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  • AFS Practice with a Large Pump : On the banks of the Serpentine, London

    AFS Practice with a Large Pump : On the banks of the Serpentine, London

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 155

    image: groups of AFS men struggle to control large jets of water and fire hoses on the side of the Serpentine, next to a large pump.

  • THE AUXILIARY FIRE SERVICE, ELTHAM FIRE STATION, 1939.

    THE AUXILIARY FIRE SERVICE, ELTHAM FIRE STATION, 1939.

    part of "GREEN ARTHUR (MR)" (photographs) Made by: Green, Arthur

    HU 87102

    Five volunteer firemen of the Auxiliary Fire Service stand beside their firefighting vehicle, a modified London taxi cab equipped with a Dennis trailer pump at 56Y Eltham Fire Station in September 1939 shortly after the declaration of war. The fire...

  • AFS Practice with a Trailer-pump : On the banks of the Serpentine, London

    AFS Practice with a Trailer-pump : On the banks of the Serpentine, London

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 154

    image: two groups of AFS struggle to control jets of water squirting from the hoses they are attempting to direct into the Serpentine.

  • AFS - London Needs Auxiliary Firemen Now

    AFS - London Needs Auxiliary Firemen Now

    (posters) Made by: Newbould, Frank (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 13888

    whole: the image occupies the majority. The title and text are integrated and positioned in the upper third, in white. Further text is separtate and placed along the bottom edge, in white and in blue, held within a black inset. image: a back view of two...

  • Join ARP - Enrol at any Fire Station

    Join ARP - Enrol at any Fire Station

    (posters) Made by: Johnson, Andrew (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 13879

    whole: the image occupies the majority, with the Auxiliary Fire Service emblem positioned in the lower right. The title is integrated and positioned in the upper left, in orange. The subtitle is separate and positioned in the lower third, in blue. All...

  • ARP - Auxiliary Firemen Wanted

    ARP - Auxiliary Firemen Wanted

    (posters) Made by: Havinden, Ashley (Undefined) 1939

    Art.IWM PST 3467

    whole: a text-based design with the letters 'A R P' displayed in red, grey and blue, covering the whole poster. Three labels are placed at varying diagonal angles across these letters. The top label contains dark blue text set against light...

  • London County Council ARP - AFS Auxiliary Fire Service

    London County Council ARP - AFS Auxiliary Fire Service

    (posters) Made by: Clarke, F Bernard (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 13862

    whole: the image occupies the majority, partially set against a blue background. The title is integrated and positioned in the upper fifth and lower quarter, in yellow and in white. The text is separate and placed along the bottom edge, in blue. All set...

  • Fire Drill

    Fire Drill

    (art) Made by: Gabain, Ethel Leontine 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 425

    image: A woman wearing overalls lowers herself to the ground on a rope suspended from a wooden platform. She is supervised by a uniformed man standing at the top of the platform, who holds the other end of the rope. On the ground a crowd of men and women...

  • In an Air Raid...How to Fight a Fire

    In an Air Raid...How to Fight a Fire

    (posters) Made by: Unknown 1939

    Art.IWM PST 13847

    whole: the two images are positioned in the centre right and lower right. The title is separate and placed in the upper quarter, in white, and in black held within a white inset. The text is separate and located in the centre left and lower left, in...

  • Fire-hose Practice in St James's Park, London

    Fire-hose Practice in St James's Park, London

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 250

    image: a view across a lake in the park towards small groups of AFS practicing with fire hoses. They are partially obscured by enormous jets of water filling the air.

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