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  • Snack Time in a Factory

    Snack Time in a Factory

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1486

    image: a portrait of three workers gathering in a factory for a tea break. One stands facing the artist with a welding mask on his head, drinking from a mug. He has a newspaper under his arm. A second worker stands with his back to the artist and a third...

  • Chamber of the House of Commons, Bomb Damage

    Chamber of the House of Commons, Bomb Damage

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 6113

    image: a view from an elevated position across the bomb damaged House of Commons in Westminster after an air raid. In the right foreground is a large pile of debris in a courtyard, with workers loading large wooden beams onto the back of a truck. Towards...

  • A Rescue Speed Boat under Construction

    A Rescue Speed Boat under Construction

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 1997

    image: a view of three men at work constructing a ships hull. The framework of the hull fills the background. A fourth worker wearing dungarees stands in the foreground checking a piece of wood.

  • WAAFs Repairing Parachutes at a Maintenance Unit, Henlow

    WAAFs Repairing Parachutes at a Maintenance Unit, Henlow

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 2306

    image: a group of WAAFs in uniform sit around a large, square work table covered in swathes of Parachute silk. Each one is sewing at a sewing machine lit with an angle poise lamp.

  • 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.

  • Repairing Telephone Cables

    Repairing Telephone Cables

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1199

    image: a view looking down on two workers surrounded by thick cables in a recess in the pavement.

  • Post Office Buildings

    Post Office Buildings

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 939

    image: a bomb site in the foreground with steel girders sticking up out of the rubble. In the background buildings remain standing, however men can be seen at work securing the building on the right.

  • Sniper's Make-up

    Sniper's Make-up

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 3419

    image: A head and shoulder portrait of a young soldier wearing a tin hat, his face camouflaged with dark criss-crossed lines.

  • A Royal Observer Corps Post, Rottingdean

    A Royal Observer Corps Post, Rottingdean

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 3830

    image: a view looking down on two observers, one wearing headphones, facing upwards towards the sky with binoculars and a aircraft range finder. They stand in a small brick enclosure on a hillside near the coast.

  • Steel-workers at a Furnace

    Steel-workers at a Furnace

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 5969

    image: three steel workers, wearing protective goggles, stand illuminated by the furnace which is just out of view to the left. The man nearest the artist is bending over and looks directly into the fire to direct the second man's work.

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