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  • A Town Destroyed, Poplar

    A Town Destroyed, Poplar

    (art) Made by: Minton, John

    Art.IWM ART 15910

    image: A view from an elevated position across the bomb damaged buildings of Poplar in East London. In the foreground is a tall roofless, shattered building that demonstrates the effects of aerial bombing. Further heavily damaged buildings are visible on...

  • Looking Down on a Bombed Building by the Thames, Poplar 1941
verso: A Bombed Street

    Looking Down on a Bombed Building by the Thames, Poplar 1941 verso: A Bombed Street

    (art) Made by: Minton, John 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 7513

    image: A view down into a heavily bomb damaged building in Poplar, East London. The building has been reduced to a shell, with only the external walls remaining. The roof and the floors on the different storeys of the building have been destroyed. The...

  • A Tank Trap, 1943

    A Tank Trap, 1943

    (art) Made by: Lines, Vincent 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2685

    image: a view down the length of a large water-filled ditch, bordered by barbed wire in the foreground and on the left. This ditch is a tank-trap, designed to halt a tank advance in the English countryside in the event of a German invasion. Trees line...

  • An Observation Post: Flying Bomb Raid, 1944

    An Observation Post: Flying Bomb Raid, 1944

    (art) Made by: Haines, Wilfred Stanley 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4720

    image: four searchlights meet in the sky above a bridge and a silhouetted city. The sky is filled with smoke and the glow of explosions and flying bombs. Foreground right two figures can be seen manning an observation post.

  • 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...

  • 'The Bells Go Down', 1942

    'The Bells Go Down', 1942

    (art) Made by: Piper, John 1942

    Art.IWM ART 16488

    image: a street of classical facades with a section blown out in the centre. Through this gap there is a view to St Paul's Cathedral over an area of blitzed buildings. Above St Paul's the words 'THE BELLS GO DOWN' are superimposed...

  • 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...

  • Bomb Devastation: Haberdashers' Aske's School, Acton

    Bomb Devastation: Haberdashers' Aske's School, Acton

    (art) Made by: Wilson, Anne F 1940-10-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 1835

    image: the bomb-damaged remains of Haberdashers' Aske's School, the rubble and debris covered in snow.

  • Road Transport in the Blitz

    Road Transport in the Blitz

    (art) Made by: Shephard, Rupert 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5449

    image: A night scene during an air raid. A loaded lorry drives along a road towards the viewer. Two other loaded lorries have pulled off the main road near some buildings. The sky above is illuminated by the beams of searchlights.

  • Spot at Sight Chart Number Two - Enemy Uniforms

    Spot at Sight Chart Number Two - Enemy Uniforms

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 13832

    whole: the two images occupy the majority. The title is separate and positioned in the upper fifth, in red and in black. The text is separate and placed in the lower fifth, in red held within black insets. All set against a white background and held...

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