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  • AMERICAN CANNED FOOD BEING EATEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND,UK, 1941

    AMERICAN CANNED FOOD BEING EATEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND,UK, 1941

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

    V 104

    Newly-weds Mr and Mrs Gathergood examine American tinned meat, which features (amongst cakes and biscuits) as part of their wedding feast. Both are eating a sandwich at their reception, which was held at 'Dr Johnson's House' in Gough...

  • 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 16393

    Large numbers of men and women queue for tickets outside the Lyric Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue. The entrance visible in the centre is for the Upper Circle. A street entertainer stands in the road with his dog, trying to keep the theatre-goers amused...

  • THE WORK OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    THE WORK OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 4035

    A group of volunteers in the Sewing Section sit around the table in the workroom at South Africa House, making pyjamas and dressing gowns for hospitals. The materials they are working with have been bought with donations from South Africa. The leader...

  • LONDON MERCHANT SEAMEN'S HOME AND RED ENSIGN CLUB, 1942

    LONDON MERCHANT SEAMEN'S HOME AND RED ENSIGN CLUB, 1942

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

    D 8204

    A female canteen worker gives a cup of tea to a Merchant Seaman as he and a colleague stand at the counter of the cafe bar in the Modern Lounge of the Merchant Seamen's Home and Red Ensign Club.

  • LONDONERS' MEALS SERVICE: CANTEEN AT FISHMONGERS' HALL, LONDON BRIDGE, LONDON, 1942

    LONDONERS' MEALS SERVICE: CANTEEN AT FISHMONGERS' HALL, LONDON BRIDGE, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 10506

    Men and women eat at rows of tables set up in what was the ornate banqueting hall of Fishmongers' Hall, London Bridge. It is now being used as a canteen by the Londoners' Meals Service. The canteen is self service, with a few members of staff...

  • RECRUITING CAMPAIGN FOR THE AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE (ATS)

    RECRUITING CAMPAIGN FOR THE AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE (ATS)

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 3763

    Staff manning the enquiry desks at the Auxiliary Territorial Service recruiting exhibition in Selfridges department store on Oxford Street, London.

  • LONDON PARKS: ENTERTAINMENT AND RELAXATION IN THE HEART OF THE CITY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

    LONDON PARKS: ENTERTAINMENT AND RELAXATION IN THE HEART OF THE CITY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    D 15938

    A family group tries a spot of boating on the Serpentine in Hyde Park, London. Several other rowing boats can be seen on the water behind them.

  • 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 2960

    A Canadian soldier looks on as a woman and her children feed the pigeons in Trafalgar Square.

  • EMPIRE - AND WORLD - PARTY: RADIO BROADCAST FROM THE OVERSEAS CLUB, ST JAMES'S, LONDON, 1942

    EMPIRE - AND WORLD - PARTY: RADIO BROADCAST FROM THE OVERSEAS CLUB, ST JAMES'S, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 10380

    A wide view showing proceedings at the Overseas Club in London. In the foreground and slightly to the left are the audience, and the band are on the left hand side of the photograph, with saxophone and trombone players clearly visible. In the...

  • LETTER INTO BULLET: TURNING SALVAGED PAPER INTO RIFLE CARTRIDGES, ENGLAND, 1942

    LETTER INTO BULLET: TURNING SALVAGED PAPER INTO RIFLE CARTRIDGES, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 7166

    Female workers stack up large sheets of card at this paper mill, somewhere in London. As they go, they are flattening the sheets out by hand, to remove any 'cockles' or wrinkles left after drying.

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