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  • The Passage to the Control-room at South West Regional Headquarters, Bristol

    The Passage to the Control-room at South West Regional Headquarters, Bristol

    (art) Made by: Piper, John 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 170

    image: A corridor lit by electric light, with numbers and symbols marking the walls and floor.

  • WHY NOT WEAR SOMETHING WHITE INSTEAD?

    WHY NOT WEAR SOMETHING WHITE INSTEAD?

    (posters) Made by: Ministry of War Transport (publisher/sponsor)

    Art.IWM PST 3751

    whole: a black square filled with coloured text is positioned in the upper half, with black text above and below. There is further black text towards the bottom edge. All is set against a white background and surrounded by a red border. image: a black...

  • A Balloon Site, Coventry

    A Balloon Site, Coventry

    (art) Made by: Knight, Laura 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2750

    Image: a barrage balloon being hoisted into position by WAAF women in blue overalls. Coventry is visible in the background.

  • The Entrance to a Factory

    The Entrance to a Factory

    (art) Made by: Duffy, Louis 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2783

    image: Looking down on brick factory buildings; their roofs and walls have painted camouflage. One man is painting the camouflage from a platform supported by ladders.

  • In the Millbank Hospital during an Air Raid : patients being taken to the shelter

    In the Millbank Hospital during an Air Raid : patients being taken to the shelter

    (art) Made by: Macdonald, Frances 1940-09-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 1598

    image: a view in a corridor: patients lying on trollies and sitting in wheel chairs being taken to a shelter by nurses and hospital orderlies.

  • A Barrage Balloon over a Dock at Hull

    A Barrage Balloon over a Dock at Hull

    (art) Made by: Goodin, Walter 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 3008

    image: several dock workers struggle to secure a barrage balloon floating above a quay side in the docks at which several barges are moored.

  • A 3.7 Anti-aircraft Gun of 393/72 HAA REGT, RA, CMF

    A 3.7 Anti-aircraft Gun of 393/72 HAA REGT, RA, CMF

    (art) Made by: Carr, Henry 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4064

    image: Four British soldiers man an anti-aircraft gun in almost full elevation, which is housed within a gun emplacement. Another British soldier looks on to the right, with a few empty shell cases strewn on the ground in the right foreground. Mountains...

  • Hier ist Fliegerdeckung! [Here is Shelter from Air Raids!]

    Hier ist Fliegerdeckung! [Here is Shelter from Air Raids!]

    (posters) Made by: Dohl

    Art.IWM PST 3220

    whole: the image occupies the lower three-fifths. The title and text are separate and positioned in the upper half, in white. All held within a wavy white border and set against a black blackground. image: a depiction of a small village in which several...

  • The Balloon Apron

    The Balloon Apron

    (art) Made by: Dobson, Frank 1918

    Art.IWM ART 2001

    image: A view across a flat agricultural landscape. Barrage balloons are lit by a dramatic evening sunset. On the horizon factory chimneys send up thick vertical streams of smoke into the sky. In the foreground lies a narrow country road that curves...

  • Leading Observer J O Isaacs and Chief Observer Major D H B Harfield : Royal Observer Corps

    Leading Observer J O Isaacs and Chief Observer Major D H B Harfield : Royal Observer Corps

    (art) Made by: Dring, William 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5435

    image: a view looking up towards Leading Observer John O Isaacs and Chief Observer Major Douglas Harry Bernard Harfield while they stand at work with binoculars and measuring equipment at Copythorne Post, No. 3 Group, Winchester.

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