traffic on the river Thames: War-supplies at Paul's Wharf

    War-time traffic on the river Thames: War-supplies at Paul's Wharf

    (art) Made by: Platt, John Edgar 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2640

    image: a view across the Thames. Several barges, tugs and gunboats sail up and down the river. The dome of St Paul's is visible between the two warehouses on the far bank.

  • War-time traffic on the River Thames: RAF Sea-rescue Launch, London Bridge

    War-time traffic on the River Thames: RAF Sea-rescue Launch, London Bridge

    (art) Made by: Platt, John Edgar 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2643

    image: looking down on a rescue boat sailing out from under a stone bridge, scattering swans and seagulls in its path.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1956

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1956

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Works official photographer

    (MOW) T 65361

    Sir William Holford's model for the proposed redevelopment of the area around St Paul's Cathedral in London. This area sustained heavy bomb damage during the Second World War.

  • Worth Fighting for ... Worth Saving for

    Worth Fighting for ... Worth Saving for

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined) 1944

    Art.IWM PST 8588

    whole: the nine images occupy the majority, each held within a brown and white border. The title is separate and positioned in the upper centre and lower centre, in red cursive script. The main text is separate and placed across the bottom edge, in black...

  • ANSWERING YOU: THE PRODUCTION OF A BBC RADIO PROGRAMME FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 1941

    ANSWERING YOU: THE PRODUCTION OF A BBC RADIO PROGRAMME FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 4567

    One of the panelists on 'Answering You' was Edward Hulton, proprietor of a publishing house. Here we see Hulton (left) and a colleague on fire watching duty on the roof of his company Hulton Press. Behind them can be seen the City of London,...

  • The Haberdashers' Hall, 8th May 1945

    The Haberdashers' Hall, 8th May 1945

    (art) Made by: Hodgkin, C Eliot 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5311

    image: The bomb-damaged remains of the Haberdashers' Hall in the City of London. In the foreground are pieces of rubble but also flowers and plants growing through the debris, showing that the damage has not been caused recently. The spire of a...

  • St Stephens, Walbrook, 1941

    St Stephens, Walbrook, 1941

    (art) Made by: Flanders, Dennis 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1381

    image: A view inside the church, looking up at the damaged dome. A large section is missing, through which the sky is visible. The church floor is covered in neat piles of rubble, scaffolding poles and planks. There are also some men in the church...

  • Post Office Buildings

    Post Office Buildings

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 939

    image: a bomb site in the foreground with steel girders sticking up out of the rubble. In the background buildings remain standing, however men can be seen at work securing the building on the right.

  • Air Raid on the City of London, 1940

    Air Raid on the City of London, 1940

    (art) Made by: Golding, William A 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 6062

    image: fire crews and Air Raid Wardens work within a series of bomb damaged buildings in the City of London, with various fire engines, vehicles and hoses scattering the scene. The huge intact dome of St Paul's Cathedral looms up in the background,...

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