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  • Study of Glass-blowers

    Study of Glass-blowers

    (art) Made by: Peake, Mervyn 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2856 b

    image: a glass blower shown side-on, holding the metal tube to his mouth with both hands, the large glass bulb at the end glowing shades of yellow, orange and red. Behind him a three shadowy figures within the darkened factory.

  • Study of Glass-blowers

    Study of Glass-blowers

    (art) Made by: Peake, Mervyn 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2856 j

    image: a full length depiction of a glass blower at work, shown front-on. The man stands with the metal tube to his mouth, twisting the tube with both hands, the glass bulb at his feet glowing yellow and red. He stands within a reddish glow, the interior...

  • Woolwich Arsenal in 1943

    Woolwich Arsenal in 1943

    (art) Made by: Austin, Robert Sargent 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3463

    image: a view of production workers inside the munitions shed at the Woolwich Arsenal in London. They are working on a large metal component of an artillery gun.

  • An Escalator in an Underground Factory

    An Escalator in an Underground Factory

    (art) Made by: Dobson, Frank 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4142

    image: crowds of women factory workers in white overalls descend an escalator. A figure with a bicycle goes up the escalator on the other side.

  • Mary Mitchell : engraver, electrical shop, "HMS Dolphin"

    Mary Mitchell : engraver, electrical shop, "HMS Dolphin"

    (art) Made by: Dring, William 1942-09-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 2455

    image: A full length portrait of Mary Mitchell, seated at a machine at work, turned away from the viewer.

  • Miss Helen Milne : senior VAD

    Miss Helen Milne : senior VAD

    (art) Made by: Dring, William 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3221

    image: A seated half-length portrait of Miss Helen Milne in uniform.

  • The Quarry Railway

    The Quarry Railway

    (art) Made by: Sutherland, Graham 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 6171

    image: a view along a length of railway track, with steep walls either side and the entrance to a tunnel further up the line towards the top of the composition.

  • Blade Heat-treatment Cage

    Blade Heat-treatment Cage

    (art) Made by: Kestelman, Morris

    Art.IWM ART LD 3105

    image: two men stand on either side of a long cage containing a propeller, suspended from above. They are raising it with a winch. Several propellers are also visible in the background.

  • Members of a Home Guard Ack-Ack Gun Team, September 1943

    Members of a Home Guard Ack-Ack Gun Team, September 1943

    (art) Made by: Kennington, Eric Henri 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 6109

    image: two Home Guard Anti-Aircraft gunners load an anti-aircraft gun during an air raid at night.

  • Study of Glass-blowers

    Study of Glass-blowers

    (art) Made by: Peake, Mervyn 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2856 c

    In 1943, Peake was commissioned to record work at a Birmingham glass factory making cathode ray oscillation tubes. Inspired by the dramatic qualities of the glassmaking process and the faces and balletic gestures of the glassblowers, he produced two oil...

  • Study of Glass-blowers

    Study of Glass-blowers

    (art) Made by: Peake, Mervyn 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2856 e

    verso - slight head and shoulders pencil study

  • Study of Glass-blowers

    Study of Glass-blowers

    (art) Made by: Peake, Mervyn 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2856 a

    In 1943, Peake was commissioned to record work at a Birmingham glass factory making cathode ray oscillation tubes. Inspired by the dramatic qualities of the glassmaking process and the faces and balletic gestures of the glassblowers, he produced two oil...

  • Study of Glass-blowers

    Study of Glass-blowers

    (art) Made by: Peake, Mervyn 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2856 f

    verso - pencil figure study of furnace stoker verso

  • A Corner of an Aircraft Components Factory, 1941

    A Corner of an Aircraft Components Factory, 1941

    (art) Made by: Shephard, Rupert 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1617

    image: interior of a factory viewed from a slightly elevated position in which six workers, including two women, are at work at machinery.

  • Study of Glass-blowers

    Study of Glass-blowers

    (art) Made by: Peake, Mervyn 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2856 h

    verso - ink study with pencilled colour notes

  • Study of Glass-blowers

    Study of Glass-blowers

    (art) Made by: Peake, Mervyn 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2856 i

    verso - slight pencil study of two heads

  • Women in Industry : Drilling and milling, 1943

    Women in Industry : Drilling and milling, 1943

    (art) Made by: Shephard, Rupert 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2843

    image: interior of a factory with a seated female worker in the right foreground working at what appears to be a large sewing machine. In the background to the left is a line of female workers shown at work.

