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  • Shell-Making, Edinburgh

    Shell-Making, Edinburgh

    (art) Made by: Lavery, John 1919

    Art.IWM ART 4235

    image: A view down the length of the interior of a munitions factory. Female workers wearing long overalls and blue hair caps are shown at work manufacturing artillery shells. The machinery is arranged in rows along the length of the room, with the...

  • Demolition : Sorting and chipping bricks

    Demolition : Sorting and chipping bricks

    (art) Made by: Gabain, Ethel Leontine 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1530

    image: A group of women wearing overalls and head scarves clear and clean bricks from a bomb damaged building.

  • Ferry Pilots

    Ferry Pilots

    (art) Made by: Gabain, Ethel Leontine 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1533

    image: Two women seated in a biplane, both wearing leather flying caps and goggles. The underside of the wing fills the upper half of the composition.

  • AFS Practice with a Large Pump : On the banks of the Serpentine, London

    AFS Practice with a Large Pump : On the banks of the Serpentine, London

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 155

    image: groups of AFS men struggle to control large jets of water and fire hoses on the side of the Serpentine, next to a large pump.

  • St Pauls Cathedral : the night watch in the dome

    St Pauls Cathedral : the night watch in the dome

    (art) Made by: Rushbury, Henry

    Art.IWM ART 1130

    image: a view of part of the internal structure of a domed roof; a heavy wooden framework dominates, with platforms and railed stairways. A figure carrying a lamp stands on a stairway in the left foreground, while another figure emerges from a doorway on...

  • A Polo Ground in War-time, 1940

    A Polo Ground in War-time, 1940

    (art) Made by: Rowntree, Kenneth 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 637

    image: A man walks through the gates that lead to an open field behind. He carries a spade over his shoulder and a bucket in his hand. There are mounds of earth dotted over the grass in the background, several figures standing or digging, and a red...

  • Christian Vlasto, a Canal-boat Woman

    Christian Vlasto, a Canal-boat Woman

    (art) Made by: Hailstone, Bernard 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4950

    image: Three-quarter portrait of Vlasto, seated with hands on hips, slight sketch of a canal boat in background

  • Northern Norway, 1945

    Northern Norway, 1945

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5447

    image: a man plowing a field with plow shears pulled by three men in civilian clothing, helped by a small child.

  • Mrs Marion Patterson, G M

    Mrs Marion Patterson, G M

    (art) Made by: Sivell, Robert 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 3030

    image: Three quarter length portrait of Patterson, wearing a blouse and skirt and standing in a bomb-damaged building.

  • Study for 'Burners' - Burner Using Oxy-acetylene Torch

    Study for 'Burners' - Burner Using Oxy-acetylene Torch

    (art) Made by: Spencer, Stanley

    Art.IWM ART LD 1632

    image: squared sketch of a man facing away from the artist, wearing goggles and using an oxy-acetylene torch. Small study of hand lower right.

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