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  • Sitting Out at a Dance at the Seamen's Institute

    Sitting Out at a Dance at the Seamen's Institute

    (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1224

    image: Two men sit facing the viewer. To the left are a group of women seen in profile. To the left of this group is a man leaning against the bar, smoking.

  • Ruth Earley Practices on Setting - ENSA Production, Garrison Theatre Stage, 1942

    Ruth Earley Practices on Setting - ENSA Production, Garrison Theatre Stage, 1942

    (art) Made by: Graves, Frank 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 7198

    image: A woman with her back to the artist practises playing the piano on a stage amongst parts of the set.

  • American Soldiers Prepare Nissen Hut Stage Prior to ENSA Show, 1943

    American Soldiers Prepare Nissen Hut Stage Prior to ENSA Show, 1943

    (art) Made by: Graves, Frank 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 7199

    image: American soldiers and men in civilian clothing move items and curtains on stage in preparation for an ENSA theatrical performance. The stage is set within the curved corrugated roof of a Nissen hut.

  • LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 14189

    Wartime Entertainers: The actress Beatrice Little, who worked ceaselessly to entertain the troops, being awarded an 'honorary' naval cap tally by a group of British sailors in Gibraltar.

  • LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 29354

    The Armed Forces: The performers of a comic musical quartet which was one of the acts participating in the Far East naval review 'Tokio Express'. The quartet, 'Momentes Musicales', consists of Leading Seaman Cliff Clayton, cello; Sub...

  • A Crowd Watching a Military Band in a Town Square

    A Crowd Watching a Military Band in a Town Square

    (art) Made by: Mozley, Charles

    Art.IWM ART 15990 7

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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

    IB 726

    India 1944: Full length portrait of the dancer, Ram Gopal, in traditional pose and costume against a wall dappled with sunlight.

  • An Afternoon Show by an ENSA Company in a NAAFI canteen hut

    An Afternoon Show by an ENSA Company in a NAAFI canteen hut

    (art) Made by: Graves, Frank 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1690

    image: Composite view of the audience (mostly RAF personnel), stage and back-stage during an ENSA show in a NAAFI canteen. An aircraft can be seen through the window back-stage to the right of the composition, where the actors are changing into costume.

  • Cleaning-Up after an All Ranks' Dance

    Cleaning-Up after an All Ranks' Dance

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 50

    image: A large sports hall and groups of men clean the wooden floor. Some are on their knees in lines scrubbing the floor; others stand with brushes and pails. Gym equipment lines the edge of the room.

  • LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    EA 37358

    Wartime Entertainers: Accompanied by an accordionist the dancer Fred Astaire performs one of his famous routines at an open air concert for American troops at the Palace of Versailles, France.

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