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  • MINISTRY OF FOOD MEALS, UK, 1944

    MINISTRY OF FOOD MEALS, UK, 1944

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

    V 157

    A 'portrait' of a vegetable pie with cheese and oatmeal crust. This is one of a series of meals developed by the Ministry of Food to encourage people to make the best use of available home-grown produce.

  • MINISTRY OF FOOD MEALS, UK, 1943

    MINISTRY OF FOOD MEALS, UK, 1943

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

    V 137

    A 'portrait' of a dish called 'Sausage and Apple Mould'. This is one of a series of meals developed by the Ministry of Food to encourage people to make the best use of available home-grown produce.

  • AMERICAN LEASE & LEND FOOD, UK, 1941

    AMERICAN LEASE & LEND FOOD, UK, 1941

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

    V 77

    In a large warehouse, somewhere in Britain, American bacon and hams are treated to remove salt before they are sent out to retail shops.

  • RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE MINISTRY OF FOOD KITCHEN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE MINISTRY OF FOOD KITCHEN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    V 156

    Women at work in the Ministry of Food research kitchen in London. The aim of the kitchen is to develop recipes which make the absolute best use of produce available in wartime to ensure that the civilian population have the best possible wartime diet.

  • EGGS IN WARTIME BRITAIN, UK, 1942

    EGGS IN WARTIME BRITAIN, UK, 1942

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

    V 113

    A photograph of 12 fresh eggs and one tin of dried eggs. This shows that a tin of dried eggs contains the same food value of a dozen eggs, even after the shell and water having been removed. The original caption states that dried eggs save shipping...

  • MILK IN WARTIME BRITAIN, UK, 1942

    MILK IN WARTIME BRITAIN, UK, 1942

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

    V 114

    A photograph of four pint bottles of milk and a tin of powdered milk. The original caption states: "Skimmed milk powder for adults releases fresh full cream milk for children. This tin of machine skimmed household milk produces 4 pints of milk...

  • AMERICAN LEASE AND LEND FOOD BEING EATEN IN ENGLAND, LIVERPOOL, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    AMERICAN LEASE AND LEND FOOD BEING EATEN IN ENGLAND, LIVERPOOL, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    V 50

    Three children eat American cheese sandwiches at an emergency feeding centre in Liverpool. Behind them, a man can be seen cooking at a Soyer boiler or field cooker. One girl is laughing as she eats.

  • AMERICAN LEASE AND LEND FOOD BEING EATEN BY WORKERS IN THE FACTORIES OF ENGLAND, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    AMERICAN LEASE AND LEND FOOD BEING EATEN BY WORKERS IN THE FACTORIES OF ENGLAND, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    V 45

    Cotton workers eat their midday lunch of American cheese amongst the bales of cotton in their Lancashire factory. According to the original caption, American cotton is used in this mill and the marks of origin can be seen on the bales.

  • 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 119

    Two cardboard margarine boxes showing the differences in packaging before and during the war. The original caption reads: "The wartime margarine case on the left which approximates to a cube in shape shows a saving of 26% of board as against the...

  • AMERICAN LEASE AND LEND FOOD BEING EATEN IN ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    AMERICAN LEASE AND LEND FOOD BEING EATEN IN ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    V 164

    Ministry of Food officials distribute bottles of American Orange Juice at Tottenham Day Nursery, 19 May 1942. Several children can be seen in the photograph, including a baby sitting on the counter.

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