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  • Women Wanted

    Women Wanted

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 14191

    whole: the two images are placed in the left quarter and right quarter, partially held within red and black borders, set against purple panels. The emblem of the Civil Nursing Reserve is positioned in the lower centre. The title is separate and placed in...

  • Help Your Fellow Citizens To Have a Home Again

    Help Your Fellow Citizens To Have a Home Again

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 13895

    whole: the photographic image is covers the main. The title and text, in orange, are located across the top and imposed over the image. A white inset, bearing the W V S Civil Defence emblem, is placed bottom right and carries further text. A band of...

  • Housewives! WVS Needs Your Help!

    Housewives! WVS Needs Your Help!

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 19869

    recruiting poster

  • Women Wanted to Help the Children

    Women Wanted to Help the Children

    (posters) Made by: Mathew, Jack

    Art.IWM PST 8237

    whole: six images are positioned in two vertical columns of three in the central portion of the design. Each image has a caption underneath, in the form of a beige band with black text. At the top there is text in red, black and blue with further black...

  • ARP Workers in a City Canteen run by the WVS

    ARP Workers in a City Canteen run by the WVS

    (art) Made by: Gabain, Ethel Leontine 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 236

    image: Four ARP workers sit around a table, one smoking a pipe. They are served food by a WVS woman who stands at the end of the table.

  • WVS Clothing Exchange

    WVS Clothing Exchange

    (art) Made by: Gibbs, Evelyn 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3918

    image: A scene inside a clothing exchange with women trying clothes on their children. Two WVS volunteers stand behind the counter.

  • WVS Bandage-making

    WVS Bandage-making

    (art) Made by: Hudson, Eleanor Erlund 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2995

    image: WVS women at work around a table. Two are standing while cutting and folding a long piece of cloth, while the other women are making rolls of bandages using a tabletop rolling machine. The table is covered in rolls of bandages.

  • Forces Canteen Kitchen

    Forces Canteen Kitchen

    (art) Made by: Hudson, Eleanor Erlund 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2992

    image: six women wearing aprons at work in a narrow kitchen hung with laundry. One is filling a water jug from a large urn while others are using large mixing bowls.

  • WVS Bandage-making

    WVS Bandage-making

    (art) Made by: Hudson, Eleanor Erlund 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2991

    image: Nurses gathered around a table laden with white sheets. They are tearing the sheets into smaller strips for bandages.

  • WVS Cutting Calico for Emergency Cots

    WVS Cutting Calico for Emergency Cots

    (art) Made by: Hudson, Eleanor Erlund

    Art.IWM ART LD 2993

    image: a WVS lady leans over a table covered in swathes of white calico. She is cutting it into strips. More fabric is piled onto a chair in the foreground. In the background a second woman sits, apparently motionless in the corner.

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