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  • playing cards, British, ('The New Bond Fabric Finish Playing Cards, Rufford All British').

    playing cards, British, ('The New Bond Fabric Finish Playing Cards, Rufford All British').

    (souvenirs and ephemera) Made by: Universal Playing Card Co Ltd, Leeds and London

    EPH 2216

    Pack of playing cards, Second World War period, made by the Universal Playing Card Company Limited (Leeds and London). The box bears the image of Field Marshal B L Montgomery. Note that Montgomery was made a Field Marshal in September 1944.

  • dog's gas mask

    dog's gas mask

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 2907

    gas mask, with cotton drill carrying bag and leaflet.

  • Lime Quarry Trucks

    Lime Quarry Trucks

    (art) Made by: Sutherland, Graham 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 6162

    image: three quarry trucks, the foremost two filled with limestone, on tracks in front of a quarry face to the left.

  • At the Coal Face. A Miner Pushing a Tub

    At the Coal Face. A Miner Pushing a Tub

    (art) Made by: Moore, Henry 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2240

    image: the interior of a mine-shaft with miners working a face in the background. A miner pushes a coal tub on a track through a forest of wooden props, bent double and with a Davy lamp hanging from his waist.

  • Coughs and Sneezes Spread Diseases

    Coughs and Sneezes Spread Diseases

    (posters) Made by: Ministry of Health (publisher/sponsor)

    Art.IWM PST 14158

    whole: the image is positioned in the centre. The title and text are separate and placed in the upper quarter and lower quarter, in black and in orange. Further text is separate and placed along the bottom edge, in black, set against an orange background...

  • The Café
'Internment' series

    The Café 'Internment' series

    (art) Made by: Uhlman, Fred 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 7541

    image: the interior of the café of Hutchinson internment camp, near Douglas on the Isle of Man. Nine male German internees sit around a long table, four of the men wearing glasses. Washing hangs along two clothes lines above them.

  • Aaaa....Tishoo - Coughs and Sneezes Spread Diseases

    Aaaa....Tishoo - Coughs and Sneezes Spread Diseases

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 14135

    whole: the image is positioned in the upper two-thirds. The title is integrated and placed in the upper half, in black. The text is separate and placed in the lower half, in white and in black. All set against a blue background. image: a handkerchief,...

  • Join the Wrens - and Free a Man for the Fleet

    Join the Wrens - and Free a Man for the Fleet

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 8286

    whole: the image occupies the majority. The title is integrated and located in the lower half, in white and in grey. The text is partially integrated and placed along the top edge, in blue, and in the lower quarter, in brown. All set against a white...

  • Ferry Pilots

    Ferry Pilots

    (art) Made by: Gabain, Ethel Leontine 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1533

    image: Two women seated in a biplane, both wearing leather flying caps and goggles. The underside of the wing fills the upper half of the composition.

  • 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...

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