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  • Designers' Room, The Old Vic Theatre, September 1941

    Designers' Room, The Old Vic Theatre, September 1941

    (art) Made by: May, Gwendoline Marie 1941-09-01

    Art.IWM ART 16439

    image: the interior of the designers' room in the Old Vic Theatre, Waterloo, London, after suffering the effects of an air raid. The windows have been blown out and internal walls damaged, with the room littered with disturbed papers, designs and a...

  • An ARP Post

    An ARP Post

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1939

    Art.IWM ART LD 27

    image: A makeshift ARP Post with three men sat at a table in the centre. On the left of the room, uniforms hang on coat- hangers with boots beneath. On the right are four deckchairs with another man busy writing.

  • A Bombed Hospital Ward

    A Bombed Hospital Ward

    (art) Made by: Guthrie, Kathleen 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 944

    image: two nurses strip a bed with blood-stained sheets in a ward with a large hole blown through the wall. An ARP warden stands near the hole surveying the rubble-strewn floor and the pile of mangled bedsteads on the right. In the background a third...

  • Roof Spotters

    Roof Spotters

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 684

    image: two roof spotters stand with their backs to the artist looking out across London with binoculars. Next to them is a table covered with mapping equipment. The dome of St Paul's and Tower Bridge is just visible above the parapet in front of...

  • An ARP Control Room in Southwark

    An ARP Control Room in Southwark

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 630

    image: An ARP Control Room supported with heavy columns. A woman sits at a desk in the centre with papers piled up on it. Other women sit at phone booths taking and awaiting phone calls.

  • An Emergency Telephone Office in the City: January 1941

    An Emergency Telephone Office in the City: January 1941

    (art) Made by: Williamson, Harold Sandys 1941-01-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 1189

    image: An exterior scene on the left of the composition showing two figures standing looking over the ruins of an urban area. On the right is a scene of the interior of a public telephone office, with rows of booths in the centre, and figures seated at...

  • Snorers Sheltering in any Tube Station

    Snorers Sheltering in any Tube Station

    (art) Made by: Kapp, Edmond Xavier

    Art.IWM ART LD 796

    image: a woman sleeps on her back on the floor of the tube station next to a pillar. She is lying with her mouth open and leans against a second figure sleeping on the floor next to her.

  • Repairing Telephone Cables

    Repairing Telephone Cables

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1200

    image: a man sits on the ground in a tunnel supported by girders, fixing the cables that run along the tunnel wall. A second man stands in the background, watching a third who crouches at work behind the girder.

  • Bomb-damage in St Paul's Cathedral, London

    Bomb-damage in St Paul's Cathedral, London

    (art) Made by: Quarmby, George F 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 2405

    image: a sunbeam shines down onto a pile of wood and rubble in a corner of St Paul's. Two figures survey the damage in the background.

  • An Air Raid Shelter in Chelsea

    An Air Raid Shelter in Chelsea

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 629

    image: A crowded underground shelter propped up by large columns. Men, women and children line benches which stretch the length of the room.

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