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  • Motor Gun-boats in a Night Action

    Motor Gun-boats in a Night Action

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 3831

    image: a night scene at sea: two motor gun boats fire towards a third boat in the distance. The swell from the MGBs fills the foreground while the shots create an arch of light in the darkness.

  • A Monitor's Turret

    A Monitor's Turret

    (art) Made by: Allfree, Geoffrey Stephen 1918

    Art.IWM ART 564

    image: A detailed side-on view of the two-gun turret of a Monitor, with part of the ship's superstructure visible behind the turrent to the left. A portion of the deck is visible, with a sailor standing on it in the right foreground. The silhouettes...

  • Oerlikon Anti-aircraft Gun-nests

    Oerlikon Anti-aircraft Gun-nests

    (art) Made by: Austin, Robert Sargent 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3038

    image: view a ship overlooking two Oerlikon anti-aircraft gun nests. Two sailors are stationed at each emplacement and appear to be inspecting and cleaning the guns. The deck of the ship is visible below, with a lifeboat to the right.

  • Ships at Anchorage

    Ships at Anchorage

    (art) Made by: Nash, John

    Art.IWM ART LD 7255

    image: a view of the bow of a ship anchored next to a quayside covered in wire and large buoys. There are four sailors at work on the ship, one is adjusting the tarpaulin which is covering the gun on the deck of the ship.

  • Lowering a Mine into the Mining Deck: December 1940

    Lowering a Mine into the Mining Deck: December 1940

    (art) Made by: Bone, Muirhead 1940-12-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 1372

    view: a group of sailors lower a large mine down through a hole in the surface of the ship's deck.

  • Arm Him

    Arm Him

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

    Art.IWM PST 3378

    whole: the image is positioned lower right, with text, in black, placed in the top left. A large black arrow below the text and to the left points down towards the image. All is set against a plain white background. image: a British soldier, standing...

  • The Ward Room : "HMS Southern Star"

    The Ward Room : "HMS Southern Star"

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen

    Art.IWM ART LD 3130

    image: a view through a doorway, looking out on to the deck of a trawler with a ship on the horizon. In the foreground a row of rifles are mounted on the wall next to a coat on a coat hook.

  • Royal Navy WW2: Leading Wire Man, Landing Party, Home Waters 1940; Lieutenant  Colonel, RNVR, 30 Assault Unit, Germany 1945;
Leading Seaman, Beach Party, RNR Naval Commando, NW Europe 1944

    Royal Navy WW2: Leading Wire Man, Landing Party, Home Waters 1940; Lieutenant Colonel, RNVR, 30 Assault Unit, Germany 1945; Leading Seaman, Beach Party, RNR Naval Commando, NW Europe 1944

    (art) Made by: Baker, Alix 2000

    Art.IWM ART 17108 2

    image: Three full length depictions of naval personnel. On the left is a Leading Wire Man, marching with a rifle on his shoulder and wearing a naval uniform with a khaki ammunition belt. In the centre is a RNVR Lieutenant Colonel of 30 Assault Unit...

  • Make Tea Not War

    Make Tea Not War

    (posters) Made by: Karmarama (Leonard, Scott & Buonaguidi, David) (Undefined) 2004

    Art.IWM PST 8815

    whole: The sheet has a dark yellow background. The top half is occupied by two lines of black capitalised type. The majority of the lower half of the sheet is filled by a collaged image. In the lower right of the sheet is a circular logo and four lines...

  • War

    War

    (art) Made by: Yale, Brian 1967

    Art.IWM ART 15049

    image: A conceptual piece incorporating war imagery and geometric shapes. Towards the top is a large warhead style bomb, with stick-like men arranged horizontally underneath it. Geometric shapes are placed on the left, one of which is a square that...

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