  • Wooden Aeroplane-construction : Building fuselages, 1942

    Wooden Aeroplane-construction : Building fuselages, 1942

    (art) Made by: Shephard, Rupert 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2462

    image: interior of a factory with male workers at work on aircraft fuselages.

  • Wooden Aeroplane-construction : Building fuselages, 1942

    Wooden Aeroplane-construction : Building fuselages, 1942

    (art) Made by: Shephard, Rupert 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2461

    image: four male workers in the interior of a factory at work on the wooden frame of an aircraft fuselage, which is supported above a wooden bench. Two of the men are sitting on this bench in the left foreground.

  • Coxswain H G Blogg, GC, BEM

    Coxswain H G Blogg, GC, BEM

    (art) Made by: Dring, William 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 1902

    image: A three-quarter length portrait of Coxswain H G Blogg wearing yellow waterproof clothing on the deck of a ship.

  • An Aircraft Components Factory : A capstain lathe worker, 1941

    An Aircraft Components Factory : A capstain lathe worker, 1941

    (art) Made by: Shephard, Rupert

    Art.IWM ART LD 1615

    image: interior of a factory with a male capstain lathe worker at work at the machine with his back to the viewer. Other workers are visible in the background.

  • An Aircraft Components Factory : The Night Shift, 1941

    An Aircraft Components Factory : The Night Shift, 1941

    (art) Made by: Shephard, Rupert 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1614

    image: interior of a factory with two women and a man at work at machinery

  • Women in Industry : A girl tending an automatic machine, 1943

    Women in Industry : A girl tending an automatic machine, 1943

    (art) Made by: Shephard, Rupert 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2840

    image: a young woman tending an automatic machine within the interior of a factory.

  • Study of Glass-blowers

    Study of Glass-blowers

    (art) Made by: Peake, Mervyn 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2856 g

    In 1943, Peake was commissioned to record work at a Birmingham glass factory making cathode ray oscillation tubes. Inspired by the dramatic qualities of the glassmaking process and the faces and balletic gestures of the glassblowers, he produced two oil...

  • Women in Industry : A girl feeding an automatic machine, 1943

    Women in Industry : A girl feeding an automatic machine, 1943

    (art) Made by: Shephard, Rupert 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2839

    image: a young woman seated by a piece of machinery at which she is working, within the interior of a factory.

  • Machines in an Underground Factory

    Machines in an Underground Factory

    (art) Made by: Dobson, Frank 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4096

    image: the interior of a room of a factory situated in the London underground system. Machinery is placed on either side of the room, particularly prominent in the right foreground. Three women are working at machinery, with their backs to the viewer in...

  • Wooden Aeroplane-construction Shops, 1942

    Wooden Aeroplane-construction Shops, 1942

    (art) Made by: Shephard, Rupert 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2463

    image: the busy interior of a factory with male workers at work on aircraft. There appears to be a fuselage in the centre and a wing section with an RAF roundel in the background.

  • The Spotter

    The Spotter

    (art) Made by: Musman, E B 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2613

    image: a night scene during an air raid. In the foreground there is a tower where a helmeted gunner is sitting, manning an anti-aircraft pom-pom gun. To the right of the tower are two figures, one standing and one sitting, both of whom are wearing...

  • An Aircraft Components Factory ; Men and women tending machines, 1941

    An Aircraft Components Factory ; Men and women tending machines, 1941

    (art) Made by: Shephard, Rupert 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1616

    image: interior of a factory with three women working at machines with their backs to the viewer.

  • Study of Glass-blowers

    Study of Glass-blowers

    (art) Made by: Peake, Mervyn 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 2856 d

    In 1943, Peake was commissioned to record work at a Birmingham glass factory making cathode ray oscillation tubes. Inspired by the dramatic qualities of the glassmaking process and the faces and balletic gestures of the glassblowers, he produced two oil...