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  • WAAF Mechanics

    WAAF Mechanics

    (art) Made by: Cundall, Charles Ernest 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3913

    image: WAAFs working on two aircraft

  • Shipbuilding on the Clyde: Riveters

    Shipbuilding on the Clyde: Riveters

    (art) Made by: Spencer, Stanley 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1375

    image: From left to right; two men apply anti-corrosion paint to two completed crow's nests and a gang of six men fit temporary bolts to the steel masts and line up the rivet holes while the 'heater boy' above them prepares a brazier and...

  • embroidery, decorative, civilian, British

    embroidery, decorative, civilian, British

    (souvenirs and ephemera) Made by: White, Sarah

    EPH 47

    An embroidered sampler (in canvas and wool) made by the British civilian Sara Chorley (née White) whilst a child living in Odiham, Hampshire (England) during the Second World War. The sampler (L 28.5cm x W 22.5cm) is made of thin strands of wool, due to...

  • Shipbuilding on the Clyde: The Riggers

    Shipbuilding on the Clyde: The Riggers

    (art) Made by: Spencer, Stanley

    Art.IWM ART LD 4284

    image: A representation of a rigging loft, which was where all the ropes and canvases used in shipbuilding were prepared. From left to right; men and women working on (rolling, hand stitching and machine stitching) large tarpaulins; a group of men...

  • Shipbuilding on the Clyde: Plumbers

    Shipbuilding on the Clyde: Plumbers

    (art) Made by: Spencer, Stanley

    Art.IWM ART LD 5000

    image: Representation of plumbers at work providing the pipe work for all the drainage, water supply and sanitation on board ship. From left to right; man painting pipes with anti-corrosion paint; man measuring ready made pipes; three men carrying pipes...

  • Shipbuilding on the Clyde: Burners

    Shipbuilding on the Clyde: Burners

    (art) Made by: Spencer, Stanley 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 432-4

    image: Workers, wearing round goggles and sitting or lying in various positions, use oxy-acetylene equipment. A pair of cylinders, one oxygen, the other acetylene, can be seen in the top left. Many of the burners were young men from the age of 16 to 20...

  • Servicing a Liberator Aircraft

    Servicing a Liberator Aircraft

    (art) Made by: Cundall, Charles Ernest 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2485

    image: Interior of a hangar with ground crew working on a Liberator aircraft

  • Sheerness, 1940

    Sheerness, 1940

    (art) Made by: Cundall, Charles Ernest 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 745

    image: View over the Thames estuary at Sheerness showing shipping and a balloon curtain with factories in the foreground

  • Shipbuilding on the Clyde: The Template

    Shipbuilding on the Clyde: The Template

    (art) Made by: Spencer, Stanley 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2000

    image: From left to right; side view of the bottom of an unfinished ship shored up with wooden shoring and showing the overlapping curved steel plates and the ribs of a double bottom; three men carrying a wooden template; a mother and child and a man;...

  • Corporal J. D. M. Pearson, GC, WAAF

    Corporal J. D. M. Pearson, GC, WAAF

    (art) Made by: Knight, Laura 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 626

    image: A portrait of Pearson on duty, looking up at the sky and holding a respirator.

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