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  • Shell-Making, Edinburgh

    Shell-Making, Edinburgh

    (art) Made by: Lavery, John 1919

    Art.IWM ART 4235

    image: A view down the length of the interior of a munitions factory. Female workers wearing long overalls and blue hair caps are shown at work manufacturing artillery shells. The machinery is arranged in rows along the length of the room, with the...

  • Armenian Refugees making Fly-nets

    Armenian Refugees making Fly-nets

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-06-22

    Art.IWM ART 1427

    image: a female Armenian refugee is shown in left profile making a fly-net in the immediate foreground. She wears a white dress and white headscarf, her dark hair tied in a pony tail. In the background is a line of four other women also working on fly-...

  • For King and Country

    For King and Country

    (art) Made by: Skinner, Edward F 1918

    Art.IWM ART 6513

    image: The interior of a munitions factory with female workers making shells. Each is dressed in beige coloured overalls with a cloth bonnet on her head. On the right of the composition the women work alone at machinery; and on the left they stand at...

  • The Bakeries, Dieppe, 1919

    The Bakeries, Dieppe, 1919

    (art) Made by: Lavery, John 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2889

    image: A view along the length of the interior of a large bakery. Female workers, wearing caps covering their hair, can be seen at work. One woman on the right appears to be working on a large mound of dough on a table.

  • Valve Testing: The Signal School, RN Barracks, Portsmouth

    Valve Testing: The Signal School, RN Barracks, Portsmouth

    (art) Made by: McCormick, Arthur David 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2620

    image: Three Women's Royal Naval Service ratings are at work using communications equipment inside a room of a Royal Navy barracks. A WRNS officer stands talking to a Royal Navy officer behind them.

  • J Bailey and A E Isaaks: WRNS fitting engines in a torpedo shop

    J Bailey and A E Isaaks: WRNS fitting engines in a torpedo shop

    (art) Made by: Dring, William 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2452

    image: two women of the Women's Royal Naval Service busy working on the inner components of a torpedo. The torpedo is mounted on metal supports and separated into two main sections. Further torpedoes are visible behind the two women.

  • WRNS Ratings Sail-making: On Board 'HMS Essex' at Devonport, 1918

    WRNS Ratings Sail-making: On Board 'HMS Essex' at Devonport, 1918

    (art) Made by: Forbes, Stanhope 1918

    Art.IWM ART 2621

    image: A genre painting of an interior below deck on a warship. Portholes open to the left of the image. In the foreground three women sit binding the edges of a large sail sheet. In the background there is a work table. A girl in full WRNS rating...

  • An MT Type: Portrait of a WRNS Driver

    An MT Type: Portrait of a WRNS Driver

    (art) Made by: Burns, Kitty 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 7234

    image: A woman in WRNS uniform sits in a canvas-backed chair. She rests one leg on a chair to the left and has her trousers gathered up casually revealing her ankles. She holds a cigarette in her left hand, and just below there is a mug balancing on the...

  • A WRNS Officer

    A WRNS Officer

    (art) Made by: Gledstanes, Elsie 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 6080

    image: A full length portrait of an officer of the WRNS wearing uniform. She sits on a small wooden table with her coat on the chair beside her. There is a chart illustrating types of aircraft on the wall of the room behind her.

  • WRNS Working in the Galley

    WRNS Working in the Galley

    (art) Made by: Austin, Robert Sargent 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2389

    image: two women of the Women's Royal Naval Service at work in a galley, the foremost one rolling pastry with a rolling pin on a table against the wall to the left. To her left is a baking tray with a large sausage roll inside it. The women work...

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