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  • COLONIAL STUDENTS IN GREAT BRITAIN: STUDENTS AT UNIVERSITY OF LONDON INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

    COLONIAL STUDENTS IN GREAT BRITAIN: STUDENTS AT UNIVERSITY OF LONDON INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 29312

    Miss E A Adebonojo (from Ode, Ijebu country, Yoruba Land, Western Nigeria) shows large pieces of traditional handwoven cloth to pupils at Marlborough Senior Girls School, Isleworth. She is wearing a traditional Nigeria headdress. According to the...

  • LONDON FASHION DESIGNERS: THE WORK OF MEMBERS OF THE INCORPORATED SOCIETY OF LONDON FASHION DESIGNERS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    LONDON FASHION DESIGNERS: THE WORK OF MEMBERS OF THE INCORPORATED SOCIETY OF LONDON FASHION DESIGNERS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 23777

    Actress Peggy Bryan models the wedding dress designed for her by fashion designer Bianca Mosca. The dress is to be worn by Peggy in the new British horror film 'Dead of Night'.

  • THE PRODUCTION OF CLOTHING IN BRITAIN, 1914-1918

    THE PRODUCTION OF CLOTHING IN BRITAIN, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Lewis, George P. (Photographer) 1918

    Q 28640

    Female workers cutting leather for army boots in the Royal Army Clothing Department, Old Kent Road, Southwark.

  • A BELGIAN BUYS A SUIT: TAILORING IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    A BELGIAN BUYS A SUIT: TAILORING IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    PD 261

    A Belgian customer has his first fitting for a suit at a London tailoring firm (probably Anderson's on Savile Row). The master tailor is marking any minor alterations on the loosely-tacked suit which will need to be made to create a perfect fit.

  • SEVEN PAIRS OF TINY BOOTS: AMERICAN AID TO BRITISH CHILDREN, ENGLAND, 1941

    SEVEN PAIRS OF TINY BOOTS: AMERICAN AID TO BRITISH CHILDREN, ENGLAND, 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 3725

    Four children try on the new shoes they have been sent by Mrs Abernathy, from Seattle, a member of the English Speaking Union. The children are sitting on a low bench amidst rubble and debris. From left to right they are: Kenneth Agas, Patricia Violet...

  • LONDON FASHION DESIGNERS: THE WORK OF MEMBERS OF THE INCORPORATED SOCIETY OF LONDON FASHION DESIGNERS IN WARTIME, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    LONDON FASHION DESIGNERS: THE WORK OF MEMBERS OF THE INCORPORATED SOCIETY OF LONDON FASHION DESIGNERS IN WARTIME, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 23065

    In the workrooms of the fashion designer Norman Hartnell in London, a skilled worker applies by hand blue and gold studs in strips to fabric which is to be used for a black velvet evening gown.

  • BRITISH WAR RELIEF SOCIETY OF AMERICA SENDS CLOTHING TO BRITAIN, 1941

    BRITISH WAR RELIEF SOCIETY OF AMERICA SENDS CLOTHING TO BRITAIN, 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 2088

    A member of the Women's Voluntary Service helps a young girl try on a new jumper at a WVS centre, somewhere in London in 1941. The girl is now homeless, following an air raid the previous night, so the clothing donated by American charities is...

  • SEVEN PAIRS OF TINY BOOTS: AMERICAN AID TO BRITISH CHILDREN, ENGLAND, 1941

    SEVEN PAIRS OF TINY BOOTS: AMERICAN AID TO BRITISH CHILDREN, ENGLAND, 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 3866

    Patricia Violet Wright licks her pencil as she prepares to write a thank you note to Mrs Abernathy of Seattle, USA, a member of the English Speaking Union, for the new shoes and socks that she has sent to Patricia and her friends. Behind Patricia,...

  • LONDON IN THE SPRING OF 1941: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND

    LONDON IN THE SPRING OF 1941: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 2963

    A group of ladies examine and try on many of the wide range of hats for the new season which are on display at this hat shop, somewhere in London. The sales assistant helps one customer to make her choice.

  • SEVEN PAIRS OF TINY BOOTS: AMERICAN AID TO BRITISH CHILDREN, ENGLAND, 1941

    SEVEN PAIRS OF TINY BOOTS: AMERICAN AID TO BRITISH CHILDREN, ENGLAND, 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 3736

    Patricia Violet Wright writes a thank you note to Mrs Abernathy of Seattle, a member of the English Speaking Union, for the new shoes and socks that she has sent to Patricia and her friends. Behind her, Kenneth Agas can just be seen.

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