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  • Hyde Park Defence 1942

    Hyde Park Defence 1942

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1942

    Art.IWM ART 15875

    image: a view overlooking a section of Hyde Park. There are pathways lined with trees and a circle of barrage balloons floating in the sky.

  • A Barrack-room

    A Barrack-room

    (art) Made by: Vaughan, John Keith 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2412

    image: an interior of a military barrack room, with men sitting and standing on two-tiered bunk beds. In the foreground a man stands on the top bunk, with a row of three bunk beds along the wall behind him, all occupied with other men. A single light...

  • Patients Playing Cards in an Air-raid Shelter

    Patients Playing Cards in an Air-raid Shelter

    (art) Made by: Drury, Alfred Paul Dalou

    Art.IWM ART LD 1597

    image: male patients wearing their distinctive blue armed forces convalescent uniforms, sit in an air raid shelter playing cards. A man in civilian dress sits amongst them in the right foreground and a pair of crutches are propped up against the wall.

  • A Camouflage Scheme in Progress

    A Camouflage Scheme in Progress

    (art) Made by: Moss, Colin William 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3028

    Image: five men on the roof of an industrial building painting it with camouflage patterns.

  • All Saints' Church, Grimsby

    All Saints' Church, Grimsby

    (art) Made by: Worrall, Ernest John 1943-10-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 3556

    image: a bomb-damaged church with the roof still intact, suspended in mid-air. The nearest wall has been demolished to a pile of rubble and wood.

  • Women at Work in a Munition Factory, Blackburn, 1941

    Women at Work in a Munition Factory, Blackburn, 1941

    (art) Made by: Rushbury, Henry 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1177

    image: rows of women in blue uniforms and head scarves stand at table top machines in a factory workshop with large draped windows.

  • An AA Site (Rockets)

    An AA Site (Rockets)

    (art) Made by: Casson, Bernard

    Art.IWM ART LD 2653

    image: a view through a corrugated iron arch, looking out on an anti-aircraft battery at night. In the centre of the site two men stand on the roof of a hut next to an aerial, keeping watch. They are surrounded by anti aircraft guns pointing up at the...

  • WVS Cutting Calico for Emergency Cots

    WVS Cutting Calico for Emergency Cots

    (art) Made by: Hudson, Eleanor Erlund

    Art.IWM ART LD 2993

    image: a WVS lady leans over a table covered in swathes of white calico. She is cutting it into strips. More fabric is piled onto a chair in the foreground. In the background a second woman sits, apparently motionless in the corner.

  • Shelter Experiments, near Woburn, Bedfordshire

    Shelter Experiments, near Woburn, Bedfordshire

    (art) Made by: Piper, John

    Art.IWM ART LD 3860

    image: a view across a depopulated rural landscape where bomb shelter experiments have been conducted. Two domed igloo- like concrete structures stand in the foreground, one largely intact, the other largely destroyed. Further back is a shattered brick...

  • Shelter Experiments, near Woburn, Bedfordshire

    Shelter Experiments, near Woburn, Bedfordshire

    (art) Made by: Piper, John 1943-04-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 3859

    image: a number of small experimental concrete air raid shelters arranged in a circle in flat countryside. A large shell hole filled with water is visible in the foreground, while a low sun hovers above in a heavy, grey sky, characteristic of Piper. A...

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