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  • POW Winter Recreation

    POW Winter Recreation

    (art) Made by: Kenner, George 1916-02-24

    Art.IWM ART 17084

    image: a view looking up at Alexandra Palace in the snow through some trees at the bottom of the hill. In the foreground some POWs can be seen building a snowman and throwing snowballs.

  • American Sailor with a Guitar, USS Mount Vernon, 1941

    American Sailor with a Guitar, USS Mount Vernon, 1941

    (art) Made by: Searle, Ronald William Fordham 1941

    Art.IWM ART 15746 42

    image: A study of an African-American sailor sitting cross-legged and strumming a guitar.

  • 'Le Secours National - Entr'aide d'Hiver du Maréchal' [‘National Aid - Field-Marshal’s Mutual Winter Help']

    'Le Secours National - Entr'aide d'Hiver du Maréchal' [‘National Aid - Field-Marshal’s Mutual Winter Help']

    (posters) Made by: Secours National (publisher/sponsor)

    Art.IWM PST 3349

    whole: the ten images are positioned in the lower three-quarters, held within white insets. The 'Francisque Gallique' emblem, consisting of a double-headed axe, is placed in the lower centre. The title and text are separate and located in the...

  • Soldier Reading. At Sea, 1941

    Soldier Reading. At Sea, 1941

    (art) Made by: Searle, Ronald William Fordham 1941

    Art.IWM ART 15746 52

    image recto: A sketch of a soldier sitting on the floor, reading, the book propped against his knees. He is wearing tropical kit. image verso: A line drawing in ink of a soldier reading and another soldier lying down and sunbathing.

  • Prisoner Playing Camp-made Guitar (Don Hosegood), Singapore 1942

    Prisoner Playing Camp-made Guitar (Don Hosegood), Singapore 1942

    (art) Made by: Searle, Ronald William Fordham 1942

    Art.IWM ART 15747 40

    image: A full length portrait sketch of a Prisoner of War, seated, playing a large guitar.

  • Bootle Riot Sequel

    Bootle Riot Sequel

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined) 1915-05-21

    Art.IWM PST 13020

    whole: the title is positioned in the upper quarter, in black. The text occupies the remainder, in red and black. All set against an orange background. image: text only. text: BOOTLE TIMES FRIDAY, MAY 21, 1915. BOOTLE RIOT SEQUEL LOOTERS FINED AT LOCAL...

  • Territorial Army

    Territorial Army

    (posters) Made by: Territorial Army (publisher/sponsor) 1920-06

    Art.IWM PST 13512

    whole: the image occupies the whole, with the title integrated and positioned in the lower quarter, in red outlined black. The text is integrated and positioned in the upper half, in black and in red outlined black. All held within a black border. image...

  • Sport

    Sport

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined) 1946-07

    Art.IWM PST 16939

    whole: the eight images occupy the majority. The title is separate and positioned in the upper left, in black, held within an orange inset. The main text is separate are placed in the centre right, in black. Further text is separate and located with each...

  • Sick Prisoner, Surgical Ward, Changi Gaol, Singapore, August 1945

    Sick Prisoner, Surgical Ward, Changi Gaol, Singapore, August 1945

    (art) Made by: Searle, Ronald William Fordham 1945

    Art.IWM ART 15747 179 b

    image recto: A sketch of a sick prisoner lying full length in bed, his head turned away from the viewer as he reads a book held in his left hand. He is wearing an army shirt and shorts. image verso: A sketch of the upper part of the same prisoner, now...

  • In a YMCA Hut

    In a YMCA Hut

    (art) Made by: Rushbury, Henry

    Art.IWM ART 1126

    image: an interior view of a large open room in a YMCA hut filled with military personnel. In the left foreground a few soldiers, newly arrived, stand with their kit. Across the rest of the foreground, soldiers sit and stand chatting, with most of them...

  • Catch 22
Ping Pong

    Catch 22 Ping Pong

    (art) Made by: Lee, Dick

    Art.IWM ART 16784 1

    image: A table tennis match. One player leans across the table towards the viewer to strike his opponent with his paddle. Both wear military clothing, as do the crowd of onlookers in the background.

  • Saturday Night Racing ; Milag Jockey Club

    Saturday Night Racing ; Milag Jockey Club

    (art) Made by: Worsley, John

    Art.IWM ART LD 5119

    image: a view down a long room, in which a table divided by 'jumps' is being used a miniature race track. There are wooded cut-out horses at various points along the track with one at the finish line, in the foreground. The race is being...

