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  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM POSTER COLLECTION" (photographs)

    MH 13647

    Posters recruiting women into the war effort: “Help the RAF - Join the WAAF.”

  • THE MAKING OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR AMATEUR COLOUR FILM "BRITAIN AT WAR" BY ROSIE NEWMAN

    THE MAKING OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR AMATEUR COLOUR FILM "BRITAIN AT WAR" BY ROSIE NEWMAN

    part of "NEWMAN ROSIE" (photographs)

    HU 65933

    Rosie Newman in the cockpit of a Royal Canadian Air Force Supermarine Spitfire at RAF Digby, Lincolnshire, 1941.

  • BRITISH POLITICAL PERSONALITIES 1936-1945

    BRITISH POLITICAL PERSONALITIES 1936-1945

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    C 339

    The Neville Chamberlain War Cabinet 3 September 1939 - 10 May 1940: Sir Kingsley Wood, the Secretary of State for Air from September 1939 to April 1940, seated at his desk at the Air Ministry.

  • THE WORK OF WAR ARTISTS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE WORK OF WAR ARTISTS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: British official photographer

    TR 2772

    The painting 'Saline Bath at a Royal Air Force Hospital' by A R Thomson. This painting was exhibited at the National Gallery.

  • Ferry Pilots

    Ferry Pilots

    (art) Made by: Gabain, Ethel Leontine 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1533

    image: Two women seated in a biplane, both wearing leather flying caps and goggles. The underside of the wing fills the upper half of the composition.

  • Boston Aircraft under Repair in Maintenance Hangars

    Boston Aircraft under Repair in Maintenance Hangars

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 2317

    image: a Boston aircraft, viewed from the front, partially stripped and held in a wooden scaffold in a hangar. Two men work on the underside of each of the wings while two others work on the undercarriage. In the foreground a fifth man works at a...

  • A New Generation of Fighting New Zealanders - Join the RNZAF or the Air Training Corps

    A New Generation of Fighting New Zealanders - Join the RNZAF or the Air Training Corps

    (posters)

    Art.IWM PST 8258

    whole: the image covers the upper three-quarters, with text, in black, integrated top left. Further text, in black and red, is placed separately below against a white background. image: a half-length RNZAF airman stands right, receiving his pilot's...

  • Night Exercises in Plymouth Sound

    Night Exercises in Plymouth Sound

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2441

    image: a view looking out to sea towards an island at night, with the tip of the seafront in the foreground. Searchlight throw beams up into the night sky, highlighting dark ships and a flying boat off the coast.

  • A Mite for Right

    A Mite for Right

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 16419

    whole: the image is positioned in the upper three-quarters, held within a circular inset. A smaller image is placed in the upper right. The title is separate and located in the upper quarter, in white cursive script. The text is partially integrated and...

  • Smooth Finish - Perfect Flight

    Smooth Finish - Perfect Flight

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 14267

    whole: the image occupies the majority. The title is integrated and positioned in the lower third, in black with white shadowing. All set against a blue background. image: a depiction of a bird, with overly elongated wings, flying against stylised blue...

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