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  • 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...

  • ARP incendiary bomb scoop: British

    ARP incendiary bomb scoop: British

    (Equipment)

    EPH 1448

    Second World War Air Raid Precautions (ARP) 'incendiary scoop'. The implement was designed used for shovelling sand on an incendiary bomb or even, as circumstances allowed, the dislodgement and removal of small incendiary bomb devices. British...

  • Respirator, anti-gas, C.3 Baby Protective Helmet

    Respirator, anti-gas, C.3 Baby Protective Helmet

    (Equipment)

    EQU 3716

    Filter sealed

  • Boston Aircraft under Repair in Maintenance Hangars

    Boston Aircraft under Repair in Maintenance Hangars

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 2317

    image: a Boston aircraft, viewed from the front, partially stripped and held in a wooden scaffold in a hangar. Two men work on the underside of each of the wings while two others work on the undercarriage. In the foreground a fifth man works at a...

  • A St John's Ambulance Examination in Progress

    A St John's Ambulance Examination in Progress

    (art) Made by: Medley, Robert 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 83

    image: on the right four men hold a strecher with a patient between them. On the left another patient is being attended to on he floor, watched by the examiners.

  • 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...

  • Boys from South-East London gathering Sticks in Cookham Wood
Children in Wartime - Five Lithographs by Ethel Gabain

    Boys from South-East London gathering Sticks in Cookham Wood Children in Wartime - Five Lithographs by Ethel Gabain

    (art) Made by: Gabain, Ethel Leontine (Undefined) 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 308

    image: A group of boys collecting sticks in a clearing of a wood. Two of the younger boys squat close to the ground, three others bend their heads towards the floor as though scouring for sticks. The boy standing on the far left holds a small scythe....

  • Our Jungle Fighters Want Socks - Please Knit Now

    Our Jungle Fighters Want Socks - Please Knit Now

    (posters) Made by: GAMES, ABRAM (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 2978

    whole: the image occupies the majority. the title is separate and positioned across the top edge, in black, and across the bottom edge, in red. The text is separate and placed across the bottom edge, in black. All set against a white background. image: a...

  • scarf, Jacqmar, 'Keep It Under Your Hat

    scarf, Jacqmar, 'Keep It Under Your Hat

    (souvenirs and ephemera) Made by: Jacqmar

    EPH 3211

    Second World War period British propaganda scarf by Jacqmar of London associated with the Home Front experiences of Mrs Betty Attwood. Jacqmar of London made propaganda scarves from 1940-1945. They were based in Mayfair (16 Grosvenor Street) and many...

  • scarf, 'Churchill'

    scarf, 'Churchill'

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 7821

    Second World War British propaganda scarf by Jacqmar celebrating the wartime achievements of Prime Minister Winston Churchill. Jacqmar of London made propaganda scarves from 1940-1945. They were based in Mayfair (16 Grosvenor Street) and many were...

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