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  • Air Vice-Marshal R Graham, CB, CBE, DSO, DSC, DFC

    Air Vice-Marshal R Graham, CB, CBE, DSO, DSC, DFC

    (art) Made by: Dugdale, Thomas Cantrell

    Art.IWM ART LD 5574

    image: A half length portrait of Graham in full uniform, seated and looking straight ahead.

  • Air Vice-Marshal N H Bottomley, CB, CIE, DSO, AFC

    Air Vice-Marshal N H Bottomley, CB, CIE, DSO, AFC

    (art) Made by: Dugdale, Thomas Cantrell 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1650

    image: A half-length portrait of Bottomley wearing uniform and holding a white handkerchief or a pair of white gloves in his hands.

  • 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.

  • WRNS Ratings Drill and Inspection in the Courtyard of Queen Anne's House, Greenwich

    WRNS Ratings Drill and Inspection in the Courtyard of Queen Anne's House, Greenwich

    (art) Made by: Gledstanes, Elsie 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 6087

    image: WRNS personnel marching on parade within the courtyard of Queen's House in Greenwich. The WRNS ratings march in single file around the edge of the rectangular courtyard, with two officers standing in the right foreground inspecting them. They...

  • An MT Type: Portrait of a WRNS Driver

    An MT Type: Portrait of a WRNS Driver

    (art) Made by: Burns, Kitty 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 7234

    image: A woman in WRNS uniform sits in a canvas-backed chair. She rests one leg on a chair to the left and has her trousers gathered up casually revealing her ankles. She holds a cigarette in her left hand, and just below there is a mug balancing on the...

  • WRNS Working in the Galley

    WRNS Working in the Galley

    (art) Made by: Austin, Robert Sargent 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2389

    image: two women of the Women's Royal Naval Service at work in a galley, the foremost one rolling pastry with a rolling pin on a table against the wall to the left. To her left is a baking tray with a large sausage roll inside it. The women work...

  • WRNS Switchboard Operators

    WRNS Switchboard Operators

    (art) Made by: Austin, Robert Sargent 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2383

    image: two women of the Women's Royal Naval Service at work at a switchboard shown side on. Two cups on saucers and some knitting are placed on the table in the foreground.

  • WRNS Making Soup in the Galley

    WRNS Making Soup in the Galley

    (art) Made by: Austin, Robert Sargent 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2394

    image: two Wrens making soup in large cylindrical cooking vats with a few pots on the floor next to them. The foremost Wren has a bandage around her right hand.

  • Courtyard, Queen Anne's House, Greenwich

    Courtyard, Queen Anne's House, Greenwich

    (art) Made by: Gledstanes, Elsie 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 6088

    image: A few WRNS personnel, nurses and orderlies stand and walk within the rectangular courtyard of Queen's House in Greenwich. They are surrounded on all sides by the grand architecture of the building.

  • A Camouflaged Sniper watching his Target, Llanberis, North Wales

    A Camouflaged Sniper watching his Target, Llanberis, North Wales

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3422

    image: a head and shoulders depiction of a British infantry sniper in training in Wales. The sniper is shown wearing camouflaged kit and black face paint, aiming his rifle at a distant target.

  • The Rt Hon Ernest Brown : Minister of Labour and National Service, 1939-40

    The Rt Hon Ernest Brown : Minister of Labour and National Service, 1939-40

    (art) Made by: Roberts, William

    Art.IWM ART LD 153

    image: head and shoulder portrait of the Right Honourable Ernest Brown MP, wearing a suit.

  • The Village of Sorvagur, Faroe Islands

    The Village of Sorvagur, Faroe Islands

    (art) Made by: Harcourt, H L 1943

    Art.IWM ART 16618

    image: A view along a village street with small cottages lining the right-hand side of the road and a pathway cutting diagonally across from the right to left.

  • Donald Coleman Bailey : designer of the Bailey Bridge

    Donald Coleman Bailey : designer of the Bailey Bridge

    (art) Made by: Macdonald, Frances 1944-09-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 4534

    image: a three-quarter length portrait of Donald Coleman Bailey sitting with his legs crossed and smoking a pipe. He is sitting in front of a decorative backdrop showing a map of the United Kingdom merging with an image of tanks crossing a Bailey Bridge.

  • Drying Clothes and Bedding

    Drying Clothes and Bedding

    (art) Made by: Payne, Edward Raymond 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1843

    War Artists Advisory Committee purchase

  • A Camp Among the Trees. Ablution benches

    A Camp Among the Trees. Ablution benches

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 656

    image: Four men, stripped to the waist are washing at an outdoor sink. One man has his back to the viewer. The man nearest us is drying his face with a towel, another is shaving himself.

  • Royal Herbert Hospital, Woolwich: Basement Ward

    Royal Herbert Hospital, Woolwich: Basement Ward

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving

    Art.IWM ART LD 1547

    image: A basement ward with three bed-ridden patients. To the right of the image is a large arm chair. To the left are two nurses leaning over a table.

