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  • THE EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN IN BRITAIN 1914-1918

    THE EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN IN BRITAIN 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Lewis, George P. (Photographer) 1918

    Q 28547

    A female worker varnishes splinterless glass to be used in gas masks at the Crowndale Works, Camden Town, London, 1918.

  • THE EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN IN BRITAIN 1914-1918

    THE EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN IN BRITAIN 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Lewis, George P. (Photographer) 1918

    Q 28543

    Female workers gauging splinterless glass for use in gas masks at the Crowndale Works in Camden Town, London, 1918.

  • THE MEDICAL SERVICES ON THE HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE MEDICAL SERVICES ON THE HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Lewis, George P. (Photographer) 1918

    Q 27796

    Lieutenant Colonel Professor Nestor Tirard, Commanding Officer of No. 4 London General Hospital, Denmark Hill.

  • A RECRUIT JOINS THE BRITISH ARMY

    A RECRUIT JOINS THE BRITISH ARMY

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 17184

    The new recruit, Bill Jones, undertakes a general intelligence test as part of his army selection board.

  • No. 39a London Auxiliary Ambulance Station

    No. 39a London Auxiliary Ambulance Station

    (art) Made by: Gledstanes, Elsie 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 6081

    image: The interior of an ambulance station with motor ambulances lined up against the wall. On the left a motor ambulance is being worked on by a person in blue overalls, who lies on the ground underneath the front of the vehicle. Towards the centre of...

  • Christmas Day in the London Bridge YMCA Canteen: HRH Princess Helena Victoria, Chairman of the Ladies' Auxiliary Committee of
the YMCA is standing by Mrs Norrie, CBE, Superintendant of the canteen. Miss Ellen Terry is sitting by the table

    Christmas Day in the London Bridge YMCA Canteen: HRH Princess Helena Victoria, Chairman of the Ladies' Auxiliary Committee of the YMCA is standing by Mrs Norrie, CBE, Superintendant of the canteen. Miss Ellen Terry is sitting by the table

    (art) Made by: Atwood, Clare 1920

    Art.IWM ART 3062

    image: The interior view of a canteen with flags of the allied countries hanging like bunting along the top of the room. On the right the room is crowded with soldiers awaiting their meal. In the foreground and left are women preparing to serve them. The...

  • London by Moonlight

    London by Moonlight

    (art) Made by: Methuen, Lord (RA) 4th Baron 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 622

    image: a view of a London street across a park by moonlight.

  • The Peace Procession, 19 July 1919 (The VADS)

    The Peace Procession, 19 July 1919 (The VADS)

    (art) Made by: Harcourt, George 1919-07-19

    Art.IWM ART 4037

    image: A procession of Voluntary Aid Detachment nurses and personnel marches past a crowd of onlookers along the Mall in London. British Army personnel are also present and there are numerous flags flying from flagpoles and stone plinths along the road.

  • The Canteen at the Headquarters of the Joint War Council of the BRCS and Order of St John, 19 Berkeley Street, W

    The Canteen at the Headquarters of the Joint War Council of the BRCS and Order of St John, 19 Berkeley Street, W

    (art) Made by: Lobley, J Hodgson

    Art.IWM ART 3747

    image: The interior of a grand-looking room used as a canteen. The room is full of long dining tables, at which women are sitting and eating. Most of the women are dressed in the black of the Order of St John. A waitress stands by a pillar on the left.

  • Volunteers Drilling in the Courtyard Of Burlington House

    Volunteers Drilling in the Courtyard Of Burlington House

    (art) Made by: Gow, Andrew Carrick 1915

    Art.IWM ART 5217

    image: Two rows of military volunteers, all wearing white overshirts over their civilian clothes, line up for drill in the courtyard of Burlington House. The archway entrance out into the neighbouring street is visible in the right background. From the...

  • A RECRUIT JOINS THE BRITISH ARMY

    A RECRUIT JOINS THE BRITISH ARMY

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 17181

    The new recruit, Bill Jones, is interviewed by an army officer after passing the medical examination.

  • A Polo Ground in War-time, 1940

    A Polo Ground in War-time, 1940

    (art) Made by: Rowntree, Kenneth 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 637

    image: A man walks through the gates that lead to an open field behind. He carries a spade over his shoulder and a bucket in his hand. There are mounds of earth dotted over the grass in the background, several figures standing or digging, and a red...

  • Battle of Britain : parachutists from an enemy aircraft brought down in an apparent attempt to bomb Buckingham Palace

    Battle of Britain : parachutists from an enemy aircraft brought down in an apparent attempt to bomb Buckingham Palace

    (art) Made by: Bayes, Walter 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2514

    image: An aerial view of Buckingham Palace and the surrounding grounds, with two German airmen parachuting towards the ground.

  • The Thames Embankment

    The Thames Embankment

    (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.

  • THE DEPLOYMENT OF THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE TO FRANCE, AUGUST-OCTOBER 1914

    THE DEPLOYMENT OF THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE TO FRANCE, AUGUST-OCTOBER 1914

    part of "PILKINGTON CHRISTOPHER (SERGEANT) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Pilkington, Christopher (Sergeant) (Photographer) 1914-09-15

    Q 57105

    Troops of the 2nd Battalion, Scots Guards leaving the Tower of London to go into camp at Lyndhurst in the New Forest where the 7th Division was forming, 15 September 1914.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE RECRUITMENT, 1939-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE RECRUITMENT, 1939-1945.

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

    CH 128

    Medical tests for aircrew candidates in London. The candidate, with eyes shut, listening to the vibrations of three tuning forks of differing pitch at varying distances to determine the frequency range of his hearing.

  • The First Zeppelin Seen From Piccadilly Circus, 8th September 1915

    The First Zeppelin Seen From Piccadilly Circus, 8th September 1915

    (art) Made by: Gow, Andrew Carrick 1915

    Art.IWM ART 5216

    image: A dark and gloomy evening scene in Piccadilly Circus with a German Zeppelin airship and barrage balloons visible in the night sky illuminated by the beam of a searchlight. In the foreground Piccadilly Circus is busy with civilians and traffic,...

  • COLLECTIONS OF THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM

    COLLECTIONS OF THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Nicholls, Horace (Photographer)

    Q 31441

    A French recruiting poster, "On Les Aura" ("We'll Get Them"), from the First World War.

  • THE DEPLOYMENT OF THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE TO FRANCE, AUGUST-OCTOBER 1914

    THE DEPLOYMENT OF THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE TO FRANCE, AUGUST-OCTOBER 1914

    part of "PILKINGTON CHRISTOPHER (SERGEANT) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Pilkington, Christopher (Sergeant) (Photographer) 1914-09-15

    Q 57106

    Troops of the 2nd Battalion, Scots Guards leaving the Tower of London to go into camp at Lyndhurst in the New Forest where the 7th Division was forming, 15 September 1914.

  • G V Blackstone, GM, London Fire Force

    G V Blackstone, GM, London Fire Force

    (art) Made by: Dessau, Paul Lucien 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1356

    image: Three-quarter length portrait of Blackstone in uniform

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