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  • sketch for 'Making Coloured Parachutes'

    sketch for 'Making Coloured Parachutes'

    (art) Made by: Carr, Thomas

    Art.IWM ART LD 4957

    image: In the foreground a woman sits, facing away from the viewer at a bench with a sewing machine in a factory. She is surrounded by swathes of parachute silk. In the background several other women sit facing her, engaged in the same activity. There is...

  • Limestone Quarry Trucks

    Limestone Quarry Trucks

    (art) Made by: Sutherland, Graham 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 6163

    image: crates of quarried stone sitting in wheeled trucks on rails that end at the quarry face. In the background there is a third crate which is empty, and a figure standing nearby.

  • A Land Girl

    A Land Girl

    (art) Made by: Schwabe, Randolph

    Art.IWM ART 1182

    image: a worker of the Women's Land Army standing and crouching over, engaged in work. She wears typical WLA overalls and hat and reaches down with her right arm to something not depicted in the drawing.

  • The Lime Quarry

    The Lime Quarry

    (art) Made by: Sutherland, Graham 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 6177

    image: a two tiered white rock emerges from a flat landscape with a road winding towards the left under a dark sky.

  • Machinists at Work

    Machinists at Work

    (art) Made by: Keeling, Pegaret 1943

    Art.IWM ART 17421

    image: two rows of women sit facing each other, seated at pedal-powered sewing machines on a long table in a factory setting. The women are working on blue uniforms. There is a second table in the background and some parcels of blue fabric lie on the...

  • Steaming Uniforms

    Steaming Uniforms

    (art) Made by: Keeling, Pegaret 1943

    Art.IWM ART 17420

    image: two women wearing floral aprons stand on either side of a large steaming machine, holding some blue fabric. In the foreground there is a large pile of fabric waiting to be treated.

  • WVS Settlement, Fairford. Mrs Young, a helper

    WVS Settlement, Fairford. Mrs Young, a helper

    (art) Made by: Allan, Rosemary

    Art.IWM ART LD 5168

    image: An oval image of a woman wearing an patterned apron sitting on a bench next to a table. She sits with her arms crossed, staring out of the right of the frame. On the table are two enamel jugs

  • Turning a New Stall in a Coalmine

    Turning a New Stall in a Coalmine

    (art) Made by: Evans, Vincent

    Art.IWM ART LD 2526

    image: A view inside a coal mine at the point at which a tunnel splits into two. In the tunnel on the right a man is crouching next to a large pile of rocks. In the tunnel on the left there is a cart, behind which a man wearing a flat cap is standing....

  • Kensington Palace and Allotments

    Kensington Palace and Allotments

    (art) Made by: Rushbury, Henry

    Art.IWM ART 1127

    image: a view of the red brick Kensington Palace with the surrounding grounds converted for use as allotments in the foreground. A few men and women are at work maintaining the plots, which appear full of vegetables.

  • Finishers Working On Blue Greatcoats

    Finishers Working On Blue Greatcoats

    (art) Made by: Keeling, Pegaret 1943

    Art.IWM ART 17419

    image: a group of women sit along either side of a long wooden table, sideways on to the viewer. They are all concentrating on sewing the blue greatcoats in their laps. The table in front of them is covered in pieces of fabric, sewing scissors and thread.

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