  • Demonstration of Thought Transference (ESP), Changi Gaol, Singapore, 1945. Sidney Piddington and Russell Braddon.

    Demonstration of Thought Transference (ESP), Changi Gaol, Singapore, 1945. Sidney Piddington and Russell Braddon.

    (art) Made by: Searle, Ronald William Fordham 1945

    Art.IWM ART 15747 iv

    image: A man standing by a blackboard and looking over to another in the foreground who has a blindfold over his eyes. An audience of Prisoners of War watch the demonstration.

  • Prisoner Knitting, Singapore, November 1942

    Prisoner Knitting, Singapore, November 1942

    (art) Made by: Searle, Ronald William Fordham 1942-01-01

    Art.IWM ART 15747 47

    image: A sketch of a Prisoner of War sitting up on his bed and knitting. Some clothes are hanging from a line in the upper left. Ink sketches can be seen through the backing paper on the verso - heads of two children and three Asian women dressed in...

  • Too Hot To Sleep, 1943

    Too Hot To Sleep, 1943

    (art) Made by: Ward, Frank C 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 6597

    image: a group of British soldiers lie on the floor of a tent playing cards.

  • Will You Make a Fourth?

    Will You Make a Fourth?

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined) 1915-05

    Art.IWM PST 13635

    whole: the image occupies the upper three-quarters, held within a black border. The title is separate and positioned in the lower quarter, in white outlined black, and set against a red background. image: three Irish soldiers laughing and shouting as...

  • Staff Lieutenant H Colmer

    Staff Lieutenant H Colmer

    (art) Made by: Mozley, Charles

    Art.IWM ART 15990 1

    No description available

  • Sportsmen's One-thousand

    Sportsmen's One-thousand

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 12226

    whole: the image occupies the whole, with the title integrated and positioned in the lower third, in yellow outlined black. The text is integrated and positioned across the top, lower right, lower left and across the bottom, in black. image: a half-...

  • Ruhleben Prison Camp : slaves of the ring

    Ruhleben Prison Camp : slaves of the ring

    (art) Made by: Jungman, Nico 1916

    Art.IWM ART 529

    image: A boxing match in progress outdoors in a prison camp. The two boxers are surrounded by a large crowd of prisoners, who fall a thick circle around them. The fight takes place outside a two storey red brick buiding, which has a washing line...

  • Join Your Savings Group Now!

    Join Your Savings Group Now!

    (posters) Made by: National Savings Committee (publisher/sponsor) 1940

    Art.IWM PST 15604

    whole: the image is positioned in the centre. The title is partially integrated and placed across the top edge left in blue and orange, along the bottom edge in orange, and in the lower right in black. All set against a white and blue background. image:...

  • Join Your Savings Group Now!

    Join Your Savings Group Now!

    (posters) Made by: National Savings Committee (publisher/sponsor) 1940

    Art.IWM PST 15579

    whole: the image is positioned in the upper two-thirds. The title is partially integrated and placed in the upper left in blue and orange, and in the lower third in orange and black. All set against a white and blue background. image: a stylised...

  • Skating Rink Converted To Sleeping Quarters

    Skating Rink Converted To Sleeping Quarters

    (art) Made by: Kenner, George 1916

    Art.IWM ART 17095

    image: a view from a balcony at the end of the unrecognisable skating rink, looking down on to several rows of beds, each row divided by partitions covered with clothing and other personal belongings. A guard is patrolling on the balcony opposite.

  • Prisoner Ill with Jungle Sores, Sime Road Camp, Singapore, January 1944

    Prisoner Ill with Jungle Sores, Sime Road Camp, Singapore, January 1944

    (art) Made by: Searle, Ronald William Fordham 1944-01-01

    Art.IWM ART 15747 108

    The main image is a man with heavily bandaged legs lying on his side on a bed, asleep. A small sketch in the lower half of the composition shows the back view of a man in an Australian hat seated on a stool and playing a guitar. To the right of this is a...

  • Borneo : Officers' Mess, 3/8 Gurkha Regiment

    Borneo : Officers' Mess, 3/8 Gurkha Regiment

    (art) Made by: Cole, Leslie 1946

    Art.IWM ART LD 5826

    image: a view inside an officer's mess tent where two bare-chested officers play ping pong on the right while on the left, a third man sits at a long table laid for a meal and chats to an officer standing opposite him.

  • Making a Model Boat

    Making a Model Boat

    (art) Made by: Worsley, John

    Art.IWM ART LD 5124

    image: a sailor leans over a workbench. On the bench the hull of a model boat stands surrounded by fragments of wood and bottles of glue.

