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  • 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.

  • Study of Glass-blowers

    Study of Glass-blowers

    (art) Made by: Peake, Mervyn 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2856 j

    image: a full length depiction of a glass blower at work, shown front-on. The man stands with the metal tube to his mouth, twisting the tube with both hands, the glass bulb at his feet glowing yellow and red. He stands within a reddish glow, the interior...

  • Sitting Out at a Dance at the Seamen's Institute

    Sitting Out at a Dance at the Seamen's Institute

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1224

    image: Two men sit facing the viewer. To the left are a group of women seen in profile. To the left of this group is a man leaning against the bar, smoking.

  • The Warehouse Shelter in Commercial Road, East End

    The Warehouse Shelter in Commercial Road, East End

    (art) Made by: Topolski, Feliks

    Art.IWM ART LD 676

    image: A large, cavernous warehouse interior. A stream of light falls onto the floor in the centre of the space from a hole in the roof, and several characters appear to be dancing in the spotlight. There are a group of figures lying on the floor and...

  • Plane Crash in Sussex, Summer 1940

    Plane Crash in Sussex, Summer 1940

    (art) Made by: Moore, Henry 1940

    Art.IWM ART 16112

    image: a composition of eight small boxed sketches of a crashed plane surrounded by figures. The sketches are arranged on a larger page giving different angles on the event. The background page is washed with pink and grey; two sketches on the right of...

  • Corvettes and Minelaying Trawlers being built at Aberdeen

    Corvettes and Minelaying Trawlers being built at Aberdeen

    (art) Made by: Perkins, Christopher

    Art.IWM ART LD 1600

    image: a shipbuilding yard with a view along a row of ships' hulls suspended in construction in a wooden scaffold. Workers carrying wood and cable walk across the foreground of the image.

  • A Music Hall in Plymouth

    A Music Hall in Plymouth

    (art) Made by: Topolski, Feliks 1940-11-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 723

    image: an audience in a music hall, viewed from behind the stalls. In the foreground there are some sailors and girls standing, watching the show with their backs to the artist. A large man and two girls holding Union Jacks are visible on the illuminated...

  • Building a Caisson for Mulberry Harbour

    Building a Caisson for Mulberry Harbour

    (art) Made by: Bone, Muirhead 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4333

    image: View of one of the huge caissons used to construct Mulberry Harbour, D-Day, under construction, covered with scaffolding. Quayside cranes can be seen upper background

  • ATS Quarters

    ATS Quarters

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1639

    image: A camp of Nissen huts contained within small brick enclosures. ATS workers use the roped pathway which connects the huts, going about their daily business. In the background is dense woodland.

  • A Machine for Spraying Scarred Ground for Camouflage

    A Machine for Spraying Scarred Ground for Camouflage

    (art) Made by: La Dell, Edwin

    Art.IWM ART LD 3019

    image: A man drives a tractor, which has a piece of machinery attached to the back. The machinery has three taps that pour dark paint onto the ground, thus providing aerial camouflage. A factory is visible in the background.

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