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  • An Evening in the City : April 1941

    An Evening in the City : April 1941

    (art) Made by: Hailstone, Bernard 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1354

    image: firemen hose down a smoking fire in pile of rubble, surrounded by the remains of bombed buildings in a London street. Through the damaged facades the unharmed spire of St James Garlickhythe is visible in the background.

  • Air Raid on the City of London, 1940

    Air Raid on the City of London, 1940

    (art) Made by: Golding, William A 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 6062

    image: fire crews and Air Raid Wardens work within a series of bomb damaged buildings in the City of London, with various fire engines, vehicles and hoses scattering the scene. The huge intact dome of St Paul's Cathedral looms up in the background,...

  • Building Planes

    Building Planes

    (art) Made by: Armstrong, John 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 6390

    image: A view across a factory floor showing men working on the sub-structure of two aircraft. In the background, other figures working at lathes and machinery are spotlighted on the upper and lower floors of the factory.

  • adhesive window netting, ARP, British

    adhesive window netting, ARP, British

    (Equipment)

    EPH 976

    Second World War period British manufactured 'Splinternet', an adhesive window netting product which was applied to moistened window panes in order to reduce glass splinter fragments in the event of a bomb blast. British Home Front and Air Raid...

  • Building Spitfires

    Building Spitfires

    (art) Made by: Wilkinson, Norman

    Art.IWM ART LD 6014

    image: two blue and white spitfire wings are propped up side by side on trestles in a workshop. On the left one man stands working on the wing, wearing an apron. Another worker sits to work on the right.

  • Boots' Air Raid Precautions First Aid Case with contents

    Boots' Air Raid Precautions First Aid Case with contents

    (Equipment) Made by: Boots Limited

    SUR 625

    This Air Raid Precautions (ARP) First Aid Case (actually a cardboard box with a hinged lid), dates from the early part of the Second World War. It was retailed by Boots the Chemist. It is a typical example of the type of first aid kit with which...

  • The Warehouse Shelter in Commercial Road, East End

    The Warehouse Shelter in Commercial Road, East End

    (art) Made by: Topolski, Feliks

    Art.IWM ART LD 676

    image: A large, cavernous warehouse interior. A stream of light falls onto the floor in the centre of the space from a hole in the roof, and several characters appear to be dancing in the spotlight. There are a group of figures lying on the floor and...

  • The Trek to the Shelters, Silvertown, September 1940

    The Trek to the Shelters, Silvertown, September 1940

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940-09-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 468

    image: A couple walking down a bomb-damaged street. She is carrying a bag, he rolled up bedding. Sandbags are piled up against a wall.

  • The Black-out

    The Black-out

    (art) Made by: Spear, Ruskin 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2581

    image: A London street at night. The road is lined with buildings and shops, and figures walking along the pavement on either side. In the foreground there is a woman in a red coat on the left; two figures dressed in dark clothes crossing the road in...

  • Food Chart - Body Building Foods - Energy Foods - Protective Foods - Eat Something From Each Group Every Day

    Food Chart - Body Building Foods - Energy Foods - Protective Foods - Eat Something From Each Group Every Day

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 0726

    whole: a largely text-based design separated into four colour coded columns. Above these columns at the top is the title with two images in either top corner. Each of the four columns contains titles, bullet points and images which are colour coded by...

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