Anna Airy (1882–1964) was an English oil painter, pastel artist, and etcher. She was recognized before the war as one of the finest British artists, winning a number of prizes and exhibited at leading museums. When the war came, Airy was commissioned by the Munitions Committee of the Imperial War Museum in June 1918 to produce pictures representing typical scenes in munitions factories. The images below are all from the Imperial War Museum collection.
|South Metropolitan Gas Company, London|
|15-Inch Shells Being Assembled|
|Aircraft Factory Floor|
|18-Inch Shell Jackets Forged|
|Shell Casing Forge|