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  • 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.

  • GLASGOW SHIPYARD: SHIPBUILDING IN WARTIME, GLASGOW, LANARKSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

    GLASGOW SHIPYARD: SHIPBUILDING IN WARTIME, GLASGOW, LANARKSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Informal portrait of a shipyard worker.

  • GLASGOW SHIPYARD: SHIPBUILDING IN WARTIME, GLASGOW, LANARKSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

    GLASGOW SHIPYARD: SHIPBUILDING IN WARTIME, GLASGOW, LANARKSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Informal portrait of a welder in the shipyard.

  • GLASGOW SHIPYARD: SHIPBUILDING IN WARTIME, GLASGOW, LANARKSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

    GLASGOW SHIPYARD: SHIPBUILDING IN WARTIME, GLASGOW, LANARKSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Informal portrait of a female welder in the shipyard.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1944

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    Model of a proposed development by Professor Patrick Abercrombie to make Chipping Ongar the nucleus of a new town of 60,000 inhabitants, most of whom would relocate from London after the Second World War. The proposal was not adopted.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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

    Production Drives and Posters: A poster on display during the Second World War: 'Opportunities now in local factory for married women to volunteer to fill millions of shells needed to win the war. Full details at Employment Exchange'.

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

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

    Posters recruiting women into the war effort: “Join the WRENS and free a man to join the fleet.”

  • LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    Home Front: People enjoying refreshments at one of the 'Lunch Hour' concerts held at the National Gallery, London. The immensely popular concerts were organised to boost the morale of London workers as they struggled to cope with the effects of the Blitz.

  • MUSIC GOES TO WAR: ENTERTAINMENT IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    MUSIC GOES TO WAR: ENTERTAINMENT IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    A view of the audience as they listen to a lunch hour concert at the National Gallery, London. Photograph shows: A Punch reader who finds it easier to concentrate with his eyes shut.

  • SELFRIDGES LUMINOUS ARM BAND

    SELFRIDGES LUMINOUS ARM BAND

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

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  • SELFRIDGES, BLACKOUT PINAFORE

    SELFRIDGES, BLACKOUT PINAFORE

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

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  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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

    A siren controlled by police from a police public call box.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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

    The luminous flowers counter at a Woolworths store.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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

    Lord Melchett's country home, Colworth House, Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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

    An image taken in one of the Ministry of Supply filling factories for which recruits were needed in large numbers. The paint on the shells indicates that they are filled and the colour of the paint denotes the type of shell.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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

    Commander of Free French Forces General Charles de Gaulle seated at his desk in London during the Second World War.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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

    A shop assistant shows a customer a luminous flower in Selfridge's department store, London. These flowers were one of numerous blackout accessories available in 1940 to make pedestrians more visible on the dark streets of the capital.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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

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  • BRUNEVAL

    BRUNEVAL

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

    A small model of Bruneval, the German radio-location station in Northern France.

  • BRUNEVAL

    BRUNEVAL

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

    A Scale model in exact detail from the large reconnaissance photograph of the German radio-location station at Bruneval, Northern France.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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

    Members of the British public reads the western desert news.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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

    An angle-dozer fills in a draining trench after tiles have been put in by land girls.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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

    Police constable

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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

    Horden colliery County Durham, England.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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

    ATS

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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

    Stand for Bristol's Blood Transfusion Week

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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

    ARP Warden

  • THE EVIL WE FIGHT

    THE EVIL WE FIGHT

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

    Display panel produced by the Display and Exhibitions Division of the Ministry of Information for show all over Great Britain.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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

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  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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

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  • US TROOPS BILLETED IN BRITISH HOMES

    US TROOPS BILLETED IN BRITISH HOMES

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

    Sergeant Robert Ceci is billeted with Mr and Mrs Cookson.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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

    Dr Monteiro the Portuguese Ambassador walks amid the ruins of Coventry Cathedral. He is accompanied by the Provost, the Very Reverend R. T. Howard and the Mayor, Alderman Mrs Emily Smith.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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

    An A.T.S.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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

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  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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

    Sand bunker in the street.

  • WEST END LONDON AIR RAID SHELTER

    WEST END LONDON AIR RAID SHELTER

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

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  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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

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  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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

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  • LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

    LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

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

    Men use sacks as blankets as they take refuge under a railway arch which now serves as an air raid shelter for dispossessed people in west London, 1940.

  • LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

    LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

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

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  • LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

    LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

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

    A Shelter Marshal mops the flooded floor of a north London public basement air raid shelter, 1940.

  • LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

    LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

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

    Two cats, two teacups and a sleeping man take residence on benches under railway arches which are used as a public air raid shelter for dispossessed people in west London, 1940.

  • LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

    LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

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

    An elderly woman, wrapped in blankets and coats, dozes in a public shelter in north London, 1940. Her feet are on a stool to avoid the flooded floor.

  • PUBLIC AIR RAID SHELTERS IN LONDON DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    PUBLIC AIR RAID SHELTERS IN LONDON DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    An Air Raid Precautions (ARP) warden, wearing Pattern No.41 overalls, sits with three young women in a public shelter in the Islington area, London, during the Second World War.

  • LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

    LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

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

    A Shelter Marshal checks on sleeping civilians who have taken refuge in a public north London shelter, 1940. Newspaper soaks up water flooding the floor.

  • LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

    LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

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

    A woman pours a cup of beer for her husband in a narrow air raid shelter in North London, 1940.

  • LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

    LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

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

    Civilians pass the time by reading, knitting or sleeping in a north London air raid shelter, 1940.

  • LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

    LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

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

    Civilians sleep in close proximity to each other in a London air raid shelter in 1940.

  • LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

    LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

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

    Women treat a young child who has a sore throat in the first aid room at Archway Central Hall, north London, 1940. The hall was converted for use as a communal air raid shelter.

  • NORTH LONDON AIR RAID SHELTER, 1940

    NORTH LONDON AIR RAID SHELTER, 1940

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

    A female civilian sleeps on a deck chair beside the latrines in a north London gymnasium converted for use as an air raid shelter, 1940. A sign beside the woman states that the latrines are 'unusable' and men should use the lavatory on the stage.

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