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  • In The Store Room

    In The Store Room

    (art) Made by: Abbess, Margaret

    Art.IWM ART 17047

    image: in the store room of a munitions factory there are a number of cages on wheels waiting to be filled with machine parts. One worker in an overall stands on the right next to a table on which there is a row of trays. Boxes of components lie on the...

  • Tea Time

    Tea Time

    (art) Made by: Abbess, Margaret

    Art.IWM ART 17050

    image: workers gather around a a three-tiered tea trolley. A woman in a green dress serves tea from a large yellow tea urn while men help themselves from the trolley shelves.

  • Arriving At The Factory

    Arriving At The Factory

    (art) Made by: Abbess, Margaret

    Art.IWM ART 17038

    image: an evening scene outside a factory with smoking chimneys as the workers are streaming in through a small door on the left, preparing for the night shift. Light streams from the doorway and from a large goods hatch in the centre of the picture,...

  • The Main Workfloor

    The Main Workfloor

    (art) Made by: Abbess, Margaret

    Art.IWM ART 17035

    image: a view looking down on a factory floor, showing rows of tables with figures wearing uniforms standing at work on either side.

  • The Main Workfloor At The Spring Factory

    The Main Workfloor At The Spring Factory

    (art) Made by: Abbess, Margaret

    Art.IWM ART 17051

    image: women sit working around a table in a spring factory, reaching for springs from boxes behind them. In the foreground there are swathes of coiled metal wire unravelling across the floor. In the background there is a large stove in front of enormous...

  • Preparing For Lunch Time Entertainment

    Preparing For Lunch Time Entertainment

    (art) Made by: Abbess, Margaret

    Art.IWM ART 17048

    image 1: a man sits on a table with his back to the artist waving a rolled script the air. Next to him there is a woman sitting on a chair at the table. They are watching three figures dance on a small stage hung with American, British and Soviet flags....

  • In The Store Room

    In The Store Room

    (art) Made by: Abbess, Margaret

    Art.IWM ART 17046

    image: a view along the shelves in the store room of a munitions factory. The shelves are filled with bolts and cylinders. One worker in a overalls stands on the left, stacking the shelves, while another leans over to lift some thing from one of the many...

  • Tea Time

    Tea Time

    (art) Made by: Abbess, Margaret

    Art.IWM ART 17036

    image: in the foreground a woman in a black dress and cap walks towards the artist holding a mug. In the background tea is being distributed by a man in a cap and braces from a large urn on a trolley surrounded female workers in aprons and caps.

  • The Main Work Floor

    The Main Work Floor

    (art) Made by: Abbess, Margaret

    Art.IWM ART 17039

    image: a view of the factory floor with small figures standing at very large machines. In the foreground a single figure is watching the others, standing between two smoking metal dustbins.

  • Locker Room

    Locker Room

    (art) Made by: Abbess, Margaret

    Art.IWM ART 17029

    image: a view looking down on a factory locker room filled with workers preparing for their shift. On the left side of the room there are racks of coats with women standing nearby, getting changed and chatting. On the right women wash their hands in...