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  • Shipbuilding on the Clyde: The Riggers

    Shipbuilding on the Clyde: The Riggers

    (art) Made by: Spencer, Stanley

    Art.IWM ART LD 4284

    image: A representation of a rigging loft, which was where all the ropes and canvases used in shipbuilding were prepared. From left to right; men and women working on (rolling, hand stitching and machine stitching) large tarpaulins; a group of men...

  • 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-...

  • Shipbuilding on the Clyde: The Template

    Shipbuilding on the Clyde: The Template

    (art) Made by: Spencer, Stanley 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2000

    image: From left to right; side view of the bottom of an unfinished ship shored up with wooden shoring and showing the overlapping curved steel plates and the ribs of a double bottom; three men carrying a wooden template; a mother and child and a man;...

  • Miss Barbara Ward, Assistant Editor of 'The Economist'

    Miss Barbara Ward, Assistant Editor of 'The Economist'

    (art) Made by: Gabain, Ethel Leontine

    Art.IWM ART LD 5777

    image: A half-length portrait of Barbara Ward sitting with her fingers intertwined and looking to the right.

  • Demolition : Sorting and chipping bricks

    Demolition : Sorting and chipping bricks

    (art) Made by: Gabain, Ethel Leontine 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1530

    image: A group of women wearing overalls and head scarves clear and clean bricks from a bomb damaged building.

  • Tapping

    Tapping

    (art) Made by: Gabain, Ethel Leontine (Undefined)

    Art.IWM ART LD 5569

    image: A side-on view of a female munitions worker sitting at a machine making 2-pounder pom-pom gun shell cases. In the bottom right is a depiction of a pom-pom gun mounted onboard a ship manned by three sailors, who are looking skywards.

  • Ferry Pilots

    Ferry Pilots

    (art) Made by: Gabain, Ethel Leontine 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1533

    image: Two women seated in a biplane, both wearing leather flying caps and goggles. The underside of the wing fills the upper half of the composition.

  • In an Ambulance : a VAD lighting a cigarette for a patient

    In an Ambulance : a VAD lighting a cigarette for a patient

    (art) Made by: Mudie-Cooke, Olive

    Art.IWM ART 3051

    image: a soldier is lying propped on his elbow in an enclosed space, while a female figure in uniform lights his cigarette

  • Women's Canteen at Phoenix Works, Bradford

    Women's Canteen at Phoenix Works, Bradford

    (art) Made by: Lion, Flora 1918

    Art.IWM ART 4434

    image: The interior of a canteen filled with female workers. There is a counter to the right of the composition, and tables occupied with women in overalls and cloth caps to the left. There is a queue at the counter, with several women holding large...

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