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  • PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20986

    During a visit to a jam factory near his church, (probably Tate and Lyle in Silvertown), Reverend Joseph Stevens accompanies factory workers down into their air raid shelter as the siren sounds. The women carry their trays of strawberries with them to...

  • ITALIAN PRISONERS OF WAR IN BRITAIN: EVERYDAY LIFE AT AN ITALIAN POW CAMP, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    ITALIAN PRISONERS OF WAR IN BRITAIN: EVERYDAY LIFE AT AN ITALIAN POW CAMP, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 26752

    Cooks at work in the kitchen of the N.144 Italian workers camp near London. Piles of buckets can be seen stacked up towards the right of the photograph.

  • MINISTRY OF FOOD MEALS, UK, 1944

    MINISTRY OF FOOD MEALS, UK, 1944

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

    V 157

    A 'portrait' of a vegetable pie with cheese and oatmeal crust. This is one of a series of meals developed by the Ministry of Food to encourage people to make the best use of available home-grown produce.

  • BRITAIN QUEUES FOR FOOD: RATIONING AND FOOD SHORTAGES IN WARTIME, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    BRITAIN QUEUES FOR FOOD: RATIONING AND FOOD SHORTAGES IN WARTIME, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 25031

    Women and children queue outside the greengrocer's shop owned by J Wood, at 97-99 High Road, Wood Green, London. Also visible are 'B. Hemming's' and 'Hammett's'. A sign in the greengrocer's states that '...

  • 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...

  • 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 CARRIES ON: SHOPPING IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

    LONDON CARRIES ON: SHOPPING IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

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

    D 6575

    Groceries, fruit and vegetables on sale at Shearn's on Tottenham Court Road.

  • RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE MINISTRY OF FOOD KITCHEN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE MINISTRY OF FOOD KITCHEN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    V 156

    Women at work in the Ministry of Food research kitchen in London. The aim of the kitchen is to develop recipes which make the absolute best use of produce available in wartime to ensure that the civilian population have the best possible wartime diet.

  • BRITAIN QUEUES FOR FOOD: RATIONING AND FOOD SHORTAGES IN WARTIME, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    BRITAIN QUEUES FOR FOOD: RATIONING AND FOOD SHORTAGES IN WARTIME, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 25034

    Housewives queue outside baker and confectioner 'Williamson's' on High Road, Wood Green. The original caption states that "there is plenty of bread in the shop, but the housewives are queuing for cake. You must have something for...

  • AMERICAN LEASE AND LEND FOOD BEING EATEN IN ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    AMERICAN LEASE AND LEND FOOD BEING EATEN IN ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    V 164

    Ministry of Food officials distribute bottles of American Orange Juice at Tottenham Day Nursery, 19 May 1942. Several children can be seen in the photograph, including a baby sitting on the counter.

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