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  • carton, 'Demi Sanispoons

    carton, 'Demi Sanispoons

    (souvenirs and ephemera) Made by: MHC

    EPH 4625

    A set of disposable cardboard spoons, 'Sanispoons', manufactured in the USA and supplied for British home front use during the Second World War. The set, which comes in its original cardboard box, is incomplete (it should contain twenty-five...

  • black-out curtain fasteners

    black-out curtain fasteners

    (Equipment) Made by: Newey's

    EPH 4504

    Second World War period blackout curtain-fasteners (made by Newey's) which were intended to be screwed into the wall around the window frame. A separate pack had to be purchased with the 'other side' of the snaps to sew onto the curtain,...

  • badge, 'V For Victory' Favour

    badge, 'V For Victory' Favour

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 4635

    Second World War British Home Front 'V' for Victory Favour badge. The responsibility and origins of the 'V' for Victory campaign lay with the BBC who in July 1941, in the wake of the desperate Russian defensive operations following...

  • Camouflaging the Pipeline at the British Aluminium Company's Works at Fort William : October 1941

    Camouflaging the Pipeline at the British Aluminium Company's Works at Fort William : October 1941

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen 1941-10-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 1663

    image: a view looking down a hill, along the pipeline, towards the aluminum works with a river and mountains in the distance. A frame work has been erected above the pipeline and workers can be seen covering the framework with camouflage materials.

  • The Effects of Over-cooking and Keeping Hot

    The Effects of Over-cooking and Keeping Hot

    (posters) Made by: Lewitt-Him (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 8411

    whole: The image fills the majority of the design, with text in red and black positioned at the bottom. image: A chimney with smoke in the shape of vegetables rising into the air. text: THE EFFECTS OF OVER-COOKING AND KEEPING HOT. Vitamin value,...

  • ARP - Auxiliary Firemen Wanted

    ARP - Auxiliary Firemen Wanted

    (posters) Made by: Havinden, Ashley (Undefined) 1939

    Art.IWM PST 3467

    whole: a text-based design with the letters 'A R P' displayed in red, grey and blue, covering the whole poster. Three labels are placed at varying diagonal angles across these letters. The top label contains dark blue text set against light...

  • Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service : dressing a leg wound with penicilin

    Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service : dressing a leg wound with penicilin

    (art) Made by: Austin, Robert Sargent 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3824

    image: two QAIMNS nurses, in full uniform, lean over the leg of a male patient dressing a deep wound half way down the back of his leg with penicillin. The foremost nurse holds down the blanket on the bed, whilst the other dresses the wound with a...

  • Children in School at Gas Mask Drill

    Children in School at Gas Mask Drill

    (art) Made by: Macpherson, Alexander 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1217

    image: Interior of a school classroom with children seated at desks while wearing gas-masks

  • Monopoly

    Monopoly

    (souvenirs and ephemera) Made by: John Waddington Ltd, Leeds and London

    EPH 2217

    Boxed game (with board and accessories and instructions).

  • THE LONDON BLITZ, 1940

    THE LONDON BLITZ, 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR CENSORSHIP BUREAU LIBRARY OF PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil 1941-08-05

    HU 112275

    1940s Cecil Beaton print of bomb damage, Bloomsbury Square, London, 1940.

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