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Second World War period British Air Raid Precautions (ARP) warning sign. A sign of this type was included in the fabric of the Cabinet War Rooms and used more generally to indicate air raid conditions to personnel sheltering in deep bomb proofs, control...
Second World War period ARP bucket designed to be filled with sand or water for dealing with incendiary bombs. British home front associations.
Pump, hose: fitted with handle, dual-purpose nozzle and 30 feet of hose
(souvenirs and ephemera) Made by: Jacqmar
Second World War period Jacqmar scarf. Jacqmar of London made propaganda scarves from 1940-1945. They were based in Mayfair (16 Grosvenor Street) and many were produced for the export market as well as for wartime sweethearts, particularly in London. The...
(souvenirs and ephemera) Made by: Tate and Lyle Ltd
Second World War period pack of Tate and Lyle caster sugar. British Home Front associations.
Second World War period British Air Raid Precautions (ARP) warden's 'all clear' hand bell. If a gas attack was suspected warning was given locally by means of the ARP warden's hand rattle and the all clear was announced through the...
(art) Made by: Rosoman, Leonard Henry 1940
Art.IWM ART LD 1353
image: A collapsing wall is on the point of burying two firemen. Debris, fire and smoke fill the air.
(art) Made by: Colquhoun, Robert 1941
Art.IWM ART 17211
image: applying a long landscape format the painting features a semi-abstract composition of four figures lying in bunks in an air-raid shelter. A fifth male figure stands to the left wearing just a vest and trousers.