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  • The Evacuation of Children from Southend, Sunday 2nd June 1940
Children in Wartime - Five lithographs by Ethel Gabain.

    The Evacuation of Children from Southend, Sunday 2nd June 1940 Children in Wartime - Five lithographs by Ethel Gabain.

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

    Art.IWM ART LD 264

    image: A crowd of children stand on a railway platform, waiting to be evacuated to the country.

  • Study for 'Riveters' (LD1375)

    Study for 'Riveters' (LD1375)

    (art) Made by: Spencer, Stanley

    Art.IWM ART LD 1628

    Image: a figure wearing goggles crouches down over a sheet of metal holding a rivet gun.

  • Study for 'Riveters' - Riveting a Pipe, 1940

    Study for 'Riveters' - Riveting a Pipe, 1940

    (art) Made by: Spencer, Stanley 1940-05-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 1623

    image: Squared sketch of four figures engaged in riveting a large pipe. One figure sits inside ready to receive the rivet as it is hammered through from the outside by two others. Another figure looks through the far end of the pipe at the work being...

  • My Bedroom - The Artist Uses his Suitcase as a Work Surface, in the Absence of a Table
'Internment' series

    My Bedroom - The Artist Uses his Suitcase as a Work Surface, in the Absence of a Table 'Internment' series

    (art) Made by: Uhlman, Fred 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 7532

    image: a man sits drawing with his back to the viewer, hunched over a suitcase propped up horizontally across his knees, one end supported on the end of his bed. On the window in front of him are the shapes of some flowers and a fish. Several drawings,...

  • Isle of Man, 1940 - The Window
'Internment' series

    Isle of Man, 1940 - The Window 'Internment' series

    (art) Made by: Uhlman, Fred 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 7531

    image: three internees look out of a large window that is covered with horizontal metal bars, with barbed wire also covering the exterior.

  • National Service Evacuation Scheme

    National Service Evacuation Scheme

    (posters) Made by: GAMES, ABRAM

    Art.IWM PST 2830

    whole: blue text is placed at the top with a royal crest, in gold, in the middle of it. Below is the image which fills the majority of the design and incorporates blue text. All is set against a black background, which at the bottom fades to a greyer...

  • Blitzed City with Self-Portrait

    Blitzed City with Self-Portrait

    (art) Made by: Minton, John 1941

    Art.IWM ART 16739

    image: A slender, dark-haired youth with a melancholic gaze leans against a brick pillar. He wears an open-necked shirt and a short jacket with one button fastened. His trouser belt is shown slightly unfastened. Behind him is a cityscape of bombed...

  • Wapping

    Wapping

    (art) Made by: Minton, John 1941

    Art.IWM ART 17174

    image: A slender, head and shoulder self-portrait of the youthful John Minton. He stands in a bomb damaged slum street in Wapping. In the middleground right a female figure wearing a red dress stands in the road with her back to the viewer.

  • Miss Wendy Pauline Hollyer, GM

    Miss Wendy Pauline Hollyer, GM

    (art) Made by: Schwabe, Randolph 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1473

    Image: A half-length portrait of Miss W P Hollyer, turning towards the left, wearing an ARP badge and the George Medal, the ribbon of which is depicted in colour.

  • A.R.P. Messenger

    A.R.P. Messenger

    (art) Made by: Curr, Thomas

    Art.IWM ART 15864

    image: A male ARP messenger, wearing dark ARP uniform and steel helmet and with a messenger bag over his shoulders, is shown in profile riding a bicycle. In the background is a silhouetted cityscape, the dark sky illuminated by three searchlight beams.

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