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  • Calling All Workers

    Calling All Workers

    (posters) Made by: Her Majesty's Stationery Office (publisher/sponsor)

    Art.IWM PST 14221

    whole: the image occupies the majority, partially held within a red border. The title and text are separate and positioned along the top edge and bottom edge, in black. All set against a white background. image: a depiction of a man in bed, his face just...

  • He Talked ... This Happened - Careless Talk Costs Lives

    He Talked ... This Happened - Careless Talk Costs Lives

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 13907

    whole: the two images occupy the majority, with the title integrated and positioned in the upper half, in red outlined white, and in the lower half, in yellow. The text is separate and placed across the top edge, in red and across the bottom edge, in...

  • 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.

  • Building Planes

    Building Planes

    (art) Made by: Armstrong, John 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 6390

    image: A view across a factory floor showing men working on the sub-structure of two aircraft. In the background, other figures working at lathes and machinery are spotlighted on the upper and lower floors of the factory.

  • The Stokehold, HM Trawler Mackenzie

    The Stokehold, HM Trawler Mackenzie

    (art) Made by: Dodd, Francis

    Art.IWM ART 903

    image: in a cramped enclosed space of metal plating and machinery, a stoker is bent over shovelling coal from a bunker into a boiler.

  • Assembling Parts
'Britain's Efforts and Ideals'; Making Aircraft

    Assembling Parts 'Britain's Efforts and Ideals'; Making Aircraft

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1917

    Art.IWM ART 692

    image: several workers are assembling a biplane in a factory. The basic structure of the biplane is complete. Further back another group of workers assembles another plane.

  • The Acetylene Welder
'Britain's Efforts and Ideals'; Making Aircraft

    The Acetylene Welder 'Britain's Efforts and Ideals'; Making Aircraft

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1917

    Art.IWM ART 693

    image: two women are welding at work benches with vices. A cyclinder stands by the side of the bench. They are wearing scarves, goggles and aprons but their hands and arms are bare.

  • A Parachute Factory

    A Parachute Factory

    (art) Made by: Charlton, Evan 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2908

    image: a view looking down on a the factory floor of a parachute factory, showing a row of women at sewing machines surrounded by swathes of white parachute silk. One parachute is being laid out on a long table by two women on the right, while several...

  • Making The Engine
'Britain's Efforts and Ideals'; Making Aircraft

    Making The Engine 'Britain's Efforts and Ideals'; Making Aircraft

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1917

    Art.IWM ART 691 a

    image: a factory interior with belt driven machinery. The composition is dominated by belts running from overhead drive wheels. A worker with overalls and flat cap is operating a lathe while another watches.

  • A Miner at Work

    A Miner at Work

    (art) Made by: Moore, Henry 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 5947

    image: the interior of a mine-shaft. The face is being worked by a half-naked miner with his back to the viewer. He wields a pickaxe by the light of a solitary Davy lamp, his back resting against a wooden prop.

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