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  • Armenian Refugees making Fly-nets

    Armenian Refugees making Fly-nets

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-06-22

    Art.IWM ART 1427

    image: a female Armenian refugee is shown in left profile making a fly-net in the immediate foreground. She wears a white dress and white headscarf, her dark hair tied in a pony tail. In the background is a line of four other women also working on fly-...

  • Holy Communion : the Quartermasters Office in the stern

    Holy Communion : the Quartermasters Office in the stern

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-03-28

    Art.IWM ART 1402

    image: a scene inside the Quartermaster's office in a cabin onboard a troopship. A padre performs a holy communion ceremony, standing before an improvised altar at a table to the right. On the left several men and officers kneel in prayer, wearing...

  • Heroes : in the stokeholds of the Mercantile Marine

    Heroes : in the stokeholds of the Mercantile Marine

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-05-26

    Art.IWM ART 1409

    image: a subterranean view of stokers at work below deck on a ship, with three men shovelling coal into small, fiery openings that illuminate their faces and bodies in the gloom.

  • The Star of the Nativity : in the Church of the Nativity at Bethlehem, where the silver star marks the birthplace of Jesus

    The Star of the Nativity : in the Church of the Nativity at Bethlehem, where the silver star marks the birthplace of Jesus

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1918-01-14

    Art.IWM ART 1530

    image: a figure wearing a robe kneels down before a silver star marked on the floor of the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem. To the left a Scottish infantryman wearing a kilt and holding a rifle with the butt resting on the floor, stands on guard duty...

  • Baking Native Bread

    Baking Native Bread

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-06-21

    Art.IWM ART 1417

    image: a view of a large room in which Egyptian cooks are in the process of kneading and baking bread. They work at long benches containing large sink-like recesses, within which the dough is contained.

  • A Dressing-Station

    A Dressing-Station

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-09-21

    Art.IWM ART 1452

    image: two medical personnel tend to a wounded British soldier, who lies on a stretcher with his head bandaged and his left arm in a splint. One man kneels on the right, tending to the soldier's dressings. The other stands and leans over from the...

  • The Church at Kuryet-el-Enab : used temporarily as a hospital

    The Church at Kuryet-el-Enab : used temporarily as a hospital

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-12-08

    Art.IWM ART 1513

    image: the interior of a church requisitioned as a hospital. In the foreground two men sit on stretchers talking to one another. To the right, two stretcher bearers lower a stretcher onto the church floor. Other men are visible further back, with the...

  • Bacteria : in the laboratory of a field hospital the London specialist and his assistant examine the contents of a test tube

    Bacteria : in the laboratory of a field hospital the London specialist and his assistant examine the contents of a test tube

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-10-09

    Art.IWM ART 2939

    image: a British doctor sits on a stool at a long table in a laboratory, holding up a test tube containing bacteria to the light that streams through two windows on the left. Another man stands behind him, leaning down to look closely at the test tube....

  • The Battery Major : absorbed in his registration in the battery post he receives a report from a corporal

    The Battery Major : absorbed in his registration in the battery post he receives a report from a corporal

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-09-18

    Art.IWM ART 1450

    image: a Major commanding a Royal Artillery battery sits at a table where he has temporarily stopped plotting positions on an artillery chart whilst a corporal reports information to him. A desk lamp illuminates the chart, with a candle in a small recess...

  • Christmas Eve, Bethlehem : Franciscan monks ringing the bells at midnight in the Church of the Nativity

    Christmas Eve, Bethlehem : Franciscan monks ringing the bells at midnight in the Church of the Nativity

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-12-26

    Art.IWM ART 1531

    image: three bearded Franciscan monks pull ropes to ring the bells in the tower of the Church of the Nativity at Bethlehem.

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