  • Gymnasium, Rangsdorf. 28.10.99.

    Gymnasium, Rangsdorf. 28.10.99.

    (art) Made by: Boulton, Angus 1999-10-28

    Art.IWM ART 16803 8

    image: Interior with bare brick walls. The rear wall has three flags hanging on it.

  • Gymnasium II, Forst Zinna. 31.10.00.

    Gymnasium II, Forst Zinna. 31.10.00.

    (art) Made by: Boulton, Angus 2000-10-31

    Art.IWM ART 16803 15

    Between 1998 and 2006, Angus Boulton took a series of photographs at Soviet military bases in and around Berlin. Abandoned when Soviet forces left East Germany, many were soon to be demolished. One of these series was a survey of the gymnasia on these...

  • Prisoner Reading, Singapore 1942

    Prisoner Reading, Singapore 1942

    (art) Made by: Searle, Ronald William Fordham 1942

    Art.IWM ART 15747 52

    image: Study of a very thin Prisoner of War sitting up in his bed and reading a book, his legs covered with a blanket.

  • Wohltätigkeits-Abend [Charity Evening]

    Wohltätigkeits-Abend [Charity Evening]

    (posters) Made by: Engelhard, Julius Ussy (Undefined) 1916

    Art.IWM PST 2743

    whole: the image occupies the majority. The title is separate and positioned along the top edge right, in black. The text is separate and placed in the upper right and lower left, also in black. All set against a white background. image: a depiction of a...

  • Royal Munster Fusiliers

    Royal Munster Fusiliers

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined) 1919

    Art.IWM PST 6250

    whole: the title heads the design, in white set within a red scroll and integrated with the regimental badge. Two images flank the title arrangement. A further six images flank the text, which is set down the centre in black and red against a white...

  • At Sea - Soldier Lying on a Bunk and Reading, November 1941

    At Sea - Soldier Lying on a Bunk and Reading, November 1941

    (art) Made by: Searle, Ronald William Fordham 1941-11-01

    Art.IWM ART 15746 19

    image: A soldier lying fully clothed in a bunk, his head resting on a bed-roll, wearing glasses and reading a book.

  • Near Kantara

    Near Kantara

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1918-08-01

    Art.IWM ART 1545

    image: five British soldiers stand and sit near a man-made bank, possible a dam, with three of them holding fishing rods. There are reeds by the waterside to the left and right, with a line of boats and figures by the river side in the background.

  • Cosmo Clark

    Cosmo Clark

    (art) Made by: Horne, A E

    Art.IWM ART 17023

    image: a three-quarter-length portrait of Cosmo Clark in uniform, sitting with a book in his lap and his legs crossed, his right ankle resting on his left knee.

  • Playing cards in barracks

    Playing cards in barracks

    (art) Made by: Scott, William

    Art.IWM ART 15285

    Original drawing for lithography as an illustration for 'Soldier's Verse', an anthology published by Frederick Muller, 1945.

  • Prisoners Playing Cards, Changi Gaol, Singapore, August 1945

    Prisoners Playing Cards, Changi Gaol, Singapore, August 1945

    (art) Made by: Searle, Ronald William Fordham 1945

    Art.IWM ART 15747 177

    image: Two prisoners sitting on a bed and playing cards. The figure to the left of the composition is missing, as the top corner of the shet has been torn away. The figure to the right is emaciated, his shoulder blades and legs showing the obvious signs...

  • 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.

  • 'Springbok' Reis Naar Het Vasteland ['Springbok' Travel to the Continent]

    'Springbok' Reis Naar Het Vasteland ['Springbok' Travel to the Continent]

    (posters) Made by: Unknown 1918-08-08

    Art.IWM PST 12335

    whole: the title is positioned in the upper half, with the text positioned in the lower half, both in purple. All set against a white background. image: text only. text: 'SPRINGBOK' 5476 - 8/8/18 - 2500. REIS NAAR HET VASTELAND VIA...

  • School Cadets. A Corner of the Gymnasium

    School Cadets. A Corner of the Gymnasium

    (art) Made by: Macpherson, Alexander 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3467

    image: A group of Cadets sit on benches in a gym, watching others climb ropes and wall bars. One boy stands with his back to the viewer, leaning on a pommel horse.

  • Coming Out, 1943

    Coming Out, 1943

    (art) Made by: Ward, Frank C 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 6596

    image: in the foreground a soldier stands with his shirt open, leaning against a funnel on the deck of a ship. He is standing in the shade of a small canopy. On the right another soldier is sitting on the deck reading. Behind him two more men are sitting...

