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  • Demolition : Sorting and chipping bricks

    Demolition : Sorting and chipping bricks

    (art) Made by: Gabain, Ethel Leontine 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1530

    image: A group of women wearing overalls and head scarves clear and clean bricks from a bomb damaged building.

  • Flash-back; A Recollection of an Air Raid on an Ammunition Dump, 1944

    Flash-back; A Recollection of an Air Raid on an Ammunition Dump, 1944

    (art) Made by: Mills, Reginald 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4678

    image: A view from an elevated position of firemen fighting a large fire in an ammunition dump caused by a German air raid. Most of the firemen are fighting a large fire towards the centre of the composition, which bellows thick clouds of black smoke...

  • Harvest, 1918

    Harvest, 1918

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1918

    Art.IWM ART 4663

    image: A scene with three French peasant women. Two of the women lean towards the ground as if harvesting, though they are actually tending a grave that is covered in stakes with barbed-wire. To the right another woman stands holding a baby. She has...

  • Liberation


    (art) Made by: Carr, Henry 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4515

    image: A view of the remains of an Italian village with soldiers and civilians moving around the ruins of the bombed houses and church.

  • Rehabilitation - It Takes Time

    Rehabilitation - It Takes Time

    (posters) Made by: Taylor, Fred (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 15255

    whole: the image occupies the majority, held within a black border. The title is separate and positioned across the top edge, in dark grey, with the subtitle separate and placed across the bottom edge, also in dark grey. The text is separate and located...

  • Hit Back by Doing War Work

    Hit Back by Doing War Work

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 14422

    whole: the image occupies the majority. The title is integrated and placed in the upper half, in black with blue shadowing, and in the lower half, in white and in white held within a blue flag design. All set against a white background. image: a...

  • Mères Françaises [Mothers of France]

    Mères Françaises [Mothers of France]

    (posters) Made by: Lesbounit (Undefined) 1917-06

    Art.IWM PST 2775

    whole: the background image occupies the whole and is overlaid with two separate images: one is positioned centre right and held within an oval border of laurel leaves bound with red, white and blue ribbons, the other is positioned upper left and...

  • Mrs Marion Patterson, G M

    Mrs Marion Patterson, G M

    (art) Made by: Sivell, Robert 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 3030

    image: Three quarter length portrait of Patterson, wearing a blouse and skirt and standing in a bomb-damaged building.

  • Bristol Beaufighter

    Bristol Beaufighter

    (art) Made by: Cook, Frederick T W 1944

    Art.IWM ART 16125

    image: Two firemen spray water from a hose onto a Bristol Beaufighter aircraft that has crashed. The rear section of the fuselage and the tail of the plane fill most of the composition.

  • Lunch by the Ruined Tower near Cesenatico

    Lunch by the Ruined Tower near Cesenatico

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4795

    image: two officers eat and drink from a lunch spread over the bonnet of their jeep, which is parked under a tree. A soldier sleeps in the passenger seat. They are watched by a nun and a small child. In the background are the ruins of the tower and a...