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  • Blitzed City with Self-Portrait

    Blitzed City with Self-Portrait

    (art) Made by: Minton, John 1941

    Art.IWM ART 16739

    image: A slender, dark-haired youth with a melancholic gaze leans against a brick pillar. He wears an open-necked shirt and a short jacket with one button fastened. His trouser belt is shown slightly unfastened. Behind him is a cityscape of bombed...

  • Wapping

    Wapping

    (art) Made by: Minton, John 1941

    Art.IWM ART 17174

    image: A slender, head and shoulder self-portrait of the youthful John Minton. He stands in a bomb damaged slum street in Wapping. In the middleground right a female figure wearing a red dress stands in the road with her back to the viewer.

  • Mildmay Grove looking to the South West

    Mildmay Grove looking to the South West

    (art) Made by: Rimmington, Eric 1985

    Art.IWM ART 16802 7

    image: A view across a tree-lined road to a high wall bordering a railway cutting. The wall has grafitti on it which reads 'Nuclear state = Police state' followed by an anarchy symbol and then 'One World'. Behind the wall to the right...

  • Street, Ruabon

    Street, Ruabon

    (art) Made by: Scott, William 1944

    Art.IWM ART 16836

    image: A village street scene, in the late evening. In the background a group of people stand talking. In the foreground a woman walks along the street towards the viewer.

  • Damaged Steel Girders, Bristol 1941

    Damaged Steel Girders, Bristol 1941

    (art) Made by: Vézelay, Paule 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 7206

    image: An abstract composition of coiled and twisted girders of all sizes.

  • Life Indoors? Target London 9, A Set of Photomontage Posters on Civil Defence in London

    Life Indoors? Target London 9, A Set of Photomontage Posters on Civil Defence in London

    (art) Made by: Kennard, Peter 1985

    Art.IWM ART 16020 9

    Peter Kennard takes a very different approach to Eric Rimmington (displayed alongside), expressing his clear opposition to nuclear warfare. The combination of photomontage and text sends a bold message about the threat and folly of nuclear war in the...

  • Back to Normal! Target London 12, A Set of Photomontage Posters on Civil Defence in London

    Back to Normal! Target London 12, A Set of Photomontage Posters on Civil Defence in London

    (art) Made by: Kennard, Peter 1985

    Art.IWM ART 16020 12

    Peter Kennard takes a very different approach to Eric Rimmington (displayed alongside), expressing his clear opposition to nuclear warfare. The combination of photomontage and text sends a bold message about the threat and folly of nuclear war in the...

  • Runaway Horse in an Air-raid alarm, London, Autumn 1939

    Runaway Horse in an Air-raid alarm, London, Autumn 1939

    (art) Made by: Thornycroft, Priscilla (Artist) 1955

    Art.IWM ART 17474

    image: a black horse falls in the gutter as it impales itself on some twisted railings. The horse bears its teeth as blood pours from its throat. In the background is a view along an empty London street.

  • Echo of the Bombardment

    Echo of the Bombardment

    (art) Made by: Vaughan, John Keith 1942

    Art.IWM ART 17439

    image: a surreal moonlit scene featuring a large primeval coiled form in the foreground right. In the background stand the bombed-out shells of two buildings. From the window cavities of each emerge conical forms also reminiscent of prehistoric...

  • No Surrender 1

    No Surrender 1

    (art) Made by: Davies, Anthony 1986

    Art.IWM ART 16384 1

    image: a view through a window of a desolate urban scene. A long wall divides the view, the wall itself covered with various graffitti, including the marks of the IRA. Buildings within the wall are similarly covered in graffitti, with large metal...

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