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  • War-time traffic on the river Thames: Fire Services, Hungerford Bridge

    War-time traffic on the river Thames: Fire Services, Hungerford Bridge

    (art) Made by: Platt, John Edgar 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2641

    image: a fireboat moored at the foot of a platform beneath Hungerford Bridge. A speed boat has just arrived next to it. Big Ben can bee seen, surrounded by searchlights, in the distance.

  • Blitzed City with Self-Portrait

    Blitzed City with Self-Portrait

    (art) Made by: Minton, John 1941

    Art.IWM ART 16739

    image: A slender, dark-haired youth with a melancholic gaze leans against a brick pillar. He wears an open-necked shirt and a short jacket with one button fastened. His trouser belt is shown slightly unfastened. Behind him is a cityscape of bombed...

  • War-time traffic on the river Thames: War-supplies at Paul's Wharf

    War-time traffic on the river Thames: War-supplies at Paul's Wharf

    (art) Made by: Platt, John Edgar 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2640

    image: a view across the Thames. Several barges, tugs and gunboats sail up and down the river. The dome of St Paul's is visible between the two warehouses on the far bank.

  • The Thames Embankment

    The Thames Embankment

    (art) Made by: Mozley, Charles 1940

    Art.IWM ART 16235

    image: A view along Embankment and the north bank of the Thames towards the Houses of Parliament in London, from an elevated position. Hungerford Bridge is in the foreground, with Westminster Bridge in the background.

  • A Parachute Bomb

    A Parachute Bomb

    (art) Made by: Wright, W Matvyn 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1355

    image: a night time view across the Thames, showing the dark silhouettes of shipping and equipment against the glowing red sky opposite. Just above the buildings on the other side of the river there is a parachute bomb descending, about to explode.

  • War-time Traffic on the River Thames

    War-time Traffic on the River Thames

    (art) Made by: Platt, John Edgar 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4958

    image: Looking down upon the river from the South side, to the ruined shells of buildings on the opposite bank. There is a view through to St Paul's in the distance, seen through a gap where the brickwork has fallen in. The river is busy with a...