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  • Night Flight

    Night Flight

    (art) Made by: Hellawell, Harry

    Art.IWM ART 17165

    image: an abstract black and grey image with white shapes suggestive of the outlines of planes and the aerial view from an aircraft during night operations. The composition is covered with scratch marks in the surface of the paint and white chalk marks...

  • Into the Carapace

    Into the Carapace

    (art) Made by: Stevenson, Paul 1982

    Art.IWM ART 16197

    image: an RAF airman with false legs, a loose representation of Douglas Bader, stands before the rear of an RAF aircraft. The airman holds his left false leg up to the side above his waist, with his left arm out in similar fashion. The two wheels of the...

  • Learning to Fly

    Learning to Fly

    (art) Made by: Keane, John 1983

    Art.IWM ART 15598

    image: a depiction of a bomber jet aircraft and helicopter in flight, with two flighless penguins in the lower part of the composition.

  • War


    (art) Made by: Collins, Cecil 1946

    Art.IWM ART 16407

    image: in the foreground is a weeping face with a shell-like body, beside a flag pole shrouded in a cloud of smoke. On the horizon appear to be hills or mountains, with clouds immediately above and rays of light emanating out from the sun as it meets the...

  • Battlefield Signals X Factor

    Battlefield Signals X Factor

    (art) Made by: Dubsky, Mario

    Art.IWM ART 17103

    image: An abstracted image consisting of dark red, green, orange and black angled horizontal forms based on shapes derived from stealth technology.

  • Defence of Albion

    Defence of Albion

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 1933

    image: A Sunderland flying boat on a stormy sea off the coast of Portland. Part of the U Boat is visible in front of the plane. Large quarried stones are stacked on the shore.

  • Stealth


    (art) Made by: Kalkhof, Peter 1995

    Art.IWM ART 16824

    image: a stealth bomber flies over a desert landscape. Behind the bomber the landscape is covered by a grid, ahead of the bomber the space is full of small shining particles. The body of the bomber is semi-transparent; small broken up black and grey...

  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1550

    image: An abstracted aerial view of a wide flat landscape including the mouth of a river. Above the sky is full of contrails, and to the upper right aircraft can be seen flying in formation.

  • The Unending Cult of Human Sacrifice

    The Unending Cult of Human Sacrifice

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1934

    Art.IWM ART 16717

    image: A combination of a variety of images including Christ's crucifixion, robed priests, the Virgin Mary, St George leading troops into battle, heavy artillery and aircraft. Amongst the masses of troops and weaponry are bayonets pointing skywards...

  • The Great Convoy to North Africa, 1942

    The Great Convoy to North Africa, 1942

    (art) Made by: Eurich, Richard Ernst 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3477

    image: Panoramic view of a convoy heading for the Atlantic seen from the shore and through a pair of binoculars held by a pair of disembodied hands in centre of composition, highlighting two Naval destroyers accompanying the convoy