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  • A MODERN BAKERY: THE WORK OF WONDER BAKERY, WOOD GREEN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    A MODERN BAKERY: THE WORK OF WONDER BAKERY, WOOD GREEN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 23146

    As soon as flour arrives at the Wonder Bakery in Wood Green from the mills, workers empty the bags into the blender. The sacks are stamped: "S & H Robinson, Deptford Bridge Mills, SE8". Each sack contains 140lb of flour and costs 2/6.

  • "VICTORY V" DISHES AT A LONDON INN: EATING OUT IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, c 1942

    "VICTORY V" DISHES AT A LONDON INN: EATING OUT IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, c 1942

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

    V 123

    A waitress at the the 'Quality Inn' on Regent Street collects a 'Victory Dish' from the serving ledge as cooks work behind her. Two posters explaining these meals can be seen on the ledge. According to the original caption: "...

  • FOOD PACKING GOES "AUSTERE": SALVAGE AND THE REDUCTION OF WASTE IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1943

    FOOD PACKING GOES "AUSTERE": SALVAGE AND THE REDUCTION OF WASTE IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1943

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

    V 118

    Three packets of 'Weetabix' breakfast cereal showing the differences in packaging before and during the war. The original caption reads: "The central package is that normally used before the war. On the left is a wartime carton made from...

  • BEEKEEPING IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    BEEKEEPING IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    TR 1989

    Two men removing a honeycomb from a hive.

  • BEEKEEPING IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    BEEKEEPING IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    TR 2030

    Two beekeepers with a beehive containing two brood chambers and three honey chambers.

  • THE GARDENS OF KEW: THE WORK OF KEW GARDENS IN WARTIME, SURREY, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    THE GARDENS OF KEW: THE WORK OF KEW GARDENS IN WARTIME, SURREY, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 16490

    As part of an experiment requested by the Ministry of Food, an employee at Kew Gardens sows chips or slices of potato instead of full seed potatoes. According to the original caption, crops using this method were better than those grown in the normal...

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: WOMEN'S HORTICULTURAL COLLEGE, WATERPERRY HOUSE, OXFORDSHIRE, 1943

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: WOMEN'S HORTICULTURAL COLLEGE, WATERPERRY HOUSE, OXFORDSHIRE, 1943

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

    DB 264

    A horticultural school for women now training students in all branches of agriculture and horticulture with special regard to producing disease free crops. Thinning onions and assuring a good crop and no more onion shortages for the housewives of Britain.

  • PIG FOOD: WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE COLLECTS SALVAGED KITCHEN WASTE, EAST BARNET, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1943

    PIG FOOD: WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE COLLECTS SALVAGED KITCHEN WASTE, EAST BARNET, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    D 14259

    Farmer G Bailey and his son show WVS salvage workers Mrs Gerald De Rivaz (standing on gate), Kathleen Kent and Winifred Jordan some of the pigs they are helping to feed by collecting kitchen scraps. According to the original caption, Farmer Bailey has...

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 26470

    The Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS): At an ATS School of Cookery auxiliaries are seen undergoing training on outdoor stoves.

  • ATS DOMESTIC SCIENCE COURSE: HOME MANAGEMENT TRAINING, NOTTING HILL GATE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    ATS DOMESTIC SCIENCE COURSE: HOME MANAGEMENT TRAINING, NOTTING HILL GATE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 23134

    As part of her domestic science training at Avondale Park School in Notting Hill, Private Nora Spink (from Whitby) receives a lesson in the workings of an electric cooker from chief instructor Mrs F M Evans. Pte Spink is a driver in the ATS, and hopes...

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