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  • Hier ist Fliegerdeckung! [Here is Shelter from Air Raids!]

    Hier ist Fliegerdeckung! [Here is Shelter from Air Raids!]

    (posters) Made by: Dohl

    Art.IWM PST 3220

    whole: the image occupies the lower three-fifths. The title and text are separate and positioned in the upper half, in white. All held within a wavy white border and set against a black blackground. image: a depiction of a small village in which several...

  • Shelter Experiments, near Woburn, Bedfordshire

    Shelter Experiments, near Woburn, Bedfordshire

    (art) Made by: Piper, John

    Art.IWM ART LD 3860

    image: a view across a depopulated rural landscape where bomb shelter experiments have been conducted. Two domed igloo- like concrete structures stand in the foreground, one largely intact, the other largely destroyed. Further back is a shattered brick...

  • St Pauls Cathedral : the night watch in the dome

    St Pauls Cathedral : the night watch in the dome

    (art) Made by: Rushbury, Henry

    Art.IWM ART 1130

    image: a view of part of the internal structure of a domed roof; a heavy wooden framework dominates, with platforms and railed stairways. A figure carrying a lamp stands on a stairway in the left foreground, while another figure emerges from a doorway on...

  • 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.

  • Malta : The dormitory under St Augustine's Valletta. People beginning to gather in the evening

    Malta : The dormitory under St Augustine's Valletta. People beginning to gather in the evening

    (art) Made by: Cole, Leslie 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3235

    image: civilians gather around a row of iron-framed beds arranged in a row in the arched-roofed crypt of a church.

  • A Daylight Raid On London, 7th July 1917: Seen from the roof of the Royal College of Science with the Brompton Oratory in the
foreground

    A Daylight Raid On London, 7th July 1917: Seen from the roof of the Royal College of Science with the Brompton Oratory in the foreground

    (art) Made by: Arnold, Norman G 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1070

    image: A view from West to East across to the centre of London from South Kensington. The the Brompton Oratory is in the right foreground. Anti-aircraft shell-bursts can be seen in the sky.

  • Camouflaged Cooling-towers

    Camouflaged Cooling-towers

    (art) Made by: Moss, Colin William 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3024

    image: a view of a power station with a cooling tower painted in a camouflage pattern.

  • An Air Raid Warden at Kano, Northern Nigeria

    An Air Raid Warden at Kano, Northern Nigeria

    (art) Made by: Trevelyan, Julian 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2178

    image: A night scene of the town of Kano, in Nigeria. In the foreground the air raid warden stands holding what appears to be a long trumpet. He wears a white robe and a tin hat. Behind and around him the townspeople carry out their routine activities of...

  • The British Museum : Removing sandbags in the Assyrian Saloon

    The British Museum : Removing sandbags in the Assyrian Saloon

    (art) Made by: Rushbury, Henry

    Art.IWM ART 1139

    image: view of the interior of a large room; in the centre, the top half of a monumental ancient sculpture is visible above a wall of sandbags and sand. A figure on a ladder and two others atop the sandbags are at work, while others stand at the base of...

  • An October Night Raid on London, 1917: Seen from the Royal College of Science

    An October Night Raid on London, 1917: Seen from the Royal College of Science

    (art) Made by: Arnold, Norman G 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1071

    image: A view of a night-time raid over London showing anti-aircraft search-lights in the sky. The dome of the Brompton Oratory lies to the left of the composition.

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