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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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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,...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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 17044

    image: a view looking down on to a busy flyover, where some figures can be seen chasing a bus. The road curves around to the left, sweeping over some train tracks and industrial buildings. There is a gasometer surrounded by pine trees to the left and...

  • 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...

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