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  • Fortified Islands in the Bristol Channel: 2" Naval UP Projector on an earlier fortification

    Fortified Islands in the Bristol Channel: 2" Naval UP Projector on an earlier fortification

    (art) Made by: Howard-Jones, Ray 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3527

    image: A Naval UP Projector standing on top of an old fortification. The gun is manned by two uniformed figures, one on either side. In the foreground there are two sets of steps: one leading up to the soldiers and the second leading down to a doorway in...

  • Fortified Islands in the Bristol Channel: 6" Naval gun emplacement, Gallipoli Gun, Steepholm

    Fortified Islands in the Bristol Channel: 6" Naval gun emplacement, Gallipoli Gun, Steepholm

    (art) Made by: Howard-Jones, Ray 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3525

    image: A covered gun emplacement looking out over water with a figure standing behind.

  • On a Fortified Island in the Firth of Forth : six inch gun emplacement

    On a Fortified Island in the Firth of Forth : six inch gun emplacement

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1267

    image: Two soldiers are seen climbing out of a system of trenches towards a gun which is shown above them, pointing out, over the edge of the island. Down in the trenches two other figures are just visible. In the foreground is a covered machine gun...

  • A Gun At Thélus

    A Gun At Thélus

    (art) Made by: John, Augustus E

    Art.IWM ART 3997

    image: a British artillery position, with one heavy gun and two gunners shrouded by camouflage netting suspended from thin poles. The gun is protected by a wall of sandbags and a large number of shells are lined up in the foreground.

  • Observation Post with Gulls: 'Solomon' and 'Sheba'

    Observation Post with Gulls: 'Solomon' and 'Sheba'

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1218

    image: an observation post on the coast dotted with inquisitive seagulls. A group of men, including NCOs of the Royal Artillery and a Royal Navy officer, man the outpost, leaning on sandbags. On the left, the land descends to reveal Dover promenade in...

  • A Howitzer Gun in Elevation

    A Howitzer Gun in Elevation

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1917

    Art.IWM ART 514

    image: A howitzer gun, with the barrel raised for firing, against a pale sky. The gun is in the lower left corner, and is cropped at the edge of the canvas.

  • The Gun

    The Gun

    (art) Made by: Freedman, Barnett 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 391

    image: An enormous gun emplacement on the coast overlooking the sea. The gun and the large curved turret that it is housed in, are both camouflaged and the gun barrel faces out to sea. Several soldiers man the gun itself. In the lower foreground other...

  • A 7.2 Gun in Action

    A 7.2 Gun in Action

    (art) Made by: Carr, Henry

    Art.IWM ART LD 3900

    image: A view inside a camouflaged atillery emplacement made up of sandbags and netting draped over trees. A 7.2 Howitzer is being held in place by two soldiers on the left. On the right hand side four more crew members prepare ammunition.

  • War Drawings By Muirhead Bone: Men of the R.F.A. Cleaning their Guns

    War Drawings By Muirhead Bone: Men of the R.F.A. Cleaning their Guns

    (art) Made by: Bone, Muirhead (Undefined) 1918

    Art.IWM REPRO 000684 58

    one of a portfolio of 60 prints

  • Gun-Team Firing in the Rain, Normandy : June 1944

    Gun-Team Firing in the Rain, Normandy : June 1944

    (art) Made by: Hennell, Thomas Barclay 1944-06-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 4208

    image: set in a rural landscape, a gun crew fires from an emplacement under cover of camouflaged nets.

  • Join the Modern Army

    Join the Modern Army

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 14597

    whole: the image is positioned in the upper three-quarters. The title is partially integrated and placed in the upper quarter, in red. The text is separate and located in the lower quarter, in black. All set against a white background and held within a...

  • Camouflage Nets Baffle the Hun

    Camouflage Nets Baffle the Hun

    (posters) Made by: Chapman, W R (Undefined) 1941

    Art.IWM PST 8034

    whole: the image covers the upper three-quarters. The title is separate and positioned in the lower quarter, in orange cursive script, and in green. All set against a brown background. image: two British soldiers operate a 25-pounder field gun in the...

  • Study for 'Gun Emplacement'

    Study for 'Gun Emplacement'

    (art) Made by: Nash, John

    Art.IWM ART LD 7249

    image: a view looking down upon a coastal gun emplacement surrounded by sandbags. One soldier attends to the gun while two others sit, bare-chested, on the sandbags. Upper right, the artist has made some small sketch details of the scene.

  • A Gun Park

    A Gun Park

    (art) Made by: Marsden, Charles George 1941-09-07

    Art.IWM ART LD 3092

    image: Two tents pitched beside a row of three field guns, positioned under some trees.

  • Study for 'A Howitzer Firing' (IWM ART 1152)

    Study for 'A Howitzer Firing' (IWM ART 1152)

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 3931

    image: a howitzer sited under a camouflaged awning, manned by four soldiers, fires into the distance. The gun itself is also painted with a camouflage scheme.

  • Money is Still Needed

    Money is Still Needed

    (posters) Made by: Thomas, Bert (Undefined) 1918

    Art.IWM PST 10318

    whole: the image is placed across the top third, with the title across the bottom within a black box. image: two-tone image of three sailors loading a small naval gun. text: [blank] money is still needed so keep on buying WAR BONDS No. 125 THE...

  • A 7.2 Gun Emplacement in the Hills

    A 7.2 Gun Emplacement in the Hills

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5028

    image: In the foreground two British soldiers sit near some ammunition. Behind them a howitzer points away from the viewer towards some yellow mountains in the background. A single soldier leans over some sandbags behind the gun.

  • Study for 'The Gunnery Lesson'

    Study for 'The Gunnery Lesson'

    (art) Made by: Grant, Duncan James Corrows 1940

    Art.IWM ART 15547

    image: An artillery piece set up inside a room for training purposes. The windows are open and a river and bridge are visible below. The barrel of the gun points out through the window facing across to the far side of the river.

  • A Section of 4.5 Medium Guns : near Reigel Ridge, Cyrenaica, May 1942

    A Section of 4.5 Medium Guns : near Reigel Ridge, Cyrenaica, May 1942

    (art) Made by: Gregson, A A

    Art.IWM ART LD 4597

    image: A desert scene showing a group of soldiers preparing to fire an artillery gun with a second gun in the background firing to the left.

  • Cartoon For Heavy Artillery (No 2274)

    Cartoon For Heavy Artillery (No 2274)

    (art) Made by: Gill, Colin U 1919

    Art.IWM ART 4026

    image: a preparatory drawing on canvas for Gill's large painting 'Heavy Artillery', depicting a busy scene of British soldiers in an artillery position. A gun crew move shells to a 9.2 heavy howitzer on the left, another man sitting...

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