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  • The Thames Embankment

    The Thames Embankment

    (art) Made by: Mozley, Charles 1940

    Art.IWM ART 16235

    image: A view along Embankment and the north bank of the Thames towards the Houses of Parliament in London, from an elevated position. Hungerford Bridge is in the foreground, with Westminster Bridge in the background.

  • THE LONDON UNDERGROUND AS AIR RAID SHELTER, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    THE LONDON UNDERGROUND AS AIR RAID SHELTER, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1677

    One of London's most popular shelters is that which is to be found in a section of the London underground system which has been converted by tearing up the tracks. The advertisements remain pasted on the wall. Hats and coats are hung on nails which...

  • THE WOMEN'S WORK IN TRANSPORT SERVICES, 1914-1918

    THE WOMEN'S WORK IN TRANSPORT SERVICES, 1914-1918

    part of "FIRST WORLD WAR WOMENS WAR WORK COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: British official photographer

    Q 110105

    A female railway porter dealing with young calves on the London South East and Chatham Railway.

  • Hyde Park Corner In War-time

    Hyde Park Corner In War-time

    (art) Made by: Hatherell, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 4462

    image: a busy scene at Hyde Park Corner in London during wartime. In the foreground a British Army officer stands leaning on his cane, two women standing with him. Other women in winter dress also stand in the foreground. Crowds of people mill about...

  • LONDON IN THE SPRING OF 1941: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND

    LONDON IN THE SPRING OF 1941: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND

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

    D 2949

    A hole in the ground and a pile of debris is all that is left of the building that once stood here in New Bridge Street, London, EC4. Across the rubble, life continues as before, with cars and pedestrians hurrying by. A branch of Boots the Chemist can...

  • BLITZ CANTEEN: WOMEN OF THE WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE RUN A MOBILE CANTEEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    BLITZ CANTEEN: WOMEN OF THE WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE RUN A MOBILE CANTEEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2166

    Men of the Pioneer Corps gather around a WVS canteen and relax with tea and buns after a morning of clearing rubble and debris following an air raid in this area of London, 1941.

  • LONDON BUSES IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, 1941

    LONDON BUSES IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 4652

    In a classroom at the London Transport conductors' training centre, the instructor explains something about the ticketing system to Rita Anderson, one of the trainee conductors. This photograph was probably taken in September 1941.

  • ALLIED SOLDIERS LIKE LONDON AND LONDON LIKES THEM: OVERSEAS TROOPS IN ENGLAND, 1940

    ALLIED SOLDIERS LIKE LONDON AND LONDON LIKES THEM: OVERSEAS TROOPS IN ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1717

    Two Dutch sailors and a Dutch soldier descend the steps into a London Underground 'Tube' station on an evening out, somewhere in London.

  • FLYING BOMB: V1 BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    FLYING BOMB: V1 BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21228

    A woman of the American Ambulance Great Britain receives a telephone call requesting their attendance at an incident.

  • THE LONDON SUICIDE BOMBINGS, JULY 2005

    THE LONDON SUICIDE BOMBINGS, JULY 2005

    part of "MINISTRY OF DEFENCE HQ LAND COMMAND" (photographs) Made by: Penfound Giles (WO1)

    HU 94231

    "Karolina and Christian: still missing". Two days after the suicide bombings of the London transport network on 7 July 2005, travellers at Kings Cross station read the poignant appeals for information put up by friends and relatives of...

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