A Daimler Majestic once owned by the Queen sold today for £43,700 at the H&H Classics auction at Duxford, Imperial War Museum. "Royal cars do come to the market from time to time but fairly infrequently,? says Damian Jones, Head of Sales at H&H Classics. Show More Summary
A futuristic sound sculpture at the UK’s Imperial War Museum’s Duxford site tells 100 stories - using technology invented by Alexander Graham Bell
Among the many stunning cars due to be sold by H&H Classics at Duxford Imperial War Museum on July 26th is a stunning red and black Bugatti which survived WW2 in France where it was used as target practice by German troops. The 1929 Bugatti Type 44 Vanvooren Saloon in red and black is estimated to sell for £200,000 ? £240,000. Show More Summary
This wonderful time-warp 1960 Mercedes Benz 190SL found in an old garage in Solihull is coming to auction with NO RESERVE with H&H Classics at the Imperial War Museum in Duxford, Cambridgeshire on July 26th. It is estimated to sell for up to £50,000 as a restoration project. Show More Summary
From 23 June 2017 until 1 January 2018, IWM North will present Wyndham Lewis: Life, Art, War, the largest UK retrospective of the artist?s work to date. Marking one hundred years since Lewis (18 November 1882 - 7 March 1957) was first...Show More Summary
This lovely example of a racing Lotus Elite registration no. OO 6340, supplied new to Gilby Engineering and raced by Keith Greene will be sold by H&H Classics at Duxford Imperial War Museum on July 26 for an estimated £75,000 to £90,000. Show More Summary
A war as extensive and long-lasting as World War II produces an incalculable number of artifacts. And museums as big and well-stocked as the Imperial War Museums have plenty of the ones you’d expect to find: tanks, jets, helmets, guns, and the like. Show More Summary
These images are drawn from Weird War Two, a new book from the Imperial War Museums that explores the stranger side of the Second World War. Read more...
In the vast archive of photos held at Britain's Imperial War Museums (IWM)—some 11 million images—there are some that defy all expectations of what life was like during wartime. One of the Royal Navy's mascots, Venus the bulldog, hangs out a porthole and wears a jauntily-angled hat. Show More Summary
Tensions remain high after the bombing of a pop concert in Manchester. "On social media, theatregoers said they and the cast had been moved to the nearby Imperial War Museum gardens." The police later said the incident was "not suspicious" but didn't elaborate.
The Old Vic theatre in central London has been evacuated after a "security alert." The area has been cordoned off, and attendees, staff and cast members have been led to the Imperial War Museum nearby. Photos and videos posted on Twitter...Show More Summary
A new book has showcased an extraordinary collection of rare color photographs of the Second World War. The publication from the Imperial War Museums (IWM) includes color images, many of them published for the first time. The SecondShow More Summary
Imperial War Museum exhibition will highlight his love of the region – and his legacy as colonial secretary One of the most controversial and understudied aspects of Winston Churchill’s life – his involvement in the Middle East – is to be the focus of a major new permanent exhibition staged by the Imperial War Museum in London. Show More Summary
A new book published by the Imperial War Museum features a rare collection of color photos from World War II, some of which haven’t been seen in over 70 years. From P-51D Mustangs and Flying Fortresses through to anti-aircraft spotters and flame hurling tanks, these images cast the war in a vibrant new light. Read more...
A 1964 Ferrari 330GT Nembo Spider sold at auction by H&H Classics yesterday (March 29th) for £609,500 (with Premium) to benefit the East Anglian Air Ambulance Service at the Imperial War Museum, Duxford. It was part of a 121 car sale which made £4.4 million. Show More Summary
The harsh realities, and the people who fought it.
H&H Classics will offer no fewer than eleven Ferraris in their Duxford sale at the Imperial War Museum, Cambridgeshire on Wednesday March 29th. The cars include David Beckham's 2001 Ferrari 360 at £85,000 to £95,000; a Ferrari 330GTShow More Summary
There is a strong Porsche presence at the next H&H Classics sale at Duxford, the Imperial War Museum on March 29. The Porsche offering includes a pair of 1967 911 S identikit ?twins?, It is very rare to find a completely original and unrestored early Porsche 911 these days. Show More Summary
Gerald Holtom's rarely exhibited original sketches for the peace symbol will go on view this March at the Imperial War Museum in London. The post See the Original 1958 Sketches for the Peace Symbol appeared first on Hyperallergic.
This is Part II from TFB’s visit to the Imperial War Museum in London. The Imperial Museum is not complete without a part with The Falklands War in 1982, when Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands. Both British SAS and SBS special forces took important parts in this conflict. Show More Summary