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  • Christmas Day in the London Bridge YMCA Canteen: HRH Princess Helena Victoria, Chairman of the Ladies' Auxiliary Committee of
the YMCA is standing by Mrs Norrie, CBE, Superintendant of the canteen. Miss Ellen Terry is sitting by the table

    Christmas Day in the London Bridge YMCA Canteen: HRH Princess Helena Victoria, Chairman of the Ladies' Auxiliary Committee of the YMCA is standing by Mrs Norrie, CBE, Superintendant of the canteen. Miss Ellen Terry is sitting by the table

    (art) Made by: Atwood, Clare 1920

    Art.IWM ART 3062

    image: The interior view of a canteen with flags of the allied countries hanging like bunting along the top of the room. On the right the room is crowded with soldiers awaiting their meal. In the foreground and left are women preparing to serve them. The...

  • The Underworld: Taking cover in a Tube Station during a London air raid

    The Underworld: Taking cover in a Tube Station during a London air raid

    (art) Made by: Bayes, Walter 1918

    Art.IWM ART 935

    image: A scene of civilians, predominantly women and children, sheltering in Elephant and Castle tube station. Some civilians sit on the platform seating, whilst others sit or lie on the platform itself. On the wall behind are a few C R W Nevinson...

  • A Shell Forge at a National Projectile Factory, Hackney Marshes, London, 1918

    A Shell Forge at a National Projectile Factory, Hackney Marshes, London, 1918

    (art) Made by: Airy, Anna 1918

    Art.IWM ART 4032

    image: The interior view of a shell forge showing the glowing hot shell cases emerging from the furnaces on the left of the composition. Munitions workers man the furnaces on the left; in the foreground is the back of a worker leaning over a glowing hot...

  • Ready To Start. Self Portrait, 1917

    Ready To Start. Self Portrait, 1917

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917-06-10

    Art.IWM ART 2380

    Image: A self portrait as a reflection in a mirror. The mirror is mounted next to a window overlooking a street. In the foreground is a table with a soda siphon, wine bottles, a glass, several books, and maps of France.

  • The Passage to the Control-room at South West Regional Headquarters, Bristol

    The Passage to the Control-room at South West Regional Headquarters, Bristol

    (art) Made by: Piper, John 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 170

    image: A corridor lit by electric light, with numbers and symbols marking the walls and floor.

  • A Nursery-School for War Workers' Children

    A Nursery-School for War Workers' Children

    (art) Made by: Hewland, Elsie Dalton 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2371

    image: A cloakroom at a nursery school. On the left a woman sits dressing a child on her lap, while another child stands in their underpants nearby trying to pull a garment over their head. The woman sits on a low wooden platform with rows of pegs...

  • Sappers at Work : Canadian Tunnelling Company, R14, St Eloi

    Sappers at Work : Canadian Tunnelling Company, R14, St Eloi

    (art) Made by: Bomberg, David

    Art.IWM ART 2708

    image: An intense scene of sappers from a Canadian Tunnelling Company of the Royal Engineers constructing a tunnel. The men are digging, moving earth and using pulleys and levers to erect support timbers within the interior.

  • Ruby Loftus screwing a Breech-ring

    Ruby Loftus screwing a Breech-ring

    (art) Made by: Knight, Laura 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2850

    image: portrait of a female factory worker operating a lathe

  • Take Off

    Take Off

    (art) Made by: Knight, Laura 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3834

    image: the interior of a Stirling Mk 3 bomber with the four man crew readying for take-off. Two pilots sit in the cockpit, the navigator busies himself with his maps and the wireless operator, bearing the insignia of a Flight Sergeant, turns a dial on...

  • Be Like Dad - Keep Mum!

    Be Like Dad - Keep Mum!

    (posters) Made by: Reeves, Frederick (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 13916

    whole: the image occupies the majority, with the title integrated and positioned in the upper centre and lower centre, in black. The text is separate and placed across the bottom edge, on grey and in black, set against a white background. image: a...

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