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  • Women's Land Army crest embroidery

    Women's Land Army crest embroidery

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 4232

    1 Embroidered crest of the Women's Land Army, affixed to cardboard

  • bridesmaid dress made from parachute silk

    bridesmaid dress made from parachute silk

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 3218

    Second World War period (British Home Front) bridesmaid's dress made for and worn by Janet Saunders for the wedding of Ted Hillman (4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment) and Ruby Mansfield in 1945.

  • handkerchief, instructional and propaganda, British

    handkerchief, instructional and propaganda, British

    (souvenirs and ephemera) Made by: FOUGASSE (designer)

    EPH 3034

    Second World War British handkerchief with instructional humorous cartoon designs and slogans by 'Fougasse' (Cyril Kenneth Bird, 1887-1965) for the Ministry of Information's 'Careless Talk Cost Lives' home security campaign. In...

  • map, France

    map, France

    (maps)

    EPH 7579

    Second World War period silk escape map (for issue to Special Operations Executive personnel), an example of surplus stock, which was sold to female Air Ministry staff in Adastral House at the end of the war for two shillings and sixpence each. The...

  • map, Germany and Central Europe

    map, Germany and Central Europe

    (maps)

    EPH 7578

    Second World War period silk escape map (for issue to Special Operations Executive personnel), an example of surplus stock, which was sold to female Air Ministry staff in Adastral House at the end of the war for two shillings and sixpence each. The...

  • wedding dress worn by Lorna Cook (née Roberts)

    wedding dress worn by Lorna Cook (née Roberts)

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 4718

    1 wedding dress with long sleeves and short train, as worn by Lorna Roberts for her wedding to Captain John Cook

  • embroidery

    embroidery

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 3992

    An embroidery of the British Isles with representations of all the things that the British are doing for the war effort with slogans such as 'Lend to Defend', 'Dig for Victory'. 'Grow More Food' and 'Britain Delivers...