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  • THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY, GREENWICH, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY, GREENWICH, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 24703

    A scientist at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, waits for a break in the clouds to take a photograph of the sun, using a haliograph. According to the original caption, this has occurred daily, weather permitting, since 1873 and "the photographs...

  • THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY, GREENWICH, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY, GREENWICH, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 24697

    A view of Flamsteed House, part of the old Observatory building designed by Sir Christopher Wren. Clearly visible in the top right hand corner is the time ball, which, since 1833 until the outbreak of the war, had given a time signal to ships in the...

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

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

    IB 3006C - IB 3200C

    Album 16 contains: scenes at the British Embassy in Chungking, including: portraits of Geoffrey Wallinger, diplomatic counsellor, members of the Embassy staff in "Seymour Court", various exterior views of offices and residences; exterior views...

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

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

    IB 4001C - IB 4200C

    Album 21 contains: officers of the British Military Mission at Pihu: Maj Grossett, Lt Col Annand, Maj Gen Grimsdale, Col Jacobs-Larkcom, Lt Col Shallam, Capt Hampshire, Maj Cartor, Maj Dawson, Dr London, Maj Handley Derry, Maj Herbert, Maj George, Maj...

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

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

    IB 3801C - IB 4000C

    Album 20 contains: portraits of General Wu Tiecheng, Secretary General of the Kuominang; portraits of Mrs K C Wu, wife of the Chinese Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs; scenes at the Nanyang Brothers' Tobacco Company plant at Chungking including:...

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

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

    IB 4201C - IB 4400C

    Album 22 contains: scenes at the Red Cross Hospital in Changsha including: Miss Silver with one of her students, students at work, a women recovering from an operation, wounded soldiers waiting for treatment, Dr. Lochner visiting patients and views of...

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

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

    IB 601 - IB 800

    Album 4 contains: scenes at the Viceroy's house in New Delhi including: Capt. the Hon. Simon Astley and Capt. Henderson being inoculated against fever by Colonel Williamson, the Viceroy's House Surgeon, portrait of Mrs De Bathe, secretary to...

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

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

    IB 3601C - IB 3800C

    Album 19 contains: scenes at Ginling Girls College evacuated to Chengtu including: students leaving class, during lessons, in the library, practicing archery and Chinese dance, views of the college buildings and grounds, portraits of Dr Wu, President of...

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

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

    IB 3201C - IB 3400C

    Album 17 contains: views of passengers on a ferryboat crossing the Yangtse River at Chungking; views of the banks of the Yangtse River at Chungking including views of sampans moored on the river; scenes at a tobacco factory in Chungking including: girl...

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

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

    IB 4401C - IB 4576C

    Album 23 contains: scenes in Kwang-chang village including: the village shopkeeper, Chinese soldiers, civilians and children, street scenes; scenes showing a truck accident on the road to Pihu involving Maj Gen Gordon Grimsdale and members of the British...

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