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(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944
part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer
A view of an area of Silvertown showing a sunny, but deserted street, with a large gap amongst the houses on the right hand side, the result of a bomb during the Blitz. Several dogs can just be seen in the road. In the bottom right hand corner of the...
(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...
part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Horton W. G. (Major)
The Prime Minister Winston Churchill and his wife, Clementine, sit on board a naval auxiliary patrol vessel as it travels down the Thames towards docks in east London on 25 September 1940.
(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...