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  • Building a Sea Wall : the Egyptian Labour Corps

    Building a Sea Wall : the Egyptian Labour Corps

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-10-11

    Art.IWM ART 1459

    image: a party of men of the Egyptian Labour Corps are busy constructing a sea wall on a beach, supervised by a British officer wearing pith helmet, shorts and white shirt. A ditch has been dug, with a wall made with sandbags on the seaward side.

  • The Battle of Egypt, 1942: Sitting in the Shade of a Hurribomber in the Desert

    The Battle of Egypt, 1942: Sitting in the Shade of a Hurribomber in the Desert

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2729

    image: four RAF personnel sitting in the shade under the wing of a Hurricane fighter-bomber in the desert. Another Hurricane and other crew members are visible in the distance, which is flat and featureless.

  • The Battle of Egypt, 1942: Desert Scene

    The Battle of Egypt, 1942: Desert Scene

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2718

    image: A desolate, desert scene with a scattering of tents, military vehicles and a solitary Hurricane aircraft.

  • Aerial Views of Ismailiya and the Suez Canal, Egypt, 1919

    Aerial Views of Ismailiya and the Suez Canal, Egypt, 1919

    (art) Made by: Carline, Sydney William 1919

    Art.IWM ART 4615

    image: four aerial view sketches; three of the Suez Canal with boats and the other of the canal at Ismailiya.

  • Suez : HM Transports 'Ekma' and 'Elephanta'

    Suez : HM Transports 'Ekma' and 'Elephanta'

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 1844

    image: two British transport ships, Ekma and Elephanta, moored on either side of the Suez Canal. One is moored alongside a warehouse building to the left, with a few smaller vessels moored nearby. The other is visible in the distance to the right, with...

  • ML Quay, Ismailia

    ML Quay, Ismailia

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 1084

    image: a view across a small natural harbour, with a Royal Navy motor launch moored near a series of wooden huts. Other small vessels are also moored along the bank, with a sand bank in the water to the left. Trees and vegetation are just beyond the...

  • Ancient and Modern in the Suez Canal: Motor-launches and Inland Water Transport barges

    Ancient and Modern in the Suez Canal: Motor-launches and Inland Water Transport barges

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 1087

    image: a scene on the Suez canal. A camel stands in the foreground by a group of figures and one small local boat moored up at the side. There are several dhows in the centre of the canal, and two Royal Navy motor-launches sail from left to right, one...

  • Rough Sketch of an Aerial View, Suez, 1919

    Rough Sketch of an Aerial View, Suez, 1919

    (art) Made by: Carline, Sydney William 1919

    Art.IWM ART 4616

    image: a rough sketch of an aerial view over the Suez Canal annotated with colour notes. A stretch of the canal is in the right foreground.

  • Cargo Transport : landing stores direct to a camp on the Suez Canal, March 1916

    Cargo Transport : landing stores direct to a camp on the Suez Canal, March 1916

    (art) Made by: Mason, Frank 1916-03-01

    Art.IWM ART 2839

    image: a bow view of a large steamship docked on the low shoreline of a large waterway. Small local boats are gathered beneath her bows, and many figures are active on the shore between the ship and some buildings and tents to the right.

  • Kantara : troops occupying the eastern bank of the Canal

    Kantara : troops occupying the eastern bank of the Canal

    (art) Made by: Mason, Frank

    Art.IWM ART 2842

    image: a view down the Suez canal. To the left a stern view of a motor launch, to the right a local dhow. On the left bank are structures, tents and indications of figures, while other figures and animals are crossing a bridge over the canal ahead.

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