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  • The British Museum : Sandbagged sculpture in the Egyptian Gallery

    The British Museum : Sandbagged sculpture in the Egyptian Gallery

    (art) Made by: Rushbury, Henry 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1138

    image: an interior view of the Egyptian gallery in the British Museum, with a few workers standing amongst large piles of sandbags used to protect sculptures in the event of an air raid. One stone pharoah head is visible to the left.

  • September 13th 1940: Shelterers in Belsize Park Tube Station

    September 13th 1940: Shelterers in Belsize Park Tube Station

    (art) Made by: Farleigh, John 1940

    Art.IWM ART 16382

    image: Civilians taking shelter in Belsize Park tube station. Several figures are sitting and sleeping on a bench, with two figures lying on the floor in the foreground. The London underground symbol with the name of the tube station is on the wall...

  • Treslon. A Dug-Out

    Treslon. A Dug-Out

    (art) Made by: Cotterell, Arthur N 1918

    Art.IWM ART 3343

    image: an interior view of a cellar being used as a dug-out for living quarters by British medical personnel. A medical orderly, who appears to be reading, sits with his back to the viewer beside a small table. His greatcoat hangs from a wooden strut...

  • Maffrecourt

    Maffrecourt

    (art) Made by: Cotterell, Arthur N 1917

    Art.IWM ART 3398

    image: an interior view of the upper floor of a large building being used as a billet for military personnel. Single beds are arranged around the edges of the room, with military tunics hanging from some of the wooden beams and sacks of equipment and...

  • Living Quarters, Adam Park Camp, Singapore

    Living Quarters, Adam Park Camp, Singapore

    (art) Made by: Thrale, Charles 1945

    Art.IWM ART 15417 33

    The crowded living quarters of Adam Park Camp, Singapore. Prisoners-of-war sit on the wooden-planked floor of a large building, whilst others sit on bunk beds.

  • The Cobbler. Our Billet of Sus St Leger, 29 October 1916

    The Cobbler. Our Billet of Sus St Leger, 29 October 1916

    (art) Made by: Anderson, William McDougall 1916-10-29

    Art.IWM ART 16250 8

    image: an interior lit by an oil lamp on a table. A cobbler wearing a coat and cap sits by a bench repairing a boot. Another pair of boots lie on the floor.

  • Interior of a Billet, France, 23 November 1916

    Interior of a Billet, France, 23 November 1916

    (art) Made by: Anderson, William McDougall 1916-11-23

    Art.IWM ART 16250 25

    image: the interior of a bare room where British soldiers are billeted. Two soldiers are sittting in front of a fireplace, another stands to one side with his arms folded. The furniture consists of one chair and a broken cupboard. Part of the building...

  • The Card Game, France, 27 January 1917

    The Card Game, France, 27 January 1917

    (art) Made by: Anderson, William McDougall 1917-01-27

    Art.IWM ART 16250 23

    image: an interior scene with nine soldiers playing cards around a table. One man in the left foreground and another in the right background are standing up, with the remainder sitting at the table.

  • The British Museum : removing sandbags in the Northern Egyptian Gallery

    The British Museum : removing sandbags in the Northern Egyptian Gallery

    (art) Made by: Rushbury, Henry 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1137

    image: an interior view of the Northern Egyptian gallery in the British Museum, with several workmen in the process of removing sandbags, which are arranged in large piles against the tall walls. The formost workman has a wheelbarrow at the ready, with a...

  • Children in School at Gas Mask Drill

    Children in School at Gas Mask Drill

    (art) Made by: Macpherson, Alexander 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1217

    image: Interior of a school classroom with children seated at desks while wearing gas-masks

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