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  • WELWYN GARDEN CITY: THE MODEL NEW TOWN

    WELWYN GARDEN CITY: THE MODEL NEW TOWN

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division official photographer

    Children leaving Peartree School in Peartree Lane, Welwyn Garden City.

  • WELWYN GARDEN CITY: THE MODEL NEW TOWN

    WELWYN GARDEN CITY: THE MODEL NEW TOWN

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division official photographer

    Broadwater Road in the industrial zone of Welwyn Garden City, showing how the idea of landscaping an area to create a pleasant environment was viewed as not just important for residential areas.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil (Photographer)

    1940s vintage exhibition print of Cecil Beaton photograph D 4738. A Royal Air Force navigator working at his chart table in a Vickers Wellington bomber.

  • AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

    AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    Off Duty: Scene on the doorstep as the billeting officer Police Constable Trevitt introduces Sergeant Robert Ceci from New Jersey to locals Mr and Mrs Cookson at Burton Bradstock in Dorset.

  • PUBLIC LIBRARY: THE WORK OF LEYTON PUBLIC LIBRARY SERVICE, CHURCH LANE, LEYTONSTONE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

    PUBLIC LIBRARY: THE WORK OF LEYTON PUBLIC LIBRARY SERVICE, CHURCH LANE, LEYTONSTONE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    Mrs Edwards pauses in her browsing of the shelves at Leytonstone Public Library to read 'Healthy Eating' by V H Mottram.

  • CHANNEL ISLAND EVACUEES TRY ON AMERICAN CLOTHING IN MARPLE, CHESHIRE, ENGLAND, 1940

    CHANNEL ISLAND EVACUEES TRY ON AMERICAN CLOTHING IN MARPLE, CHESHIRE, ENGLAND, 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    A group of girls evacuated from the Channel Islands to Marple in Cheshire try on clothes and shoes which have been donated as gifts by America.

  • THE WORK OF THE MERCHANT NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1943

    THE WORK OF THE MERCHANT NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    A head and shoulders portrait of Alihu Turay, from Free Town, Sierra Leone, West Africa. He is a greaser in the Merchant Navy and has sailed on ships taking supplies to Russia.

  • GENERAL SIR WILLIAM SLIM, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, JUNE 1945

    GENERAL SIR WILLIAM SLIM, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, JUNE 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    A portrait of General Sir William Slim, standing on the Embankment in London. Behind him can be seen Waterloo Bridge, and in the background, the dome of St Paul's Cathedral is also visible.

  • COLONIAL STUDENTS IN GREAT BRITAIN: STUDENT AT GUY'S MEDICAL SCHOOL, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

    COLONIAL STUDENTS IN GREAT BRITAIN: STUDENT AT GUY'S MEDICAL SCHOOL, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    Mr Abdool Raman examines the stomach of a frog under a microscope at Guy's Medical School. On a shelf above him can be seen the skeleton of a hare.

  • HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE EMIR ABDUL ILLAH, REGENT OF IRAQ, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, JULY 1945

    HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE EMIR ABDUL ILLAH, REGENT OF IRAQ, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, JULY 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    A portrait of the Regent of Iraq sitting at his desk in his room at Claridge's Hotel in London. According to the original caption, the Regent spent July in England on his way back to Iraq following the San Francisco conference. He is looking at a...

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