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  • WARTIME OPERA: MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT AT THE NEW THEATRE, ST MARTIN'S LANE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    WARTIME OPERA: MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT AT THE NEW THEATRE, ST MARTIN'S LANE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 17188

    Two women enjoy afternoon tea in their seat in the auditorium of the New Theatre, St Martin's Lane, London, during the interval of the matinee performance of 'La Traviata'. They have balanced the tray of china on their laps as they sip...

  • MUSIC GOES TO WAR: ENTERTAINMENT IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    MUSIC GOES TO WAR: ENTERTAINMENT IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15040

    In the ornate surroundings of the rounded central hall of the National Gallery, now empty of the paintings which once hung there, war workers relax during their lunch hour by listening to the Blech String Quartet with Watson Forbes on viola, as they play...

  • WAR FAIR: HOLIDAYS AT HOME AT A FETE IN RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, 1943

    WAR FAIR: HOLIDAYS AT HOME AT A FETE IN RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, 1943

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

    D 14677

    Film and stage actor Derek de Marnay stands at a microphone and points to someone in the crowd as he auctions a very small, very green, banana as part of the festivities in Russell Square. According to the original caption, the piece of fruit fetched £5.

  • LONDON IN THE FIFTH YEAR OF WAR: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, 1944

    LONDON IN THE FIFTH YEAR OF WAR: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, 1944

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

    D 18302

    Members of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force and children are amongst those feeding the pigeons in Trafalgar Square in London. In the background, the base of Nelson's Column is covered in War Savings posters and one of the Trafalgar Square...

  • WAR FAIR: HOLIDAYS AT HOME AT A FETE IN RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, 1943

    WAR FAIR: HOLIDAYS AT HOME AT A FETE IN RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, 1943

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

    D 14676

    Civilians crowd around a stall to watch a game in progress at the Russell Square fete. The aim of the game is to win pennies placed on the board. According to the original caption, the penny is put onto a colour on the board, the wheel spins and then...

  • AIR RAID DAMAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

    AIR RAID DAMAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

    part of "HOME OFFICE FIRST WORLD WAR AIR RAID DAMAGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Home Office photographer 1917-09

    HO 65

    A view of the damage to stage of The Little Theatre, on the corner of John Street and Adelphi Terrace in London. The damage was caused by a 50 kilogram bomb which fell onto the roof of the theatre on the night of 4 - 5 September. The theatre was being...

  • WAR FAIR: HOLIDAYS AT HOME AT A FETE IN RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, 1943

    WAR FAIR: HOLIDAYS AT HOME AT A FETE IN RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, 1943

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

    D 14674

    A group of three men, one a civilian, one from a Scottish Regiment and a third from the Royal Air Force, stand with their backs to the camera as they watch the festivities taking place at the Russell Square fete. The RAF man is on crutches.

  • WAR FAIR: HOLIDAYS AT HOME AT A FETE IN RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, 1943

    WAR FAIR: HOLIDAYS AT HOME AT A FETE IN RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, 1943

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

    D 14672

    A woman plays a shooting game at the fair in Russell Square. She is assisted by a man who explains that she must shoot the corks with which the gun is loaded at cigarettes. Other members of the public look on. Bunting can just be seen in the...

  • WARTIME THEATRE: ENTERTAINMENT IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, AUGUST 1943

    WARTIME THEATRE: ENTERTAINMENT IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, AUGUST 1943

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

    D 16411

    Tony Wotton calls Binnie Hale to the stage from the door of her dressing room at the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, as she puts the finishing touches to her make-up. Her fellow actor in 'Flying Colours' is Douglas Byng and his quick-change...

  • CHESS IN THE CITY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE GAMBIT CHESS ROOMS, BUDGE ROW, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    CHESS IN THE CITY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE GAMBIT CHESS ROOMS, BUDGE ROW, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 22959

    Two men chat outside the entrance to the Gambit Chess Rooms, Budge Row, London. Next to the Chess club can be seen 'Britts', described on its signage as a 'kettledrum' restaurant, serving morning coffee and afternoon teas. It is...

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