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  • War Weapons Week, Paisley : December 1940

    War Weapons Week, Paisley : December 1940

    (art) Made by: Macpherson, Alexander 1940-12-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 790

    image: A view looking down on Barshaw Park hung with buntings. Crowds of civilians are gathered to look at a display of artillery, tanks and a captured German Messerschmitt 109 fighter aircraft.

  • Spot at Sight Chart Number Two - Enemy Uniforms

    Spot at Sight Chart Number Two - Enemy Uniforms

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 13832

    whole: the two images occupy the majority. The title is separate and positioned in the upper fifth, in red and in black. The text is separate and placed in the lower fifth, in red held within black insets. All set against a white background and held...

  • Graveyard : No 1 Metal and Produce Recovery Depot, Morris Works, Cowley, Oxford

    Graveyard : No 1 Metal and Produce Recovery Depot, Morris Works, Cowley, Oxford

    (art) Made by: Macdonald, Frances 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 717

    image: a pile of scrap metal consisting of fragments of various planes in a field, surrounded by a ring of tyre marks. In the background there is a crane and some low buildings.

  • Blue Baby, Blitz Over Britain, 1941

    Blue Baby, Blitz Over Britain, 1941

    (art) Made by: Burra, Edward 1941

    Art.IWM ART 16500

    image: a monstrous blue bird-like figure hovers over a desolate landscape. Clouds of smoke rise from rocky shapes on the ground. A group of figures cower in terror among the ruins of their homes.

  • Battle of Britain : parachutists from an enemy aircraft brought down in an apparent attempt to bomb Buckingham Palace

    Battle of Britain : parachutists from an enemy aircraft brought down in an apparent attempt to bomb Buckingham Palace

    (art) Made by: Bayes, Walter 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2514

    image: An aerial view of Buckingham Palace and the surrounding grounds, with two German airmen parachuting towards the ground.

  • A Flying-bomb Brought Down on Romney Marshes : propulsion unit in the foreground

    A Flying-bomb Brought Down on Romney Marshes : propulsion unit in the foreground

    (art) Made by: Cole, Leslie 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4286

    image: a view across Romney Marshes with a small farm in the distance and a narrow path running along the left side of the image. In the foreground the propulsion unit of a flying bomb lies in a crater in a field.

  • A Flying-bomb over Tower Bridge

    A Flying-bomb over Tower Bridge

    (art) Made by: Cook, Frederick T W

    Art.IWM ART LD 4719

    image: Tower Bridge standing centre of composition with the red streak of a flying bomb travelling across the sky above it, tracked by searchlights.

  • An Observation Post: Flying Bomb Raid, 1944

    An Observation Post: Flying Bomb Raid, 1944

    (art) Made by: Haines, Wilfred Stanley 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4720

    image: four searchlights meet in the sky above a bridge and a silhouetted city. The sky is filled with smoke and the glow of explosions and flying bombs. Foreground right two figures can be seen manning an observation post.

  • Southern England, 1944. Spitfires Attacking Flying-Bombs

    Southern England, 1944. Spitfires Attacking Flying-Bombs

    (art) Made by: Monnington, Walter Thomas 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4589

    image: A squadron of low-flying Spitfires dive towards an idyllic pastoral scene with cows grazing in a tree-lined field. The plane's action frightens a horse causing it to pull a cart into the river, (a detail which evokes Constable's '...

  • Tempests Attacking Flying-bombs

    Tempests Attacking Flying-bombs

    (art) Made by: Monnington, Walter Thomas 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4588

    image: two Tempests attack a flying bomb in the sky above a farmhouse with an oast house. Outside the farmhouse there is a white horse in a pen rearing up in fright and two cows in the foreground.

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