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  • Impressions of Cooks Ferry Travelling to and from Work

    Impressions of Cooks Ferry Travelling to and from Work

    (art) Made by: Abbess, Margaret

    Art.IWM ART 17042

    image: a view looking down on to a busy flyover, filled with buses and trucks. The road curves around to the left, sweeping over some train tracks and industrial buildings. There are more factories and a gasometer in the distance.

  • 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,...

  • Impressions of Cooks Ferry Travelling to and from Work

    Impressions of Cooks Ferry Travelling to and from Work

    (art) Made by: Abbess, Margaret

    Art.IWM ART 17034

    image: a view looking down on to a street passing under the Midland Railway Bridge. A freight train sits on the bridge. Women push prams and pushchairs along the street and children play on the railings running alongside.

  • 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.

  • The Water Storage Tanks at The Crooked Billet

    The Water Storage Tanks at The Crooked Billet

    (art) Made by: Abbess, Margaret

    Art.IWM ART 17040

    image: an elderly man with a stick joins a line of people waiting at a bus shelter next to a water storage tank. In the background people rush to get on to two waiting buses.

  • 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...

  • Impressions of Cooks Ferry Traveling to and from Work

    Impressions of Cooks Ferry Traveling to and from Work

    (art) Made by: Abbess, Margaret

    Art.IWM ART 17043

    image: a view looking down on to a busy flyover, filled with buses and trucks. The road curves around to the left, sweeping over some train tracks and industrial buildings. There are more factories and a gasometer in the distance.

  • In a Shelter- During An Air Raid Alarm

    In a Shelter- During An Air Raid Alarm

    (art) Made by: Abbess, Margaret

    Art.IWM ART 17049

    image: a group of men and women sit huddled together in a shelter with an ARP warden wearing a helmet behind them, speaking to a figure at the entrance.

  • 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.

  • 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...

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