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  • The Control-room at South West Regional Headquarters, Bristol

    The Control-room at South West Regional Headquarters, Bristol

    (art) Made by: Piper, John 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 169

    image: a room lit by electric light. On the right hand wall is an abstract map, with areas marked with numbers and letters. On the adjacent wall are more symbols, another smaller map and a clock. In the foreground are tables with a glass and carafe.

  • The Passage to the Control-room at South West Regional Headquarters, Bristol

    The Passage to the Control-room at South West Regional Headquarters, Bristol

    (art) Made by: Piper, John 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 170

    image: A corridor lit by electric light, with numbers and symbols marking the walls and floor.

  • Building Mosquitoes

    Building Mosquitoes

    (art) Made by: Armstrong, John 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3359

    image: Four munitions workers, three of whom appear to be female, are at work inside the shell of a Mosquito aircraft, which stands in pieces supported by a wooden scaffold. The factory scene is lit from above by suspended lamps and there are other...

  • A Searchlight Battery

    A Searchlight Battery

    (art) Made by: Richards, Albert 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 3284

    image: a searchlight on a small paved area of a promenade, next to a lighthouse. The area is surrounded by barbed wire and also contains a small, manned anti-aircraft gun emplacement. There are several men in uniform in the battery, including one asleep...

  • A Parachute Factory

    A Parachute Factory

    (art) Made by: Charlton, Evan 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2908

    image: a view looking down on a the factory floor of a parachute factory, showing a row of women at sewing machines surrounded by swathes of white parachute silk. One parachute is being laid out on a long table by two women on the right, while several...

  • An Afternoon Show by an ENSA Company in a NAAFI canteen hut

    An Afternoon Show by an ENSA Company in a NAAFI canteen hut

    (art) Made by: Graves, Frank 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1690

    image: Composite view of the audience (mostly RAF personnel), stage and back-stage during an ENSA show in a NAAFI canteen. An aircraft can be seen through the window back-stage to the right of the composition, where the actors are changing into costume.

  • 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...

  • The Haberdashers' Hall, 8th May 1945

    The Haberdashers' Hall, 8th May 1945

    (art) Made by: Hodgkin, C Eliot 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5311

    image: The bomb-damaged remains of the Haberdashers' Hall in the City of London. In the foreground are pieces of rubble but also flowers and plants growing through the debris, showing that the damage has not been caused recently. The spire of a...

  • 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...

  • Building Submarines

    Building Submarines

    (art) Made by: Cundall, Charles Ernest 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 749

    image: parts of a hull of a submarine stand under construction in a large scaffold, dwarfing nearby workers.

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