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  • Tapping

    Tapping

    (art) Made by: Gabain, Ethel Leontine (Undefined)

    Art.IWM ART LD 5569

    image: A side-on view of a female munitions worker sitting at a machine making 2-pounder pom-pom gun shell cases. In the bottom right is a depiction of a pom-pom gun mounted onboard a ship manned by three sailors, who are looking skywards.

  • Wings for Victory Week: Trafalgar Square, London WC2

    Wings for Victory Week: Trafalgar Square, London WC2

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2845

    image: a view of a busy Trafalgar Square in London with a Lancaster bomber on display as a huge crowd gathers to mark 'Wings for Victory Week'. The view faces the front of the National Gallery in the background, which has numerous flags of...

  • 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.

  • A Lovell : At the Royal Gunpowder Factory, Waltham Abbey

    A Lovell : At the Royal Gunpowder Factory, Waltham Abbey

    (art) Made by: Green, Kenneth 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2880

    image: A portrait of a male factory worker wearing overalls and a cap, seated with his left hand out of view as he reaches for a lever on an operating panel to the right of the frame.

  • Mrs EM G Brigstock : At the Royal Gunpowder Factory, Waltham Abbey

    Mrs EM G Brigstock : At the Royal Gunpowder Factory, Waltham Abbey

    (art) Made by: Green, Kenneth 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2879

    image: A portrait of a female factory worker sitting on a stool with her hands clasped. She is wearing overalls and a head scarf and looks apprehensively to the left. Behind her a long room stretches back with other workers in the background. The room is...

  • An Underground Bomb Store

    An Underground Bomb Store

    (art) Made by: Bomberg, David 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2119

    image: View across an underground bomb-store showing the bomb-racks and the cave-like interior.

  • Women's Home Defence - Join Now!

    Women's Home Defence - Join Now!

    (posters)

    Art.IWM PST 8956

    whole: the Women's Home Defence badge is positioned centrally with black text above and below. All is set against a plain white background. image: a shield shaped badge with a yellow border and crimson centre. Within the centre are crossed rifles...

  • ATS at Work

    ATS at Work

    (art) Made by: Moynihan, Rodrigo 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3630

    image: An ATS girl in dungarees and headscarf painting a wheel. Another attends an artillery piece in the right background

  • The Gun Belt : Anti-robot defences

    The Gun Belt : Anti-robot defences

    (art) Made by: Ensor, Arthur John 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4406

    image: Several anti-aircraft guns in a field on the coast, aimed out to sea.

  • A Sunday Morning with the Home Guard: The Commandant Lets Off One Of His Crackers

    A Sunday Morning with the Home Guard: The Commandant Lets Off One Of His Crackers

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

    Art.IWM ART LD 1886

    image: In the foreground we see the side of a shed and four uniformed men hiding behind it. To the left of this is an open area in the centre of which is a smoking cracker on the floor. Men run away from it in all directions.

  • A Sunday Morning with the Home Guard: Advance on the First Objective

    A Sunday Morning with the Home Guard: Advance on the First Objective

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

    Art.IWM ART LD 1887

    image: A group of Home Guards moving through parkland towards a large house. The men at the front, near the house, are lying on the ground while the others appear to be running.

  • Light Anti-aircraft Defences : a quadruple Lewis Gun

    Light Anti-aircraft Defences : a quadruple Lewis Gun

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1110

    image: A quadruple Lewis gun on an anti-aircraft outpost on a clifftop. Six men are stationed at the outpost and are observing the sky using binoculars. On the right, the land cuts away down to the sea and harbour.

  • Patrol-Training in a Peaceful Village, 1941

    Patrol-Training in a Peaceful Village, 1941

    (art) Made by: Paterson, G W Lennox 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 5757

    image: A group of British soldiers, wearing uniform and carrying rifles, on patrol in a village. A house with a vine growing on the wall is visible on the left and there are trees in the background.

  • Machine-Milling Gun Parts, 1943

    Machine-Milling Gun Parts, 1943

    (art) Made by: Keeling, Pegaret 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3034

    image: a worker wearing overalls and spectacles leans forward as he operates a milling machine.

  • Women at Work on a Tank

    Women at Work on a Tank

    (art) Made by: Gabain, Ethel Leontine 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1532

    image: Five women work on a Churchill tank in a workshop. A beam of light shinning from the upper left illuminates the scene.

  • A Sunday Morning with the Home Guard: Storming an Enemy Post

    A Sunday Morning with the Home Guard: Storming an Enemy Post

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

    Art.IWM ART LD 1891

    image: A country lane with a group of home guards rushing along. They are turning a corner, through a gate next to a small low building. There is one man, further down the lane, lagging behind.

  • AA Guns as Coastal Defence

    AA Guns as Coastal Defence

    (art) Made by: Ensor, Arthur John 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 3931

    image: This appears to be two drawings, one above the other, showing lines of soldiers manning field guns on the edge of costal cliffs.

  • Forging a Big Gun, Sheffield, 1941

    Forging a Big Gun, Sheffield, 1941

    (art) Made by: Rushbury, Henry 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 961

    image: a view inside the forge, showing groups of workers watching a large red-hot mould for the barrel of a big gun, suspended with ropes and pulleys from the forge ceiling. Similar activity is going on in the background. The room is filled with clouds...

  • Bomb Store

    Bomb Store

    (art) Made by: Bomberg, David 1942

    Art.IWM ART 16293

    image: An underground bomb store showing bomb-racks and a cave-like interior. The scene is painted using bold, abstract brushstrokes, in earthy tones of brown, yellow, green and grey.

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