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  • 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...

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

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

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

    V 103

    A mother feeds her baby on re-hydrated American dried milk in the garden of her home, somewhere in Britain. The child is being fed with a glass double-ended baby bottle.

  • 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 BY WORKERS IN ENGLAND, LIVERPOOL, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    AMERICAN LEASE AND LEND FOOD BEING EATEN BY WORKERS 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 49

    A Liverpool dockyard worker enjoys a meal of American baked ham in a marquee, which is being used as a feeding centre. According to the original caption, the marquee seats 300 diners.

  • 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 AND LEND FOOD BEING EATEN BY WORKERS IN ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    AMERICAN LEASE AND LEND FOOD BEING EATEN BY WORKERS IN ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    V 89

    A dock worker lunches on sandwiches made with American cheese. He is sitting on the quayside on a pile of cheeses which have been unloaded from an American Lend-Lease ship, at a dock somewhere in Britain.

  • MINISTRY OF FOOD RECOMMENDED EMERGENCY FOOD STORE FOR ONE PERSON, AUGUST 1942

    MINISTRY OF FOOD RECOMMENDED EMERGENCY FOOD STORE FOR ONE PERSON, AUGUST 1942

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

    V 110

    An emergency larder for one person as suggested by the Ministry of Food. Included are flour, baked beans, coffee, evaporated milk and rice.

  • AMERICAN LEASE AND LEND FOOD BEING EATEN BY WORKERS IN ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    AMERICAN LEASE AND LEND FOOD BEING EATEN BY WORKERS IN ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    V 86

    A pit boy at a coal mine somewhere in Britain lunches on sandwiches of American cheese.

  • 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 & 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.

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