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  • CEMA Canteen Concert, Isle of Dogs, London, E14, 1941

    CEMA Canteen Concert, Isle of Dogs, London, E14, 1941

    (art) Made by: Rowntree, Kenneth 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1879

    image: The interior of a large room, filled with people seated around tables. In the foreground there is a table stacked with plates, behind which stands a woman wearing an apron.

  • An Emergency Food Office

    An Emergency Food Office

    (art) Made by: Golden, Grace Lydia 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 923

    image: Interior of a large theatre converted into an emergency food office with desks, filing cabinets and waiting areas. The curtained stage can be seen upper right. Officials seated at the desks are dealing with civilians, mostly women and children

  • A Knitting Party

    A Knitting Party

    (art) Made by: Dunbar, Evelyn Mary 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 768

    image: A large room with a party of women sitting in chairs and knitting

  • Sandbag Filling, Islington Borough Council

    Sandbag Filling, Islington Borough Council

    (art) Made by: Gabain, Ethel Leontine 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1443

    image: Two women dressed in Islington Borough Council overalls preparing to fill a sandbag.

  • Building Mosquitoes

    Building Mosquitoes

    (art) Made by: Armstrong, John 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3359

    image: Four munitions workers, three of whom appear to be female, are at work inside the shell of a Mosquito aircraft, which stands in pieces supported by a wooden scaffold. The factory scene is lit from above by suspended lamps and there are other...

  • A Crèche

    A Crèche

    (art) Made by: Gabain, Ethel Leontine

    Art.IWM ART LD 2761

    image: Three uniformed nurses sit on stools amongst five babies. On the right a nurse feeds a child with a bottle. A nurse in the centre of the composition washes a child, who sits in a large bowl of water. The nurse on the left faces towards the bathing...

  • Fire Guard Training School : The Smoke Test

    Fire Guard Training School : The Smoke Test

    (art) Made by: Wright, W Matvyn 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3039

    image: A group of eight men in civilian dress to the left and centre are practising fire-fighting. This practice is being directed towards the opening of a corrugated iron shed marked 'Smoke Test' from which black smoke is emerging. Some of the...

  • Weaving Cloth for Battle-dress

    Weaving Cloth for Battle-dress

    (art) Made by: Thomson, Alfred Reginald 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 403

    image: a woman in a pink dress stands in front of a large loom, her back to the viewer. Lengths of khaki coloured fabric run along the ceiling in the background, and behind the loom there is another woman standing by a wheel operated machine.

  • WVS Clothing Exchange

    WVS Clothing Exchange

    (art) Made by: Gibbs, Evelyn 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3918

    image: A scene inside a clothing exchange with women trying clothes on their children. Two WVS volunteers stand behind the counter.

  • Miss Charity Bick GM, of West Bromwich, the youngest woman Civil Defence worker to be decorated with the George Medal,
1941

    Miss Charity Bick GM, of West Bromwich, the youngest woman Civil Defence worker to be decorated with the George Medal, 1941

    (art) Made by: Thomson, Alfred Reginald 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1207

    image: a three-quarter length portrait of Charity Bick in uniform, wearing a helmet, yellow 'dispatch rider' arm band and her George Medal. She is riding her bicycle past and old door leaning against a wall.

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