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  • 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...

  • A Gas Main on Fire in Chelsea

    A Gas Main on Fire in Chelsea

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 632

    image: A street scene with colonnaded shops in Paulton Square. The buildings are bomb damaged. Low flames are burning in the street. Warders and on-lookers watch the blaze. Some men are digging a hole in the road.

  • Southwark Tunnel

    Southwark Tunnel

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 631

    image: Scene inside the Southwark foot tunnel under the Thames, showing women and many children using it as an air-raid shelter

  • Camouflaged Figures Appearing from a Wood

    Camouflaged Figures Appearing from a Wood

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving

    Art.IWM ART LD 1283

    image: A group of five soldiers wearing camouflage appear out from a wood by climbing over a fence. One figure is crawling under the fence.

  • St Stephen's Walbrook, London, EC4

    St Stephen's Walbrook, London, EC4

    (art) Made by: Strang, Ian 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5306

    image: a view across a deserted, cleared bomb site towards St Stephen's Walbrook. In the foreground are the foundations and reamins of a bombed building.

  • An ARP Control Room in Southwark

    An ARP Control Room in Southwark

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 630

    image: An ARP Control Room supported with heavy columns. A woman sits at a desk in the centre with papers piled up on it. Other women sit at phone booths taking and awaiting phone calls.

  • 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...

  • Sentries in a Guard Room

    Sentries in a Guard Room

    (art) Made by: Scanlan, Robert 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1662

    image: A uniformed British soldier sits on a bench drawn up to a fireplace warming his hands over the coals. Another soldier sits further away, on the other end of the bench, facing in the opposite direction. He sit cross-legged and is reading a letter...

  • Sign-posts, 1940

    Sign-posts, 1940

    (art) Made by: Seago, Edward Brian 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 3134

    image: A pile of sign posts stacked up haphazardly in front of a shed in a rural setting. The pile is surrounded by neat stacks of planks and piping.

  • The Church Of St Anne and St Agnes : Gresham Street, EC2 1941

    The Church Of St Anne and St Agnes : Gresham Street, EC2 1941

    (art) Made by: Flanders, Dennis 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1233

    image: A view inside the bombed church. Most of the roof has fallen in, leaving only a few charred beams in place. The floor, pews and pulpit of the church are covered in charred timber and the remains of the roof.

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