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  • War Transport : a dockside unloading shed - tobacco, ammunition, machinery

    War Transport : a dockside unloading shed - tobacco, ammunition, machinery

    (art) Made by: Platt, John Edgar 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3777

    image: The interior of a busy dockside unloading shed. Inside are two lorries with large wooden barrels on the back, a horse drawn cart in the left foreground and a number of dock workers. Two ships are visible to the right.

  • Divisional HQ in Convoy at First Light

    Divisional HQ in Convoy at First Light

    (art) Made by: Freeth, Thomas 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4358

    image: a scene at dawn. Army trucks, accompanied by motorbikes, drive in convoy through the countryside, along a straight road over a hill, away from the artist.

  • Ocean Transport : The Gateway to Battle

    Ocean Transport : The Gateway to Battle

    (art) Made by: Platt, John Edgar 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 4190

    image: A merchant convoy, made up of a number of ships of varying sizes, is leaving a harbour. The outer quayside is visible to the right with a white lighthouse in the background.

  • PRODUCING YOUR SUGAR: THE GROWING AND PROCESSING OF SUGAR BEET, BRITAIN, 1942

    PRODUCING YOUR SUGAR: THE GROWING AND PROCESSING OF SUGAR BEET, BRITAIN, 1942

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

    D 10908

    A busy scene showing the huge scale of sugar beet operations. Lorries bring large loads of beets into the unloading area of this factory throughout the day, adding to the massive piles of sugar beet already awaiting processing.

  • BRITISH EVACUEES RETURN HOME

    BRITISH EVACUEES RETURN HOME

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR MISCELLANEOUS COLLECTION" (photographs)

    ZZZ 4400G

    A group of tired young children with their mother in a train carriage during their journey home after being evacuated.

  • The Battle of the Atlantic : a cargo ship completes another crossing

    The Battle of the Atlantic : a cargo ship completes another crossing

    (art) Made by: Platt, John Edgar 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 4191

    image: A dockside scene with a merchant ship having just arrived at the dock. The ship is being tied to the dock by a group of dock workers on the left. There are two tugs in front of the ship's bow with one to the stern and a small boat in the...

  • Blackout - Look Out!

    Blackout - Look Out!

    (posters) Made by: British Railways (publisher/sponsor)

    Art.IWM PST 15282

    whole: the main image is positioned centrally, held within a narrow black border, with a smaller image located in the lower centre. The title is separate and placed across the top edge, in black. The text is separate and located in the lower quarter,...

  • The Despatch Rider

    The Despatch Rider

    (art) Made by: GAMES, ABRAM

    Art.IWM ART LD 1960

    image: A British despatch rider on a motorbike pulled up beside a canvas topped army truck. The driver leans out of his cab window, listening to the despatch rider who is pointing ahead.

  • Keep Death off the Road

    Keep Death off the Road

    (posters) Made by: Her Majesty's Stationery Office (publisher/sponsor)

    Art.IWM PST 4662

    whole: the image occupies the whole. The title is integrated and positioned in the lower third, in pink. The text is integrated and placed in the lower quarter, in white. The title and text are held within a pink border. image: a half-length depiction of...

  • Road Transport in the Blitz

    Road Transport in the Blitz

    (art) Made by: Shephard, Rupert 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5449

    image: A night scene during an air raid. A loaded lorry drives along a road towards the viewer. Two other loaded lorries have pulled off the main road near some buildings. The sky above is illuminated by the beams of searchlights.

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