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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • An Emergency Bridge over the River Thames at Hungerford

    An Emergency Bridge over the River Thames at Hungerford

    (art) Made by: Macdonald, Frances 1945-05-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 5167

    image: a view from the south bank of the Thames, towards a temporary bridge erected over the river.

  • A Large Fire near the Thames, October 1940

    A Large Fire near the Thames, October 1940

    (art) Made by: Uden, Ernest Boye 1940-10-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 1358

    image: a fire crew rush to the quay side with a water cannon to attend to a fire. The smoke is billowing from around the corner. In the background there are warehouses and cranes, all bathed in a red glow.

  • 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.

  • 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-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...