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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

    CBM 1342

    The Western Desert 1942: A Royal Air Force officer wearing a cap with his arms folded, portrayed against the sandbags which were the universal building material of the desert.

  • IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

    IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

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

    DB 206

    A general view of a shipyard, somewhere in Britain. A large ship 'skeleton' can be seen on the left hand side of the photograph. A large number of large cranes can also be seen.

  • IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

    IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

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

    DB 112

    A caulker at work on a large metal plate at a shipyard, somewhere in Britain. The caulker's job is to fill in any gaps, making the ship watertight.

  • IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

    IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

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

    DB 172

    A general view of a shipyard, somewhere in Britain, showing the space between two large ship 'skeletons'. A group of workers can be seen in the centre of the photograph, dwarfed by the ships and the large cranes which dominate the skyline....

  • IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

    IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

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

    DB 115

    A general view of a shipyard, somewhere in Britain, showing prefabricated metal sheets in the foreground. The skyline is dominated by several large cranes. To the left of the photograph can be seen part of the 'skeleton' of a ship under...

  • IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

    IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

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

    DB 72

    Workers at a shipyard, somewhere in Britain, chip an airtight oil hatch on a tanker. Behind them, several large cranes can be seen, dominating the skyline.

  • IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

    IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

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

    DB 118

    Workers check on sternframe prefabrication in a shipyard, somewhere in Britain. Behind them, the 'skeleton' of another ship, currently under construction, can be clearly seen.

  • IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

    IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

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

    DB 11

    A rivetter at work, on a ship on the stocks at a British shipyard. He is following the chalk marks on the hull which indicate where rivets should be placed. These marks are known as the rivetter's 'score'.

  • IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

    IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

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

    DB 86

    A carpenter planes timber in the mould loft of a shipyard, somewhere in Britain.

  • IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

    IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

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

    DB 35

    A striking view of the 'ladder' or ramp which rises steeply up to the deck level of a ship 'skeleton' at a shipyard, somewhere in Britain. In the foreground, piles of metal strips and piping can be seen. To the right of the...

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