  • Entertainment: Various Notes and Sketches, Changi Palladium, The Barn, Sime Road, Coconut Grove, Changi Gaol etc., 1942 -
1945

    Entertainment: Various Notes and Sketches, Changi Palladium, The Barn, Sime Road, Coconut Grove, Changi Gaol etc., 1942 - 1945

    (art) Made by: Searle, Ronald William Fordham

    Art.IWM ART 15747 a - dd

    image: Thirty pages of notes, sketches, theatre programmes, cartoons, set designs, caricatures relating to Searle's involvment with the prison theatre companies. Most undated.

  • The Patriotic Pack of Playing Cards - Play the Game

    The Patriotic Pack of Playing Cards - Play the Game

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 12257

    whole: the image is positioned in the centre, with the title positioned in the upper quarter, and the subtitle positioned in the lower quarter, both mainly in white outlined blue, on red ribbon-like strips. The text is integrated and positioned in the...

  • Entertainment: Various Notes and Sketches, Changi Palladium, The Barn, Sime Road, Coconut Grove, Changi Gaol etc., 1942 -
1945

    Entertainment: Various Notes and Sketches, Changi Palladium, The Barn, Sime Road, Coconut Grove, Changi Gaol etc., 1942 - 1945

    (art) Made by: Searle, Ronald William Fordham

    Art.IWM ART 15747 200 a - m

    image: Thirteen pages of notes, sketches, theatre programmes, cartoons, set designs, caricatures relating to Searle's involvment with the prison theatre companies. Most undated.

  • Ferry Post, Ballah, Suez Canal, 1916 : Anzac Day celebrations. Carley Float Race, HM Hopper "32", Official Judge Ship

    Ferry Post, Ballah, Suez Canal, 1916 : Anzac Day celebrations. Carley Float Race, HM Hopper "32", Official Judge Ship

    (art) Made by: Mason, Frank 1916

    Art.IWM ART 2840

    image: a float race taking place in the Suez Canal. In the right foreground is the bow of a sailing boat with people on the deck watching the race. To the left a Royal Navy hopper vessel and another smaller gunboat are moored in the water, with the race...

  • Re-Enlist Now

    Re-Enlist Now

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined) 1919-05

    Art.IWM PST 3541

    whole: the images cover the upper third and left-hand third, with the title and text placed in the lower right, in blue and in red. All set against a grey background and held within a yellow border. image: a full-length depiction of a British Infantryman...

  • Are You Fond of Games?

    Are You Fond of Games?

    (posters) Made by: Territorial Army (publisher/sponsor) 1920

    Art.IWM PST 7812

    whole: the image occupies the majority, partially held within a purple border. The title and text are integrated and positioned in the centre left and centre right, in yellow outlined purple. Further text is separate and positioned in the lower quarter,...

  • Schulaufwendungen 1911 [Expenditure on Schools 1911]

    Schulaufwendungen 1911 [Expenditure on Schools 1911]

    (posters) Made by: Oppenheim, Louis (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 6636

    whole: the image occupies the left half and lower right. The title is separate and positioned along the top edge, in black. The text is partially integrated and positioned in the upper left, lower left and lower right, in black. All held within a grey...

  • American Sailor, USS Mount Vernon, November 1941

    American Sailor, USS Mount Vernon, November 1941

    (art) Made by: Searle, Ronald William Fordham 1941-11-01

    Art.IWM ART 15746 48

    image: A study of an American sailor leaning on a ship's rail and smoking a cigarette.

  • Are You Fond of Horses?

    Are You Fond of Horses?

    (posters) Made by: British Army (publisher/sponsor) 1919-07

    Art.IWM PST 7675

    whole: the image occupies the whole. The title and text are integrated and positioned in the upper quarter, in white. All held within a narrow white border. image: a full-length depiction of a British Cavalry soldier on a galloping horse, with dust...

  • Form a Savings Group Now!

    Form a Savings Group Now!

    (posters) Made by: National Savings Committee (publisher/sponsor) 1940

    Art.IWM PST 15581

    whole: the image is positioned in the upper two-thirds. The title is partially integrated and placed in the upper left in blue and orange, and in the lower third in orange and black. All set against a white and blue background. image: a stylised...

  • Soldier Writing. At Sea, 1941

    Soldier Writing. At Sea, 1941

    (art) Made by: Searle, Ronald William Fordham 1941

    Art.IWM ART 15746 54

    image: A profile sketch of a soldier writing a letter and smoking a cigarette.

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