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  • SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brandt, Bill

    Southwest London Garage Shelter, Pimlico: A group of Londoners play a game of cards to pass the time.

  • SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brandt, Bill

    West End Book Business Basement Shelter, Bloomsbury: A man and boy sleep with packets of books stacked behind them.

  • AFS FILM ACTORS: THE FILMING OF 'UNPUBLISHED STORY' AT DENHAM FILM STUDIOS, DENHAM, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    AFS FILM ACTORS: THE FILMING OF 'UNPUBLISHED STORY' AT DENHAM FILM STUDIOS, DENHAM, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    A fire engine carrying members of the heavy unit of the Uxbridge Fire Brigade enters Denham Film Studios in Buckinghamshire. These men of the Auxiliary Fire Service are on their way to help with the production of the Two Cities Film Company film '...

  • CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

    CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

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

    The Second World War: The Gas Detector Board. The gas sensitive paint which covered the board would change from yellowish green to red in the presence of mustard gas. Gas detection paint was also applied to the tops of Post Office pillar boxes.

  • CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

    CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

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

    The Second World War: The child's ('Mickey Mouse') respirator with red rubber face pieces and bright eye-piece rims.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    A general view of the 'Count Your Coupons' exhibition held at Charing Cross underground station. The introduction to the exhibition reads: "If everybody took a pair of scissors and cut out and gave to salvage one coupon it would release 8,...

  • MAKE-DO DOLLS FOR CHRISTMAS: WARTIME RECYCLING, 1943

    MAKE-DO DOLLS FOR CHRISTMAS: WARTIME RECYCLING, 1943

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

    A portrait of a home-made stuffed cloth 'Mrs Brer Rabbit' and baby. According to the original caption, the apron of this children's toy was made from part of an old net curtain.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    A view of part of the 'Bread into Battle' exhibition at Charing Cross underground station. The display reminds citizens that 'food is a munition of war - don't waste it'. There are also four separate round panels, reading '...

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    Land Girls M Slingsby and A Chesterton place chickens into cages as part of the 'Off the Ration' exhibition at Charing Cross underground station. The sub-title of the exhibition was 'Grow More Food and Save Ships'. Live pigs also...

  • COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Mr P. Thorpee, chief fire officer of Sierra Leone, listens to some records on the radiogram in the lounge of the Colonial Club, Russell Square.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, OXFORD, OXFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, OXFORD, OXFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    A woman and her two children look at a large display panel about the salvage of rubber at a salvage exhibition in Oxford.

  • WEST INDIES MERCHANT SEAMEN'S HOSTEL, NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, 1941

    WEST INDIES MERCHANT SEAMEN'S HOSTEL, NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    New arrivals to the West Indies Merchant Seamen's Hostel, 14-16 Lovaine Place, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, wave up to two seamen who are standing on the small balcony near the entrance to the hostel. The hostel is funded by the British Sailors'...

  • LOUDSPEAKERS IN TRAFALGAR SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    LOUDSPEAKERS IN TRAFALGAR SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    A view of one of the four loudspeaker units that were installed on the fountains in Trafalgar Square to relay the music of military bands that played on the roof of the surface shelter, also in Trafalgar Square.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, BASINGSTOKE, HAMPSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, BASINGSTOKE, HAMPSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    A display of posters and photographs relating to war industry, part of a Ministry of Information exhibition held at Latham Stores, Basingstoke.

  • ENTERTAINMENT IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1941

    ENTERTAINMENT IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1941

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

    A young woman chats to a soldier as they stand in the doorway of a room. They are attending a dance party which is being held in a house or hostel, somewhere in Britain.

  • WEST INDIANS IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    WEST INDIANS IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    West Indian women serving in Britain: Garden party of West Indian ATS: Women working in one of Britain's ordnance depots attend a party given in their honour by members of the WVS and the British Legion Women's Section at Bicester. Private...

  • GUY'S HOSPITAL: LIFE IN A LONDON HOSPITAL, ENGLAND, 1941

    GUY'S HOSPITAL: LIFE IN A LONDON HOSPITAL, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    A casualty is carried on a stretcher to a waiting ambulance at Guy's Hospital in London. The ambulance "was presented to American Ambulance Great Britain by Fred A Poor of Chicago USA, June 1940". The female driver of the American...

  • AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS AND CIVIL DEFENCE ORGANISATIONS IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS AND CIVIL DEFENCE ORGANISATIONS IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    An ARP Warden wears a gas mask as he crouches down to tie the hose of his stirrup pump into a neat loop at his ARP post, somewhere in Britain.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1940

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1940

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

    A father and son look at display panels at the 'London Pride' exhibition, held at Charing Cross underground station. The exhibition aimed to show visitors that life was going on as usual, despite the air raids and other hardships faced by...

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1940

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1940

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

    A view of one of the display panels at the 'Books and Freedom' exhibition, organised by the National Book Council, at Charing Cross underground station. The display is a comparison of 'The Nazi Way' (a photograph of a German soldier...

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