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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...

  • Sketch of Land Girls

    Sketch of Land Girls

    (art) Made by: Schwabe, Randolph

    Art.IWM ART 3924

    image: full length depictions of two women of the Women's Land Army at work on the land with hoes. Both are wearing typical WLA uniform overalls and hats.

  • 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.

  • Corvettes and Minelaying Trawlers being built at Aberdeen

    Corvettes and Minelaying Trawlers being built at Aberdeen

    (art) Made by: Perkins, Christopher

    Art.IWM ART LD 1600

    image: a shipbuilding yard with a view along a row of ships' hulls suspended in construction in a wooden scaffold. Workers carrying wood and cable walk across the foreground of the image.

  • In a Medical Aid Post

    In a Medical Aid Post

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 865

    image: Two nurses stand next to a seated man who is raising his hand for them to inspect. image verso: Study for the finished drawing. Line drawing of a nurse.

  • Fire in a Paper Warehouse

    Fire in a Paper Warehouse

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 687

    image: Firemen turn hoses onto a wharf-side warehouse building, its façade collapsing, bringing giant rolls of paper from the upper floors into the street. Open bridges connect the buildings across the street.

  • Outside The Factory

    Outside The Factory

    (art) Made by: Abbess, Margaret

    Art.IWM ART 17037

    image: outside a factory at night. Light spills out from a large doorway, through which machinery and workers are visible. In the foreground, separated from the doorway by a wooden barrier there are six figures who appear to be dancing next to a parked...

  • Arriving At The Factory

    Arriving At The Factory

    (art) Made by: Abbess, Margaret

    Art.IWM ART 17038

    image: an evening scene outside a factory with smoking chimneys as the workers are streaming in through a small door on the left, preparing for the night shift. Light streams from the doorway and from a large goods hatch in the centre of the picture,...

  • A Sunday Morning with the Home Guard: Storming an Enemy Post

    A Sunday Morning with the Home Guard: Storming an Enemy Post

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1891

    image: A country lane with a group of home guards rushing along. They are turning a corner, through a gate next to a small low building. There is one man, further down the lane, lagging behind.

  • A Sunday Morning with the Home Guard: Advance on the First Objective

    A Sunday Morning with the Home Guard: Advance on the First Objective

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1887

    image: A group of Home Guards moving through parkland towards a large house. The men at the front, near the house, are lying on the ground while the others appear to be running.

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