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  • Bomb Disposal : Listening for ticking

    Bomb Disposal : Listening for ticking

    (art) Made by: Uptton, Clive 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2276

    image: An officer of the Royal Engineers kneels over a large unexploded bomb, using stethoscope equipment to detect if the bomb is active.

  • Lime Quarry Trucks

    Lime Quarry Trucks

    (art) Made by: Sutherland, Graham 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 6162

    image: three quarry trucks, the foremost two filled with limestone, on tracks in front of a quarry face to the left.

  • At the Coal Face. A Miner Pushing a Tub

    At the Coal Face. A Miner Pushing a Tub

    (art) Made by: Moore, Henry 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2240

    image: the interior of a mine-shaft with miners working a face in the background. A miner pushes a coal tub on a track through a forest of wooden props, bent double and with a Davy lamp hanging from his waist.

  • The Café
'Internment' series

    The Café 'Internment' series

    (art) Made by: Uhlman, Fred 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 7541

    image: the interior of the café of Hutchinson internment camp, near Douglas on the Isle of Man. Nine male German internees sit around a long table, four of the men wearing glasses. Washing hangs along two clothes lines above them.

  • Demolition : Sorting and chipping bricks

    Demolition : Sorting and chipping bricks

    (art) Made by: Gabain, Ethel Leontine 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1530

    image: A group of women wearing overalls and head scarves clear and clean bricks from a bomb damaged building.

  • Tapping

    Tapping

    (art) Made by: Gabain, Ethel Leontine (Undefined)

    Art.IWM ART LD 5569

    image: A side-on view of a female munitions worker sitting at a machine making 2-pounder pom-pom gun shell cases. In the bottom right is a depiction of a pom-pom gun mounted onboard a ship manned by three sailors, who are looking skywards.

  • 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.

  • Shelter Experiments, near Woburn, Bedfordshire

    Shelter Experiments, near Woburn, Bedfordshire

    (art) Made by: Piper, John

    Art.IWM ART LD 3860

    image: a view across a depopulated rural landscape where bomb shelter experiments have been conducted. Two domed igloo- like concrete structures stand in the foreground, one largely intact, the other largely destroyed. Further back is a shattered brick...

  • Shelter Experiments, near Woburn, Bedfordshire

    Shelter Experiments, near Woburn, Bedfordshire

    (art) Made by: Piper, John 1943-04-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 3859

    image: a number of small experimental concrete air raid shelters arranged in a circle in flat countryside. A large shell hole filled with water is visible in the foreground, while a low sun hovers above in a heavy, grey sky, characteristic of Piper. A...

  • 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...

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