  • At a Divisional HQ

    At a Divisional HQ

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 652

    image: Two officers examine a large flat map leaning against the wall. One crouches on the floor looking closely at it. The other stands behind him. There are some other maps lying around them on the floor and on an arm chair.

  • A Soldier Tying On His Respirator

    A Soldier Tying On His Respirator

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 650

    image: A soldier stands outside a tent attaching the straps of his respirator. Inside the tent another soldier is crouching down, tying his shoe lace. In the background there is a row of soldiers standing in front of a group of tents in a clearing.

  • Cookhouse Fatigue at Dinner

    Cookhouse Fatigue at Dinner

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 341

    image: A view inside a tent. Two men are sitting, facing us at a table. One is eating. Another man, wearing a vest, sits with his back to the viewer. Behind the figures there is an open tent flag through which a camp can be seen.

  • A Station in War-time

    A Station in War-time

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 346

    image: A view along the platform of a railway station with an arched roof. There is a train at the platform and civilians and soldiers are milling around with luggage. A young child is being lifted up to the train window to say goodbye to a soldier.

  • The Barmaid at the Red Lion

    The Barmaid at the Red Lion

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 331

    image: The interior of a public house with a large woman dressed in black standing behind the bar, talking to a man in uniform with his back to the viewer. Another man stands further along the bar, looking on. Another woman stands in the background.

  • West Country Manoeuvres: Infantry Halted in a Village

    West Country Manoeuvres: Infantry Halted in a Village

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1489

    image:Some troops have stopped outside a house where there are two women sitting in the window. In the background is a village scene.

  • Rifle Drill

    Rifle Drill

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 343

    image:A tented encapment. In the foreground there is a soldier in a vest and braces standing outside a tent, with three buckets on the floor. Inside the tent there is a man writing at a desk. In the background is a group of soldiers at drill.

  • Sitting Out at a Dance at the Seamen's Institute

    Sitting Out at a Dance at the Seamen's Institute

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1224

    image: Two men sit facing the viewer. To the left are a group of women seen in profile. To the left of this group is a man leaning against the bar, smoking.

  • Sunday Afternoon at Dartford Camp in the Early Days of the War

    Sunday Afternoon at Dartford Camp in the Early Days of the War

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 1548

    image: A fenced off clearing in a park with sandbags piled up around the area. In the foreground there is a sentry with a rifle. Soldiers stand at the fence talking to civilians. Next to them is a pram. Inside the fence a soldier stretched out on the...

  • Salisbury Plain 1942

    Salisbury Plain 1942

    (art) Made by: Spender, Humphrey 1942

    Art.IWM ART 15861

    image: A view of Salisbury Plain, showing its use as an area for military activities during wartime. In the foreground is a paved single track pathway lined with barbed wire and with small metal spikes across the road, demonstrating the existence of anti...

  • Nurse Savage, VAD : Colchester Military Hospital

    Nurse Savage, VAD : Colchester Military Hospital

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3050

    image: A head and shoulder portrait of a nurse, facing slightly to the right. Behind her is a large armchair.

  • Jumping Tower for the Training of Polish Parachute Troops at Largo, Fife

    Jumping Tower for the Training of Polish Parachute Troops at Largo, Fife

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3147

    image: A training tower for parachutists with a figure hanging from a parachute attached to the upper crane

  • Company Sergeant-Major Trott : 36 Tank Brigade Signals, Home Forces

    Company Sergeant-Major Trott : 36 Tank Brigade Signals, Home Forces

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3046

    image: A head and shoulder portrait of Company Sergeant-Major Trott, in uniform. He is facing the viewer squarely, but seems to be looking slightly to the right. Behind him there is a labled filing cabinet and a doorway to the right.

  • Sergeant W Venes : Hyderabad Barracks, Colchester

    Sergeant W Venes : Hyderabad Barracks, Colchester

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3044

    image: A portrait of the Sergeant lying in a hospital bed wearing pyjamas. Next to the bed is a bedside cabinet with an enamel mug and a greetings card.

  • Sergeant S Buckland : AA Coy, Welsh Guards

    Sergeant S Buckland : AA Coy, Welsh Guards

    (art) Made by: Bawden, Edward 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3049

    image: A head and shoulder portrait of Sergeant S Buckland in uniform. Behind him is a dormitory with wooden walls.

  • Ruth Earley Practices on Setting - ENSA Production, Garrison Theatre Stage, 1942

    Ruth Earley Practices on Setting - ENSA Production, Garrison Theatre Stage, 1942

    (art) Made by: Graves, Frank 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 7198

    image: A woman with her back to the artist practises playing the piano on a stage amongst parts of the set.

  • American Soldiers Prepare Nissen Hut Stage Prior to ENSA Show, 1943

    American Soldiers Prepare Nissen Hut Stage Prior to ENSA Show, 1943

    (art) Made by: Graves, Frank 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 7199

    image: American soldiers and men in civilian clothing move items and curtains on stage in preparation for an ENSA theatrical performance. The stage is set within the curved corrugated roof of a Nissen hut.

  • A Military Show for Factory Workers : the Crowd Arriving

    A Military Show for Factory Workers : the Crowd Arriving

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1608

    image: In the foreground are there is a woman struggling against the wind, her hat blowing off to the right. Behind her there are two soldiers having difficulty errecting a tent from which a Red Cross flag is flying. On the left had side there are...

  • Arrival of American Troops in Northern Ireland, January 1942: Troops Marching to the Station

    Arrival of American Troops in Northern Ireland, January 1942: Troops Marching to the Station

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 1820

    image: A line of troops march through some dockyard buildings while being watched by some dock workers to their left. Behind the workers there is a gun mounted on a truck which is manned by two soldiers. On the other side of the picture there are some...

  • Royal Herbert Hospital, Woolwich: A Basement Ward

    Royal Herbert Hospital, Woolwich: A Basement Ward

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1549

    image: A view down a ward. All the beds are full. About half way down the ward two nurses are tending to a patient. In the foreground a nurse walks away from the viewer holding some laundry while another is arranging a medicine trolley.

  • Unarmed Combat

    Unarmed Combat

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1606

    image: Three pairs of uniformed men are seen demonstrating unarmed combat to a crowd who are cordonned off in the upper left corner.

  • Arrival of American Troops in Northern Ireland, January 1942: The March from the Docks

    Arrival of American Troops in Northern Ireland, January 1942: The March from the Docks

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 1819

    image: A line of troops march through some dockyard buildings while being watched by some dock workers to their left. Behind the workers there is a gun mounted on a truck which is manned by two soldiers. On the other side of the picture there are some...

  • The Lounge at a Country Hotel

    The Lounge at a Country Hotel

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 333

    image: A scene in a hotel lounge. Two officers sit on a sofa, turning around to talk to a woman who is leaning through a serving hatch. In the background, through a curtained arch there are two women sitting at a table.

  • Evening by the River, Salisbury

    Evening by the River, Salisbury

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 340

    image: Two young boys are fishing at the edge of the river. There are soldiers and civilians walking by. A soldier sits on a bench with his arm around a dark-haired girl.

  • The Guard Room

    The Guard Room

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 653

    image: two British soldiers sit at a table in a dimly-lit guard room. One is writing, while the other leans against the wall reading. On the right a third soldier lies on a bunk asleep.

  • West Country Manoeuvres: The Camp Fatigue

    West Country Manoeuvres: The Camp Fatigue

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1490

    image: In the foreground there is a soldier collecting litter with a spike. Behind him there are two other men cleaning the floor. In the background the head and shoulders of a man washing himself are visible from behind a curtain. To the right of the...

  • West Country Manoeuvres: The Colonel Explains The Situation To A Party Of War Correspondents

    West Country Manoeuvres: The Colonel Explains The Situation To A Party Of War Correspondents

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1496

    image: A country lane in which a group of soldiers stand huddled around a map. In the background some soldiers are marching down the road towards the viewer.

  • Royal Herbert Hospital, Woolwich: The Sister

    Royal Herbert Hospital, Woolwich: The Sister

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1545

    image: A view down a hospital ward. The sister is in the foreground looking out from behind a screen. Further down the ward a nurse is talking to a man in uniform.

  • The Captain of the ATS

    The Captain of the ATS

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 342

    image: A woman captain is seated in a window, smoking a cigarette and reading a letter. Another officer looks over her shoulder. A padre listens from an armchair.

  • Australians in the Grounds of Salisbury Cathedral

    Australians in the Grounds of Salisbury Cathedral

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 338

    image: Three Australian uniformed soldiers relax under a tree. In the background there are some figures walking towards the cathedral in the left of the frame.

  • Staff Officers

    Staff Officers

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 651

    image: Two officers in an office with a map pinned on the wall behind them. One sits back in his chair with his back to the viewer, holding a chart. The other sits on the table, facing him and the viewer.

  • On a Fortified Island in the Firth of Forth: Barracks

    On a Fortified Island in the Firth of Forth: Barracks

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1271

    image: To the left we see some soldiers working in vegetable patch. They are being watched by some soldiers smoking on a veranda in a hut on the right side of the picture. In the centre of the picture, walking away from us is a solitary soldier carrying...

  • Plane Crash in Sussex, Summer 1940

    Plane Crash in Sussex, Summer 1940

    (art) Made by: Moore, Henry 1940

    Art.IWM ART 16112

    image: a composition of eight small boxed sketches of a crashed plane surrounded by figures. The sketches are arranged on a larger page giving different angles on the event. The background page is washed with pink and grey; two sketches on the right of...

  • Water Camouflage

    Water Camouflage

    (art) Made by: Moss, Colin William 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3027

    image: a view across a water enclosure outside a power station covered with suspended camouflage nets.

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