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  • 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 7165

    A worker hangs up large sheets of paper or card to dry at this paper mill, somewhere in London.

  • THE MAKINGS OF A MODERN NEWSPAPER: THE PRODUCTION OF 'THE DAILY MAIL' IN WARTIME, LONDON, UK, 1944

    THE MAKINGS OF A MODERN NEWSPAPER: THE PRODUCTION OF 'THE DAILY MAIL' IN WARTIME, LONDON, UK, 1944

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

    D 20479

    In the photographic darkrooms at the Daily Mail, two photographers are at work. One is examining a sheet of negatives with a magnifier, and the second is rinsing a plate before making a half-tone block. The image will be etched onto a copper plate...

  • A MODERN BAKERY: THE WORK OF WONDER BAKERY, WOOD GREEN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    A MODERN BAKERY: THE WORK OF WONDER BAKERY, WOOD GREEN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 23149

    At the Wonder Bakery in Wood Green, a worker removes loaves of bread from one of the four gas-fired travelling plate ovens at the bakery.

  • A SUBSTITUTE FOR QUININE: THE PRODUCTION OF MEPACRINE AT A FACTORY NEAR LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    A SUBSTITUTE FOR QUININE: THE PRODUCTION OF MEPACRINE AT A FACTORY NEAR LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 23834

    A boy working at a pharmaceuticals factory near London collects a sample of Mepacrine pills for testing from the machine in which they are made.

  • 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 7170

    A young worker feeds strips of cardboard into a machine which will punch lots of holes into the card to produce the small discs needed for use in bullets and cartridges. The discs can be seen in the foreground, coming down a chute from the punching...

  • THE MAKINGS OF A MODERN NEWSPAPER: THE PRODUCTION OF 'THE DAILY MAIL' IN WARTIME, LONDON, UK, 1944

    THE MAKINGS OF A MODERN NEWSPAPER: THE PRODUCTION OF 'THE DAILY MAIL' IN WARTIME, LONDON, UK, 1944

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

    D 20469

    In the composing room of the Daily Mail, night editor S W G Horniblow (smoking, centre) and Charlie Wilkie (the printer of the paper, left) look on as a newspaper man locks the blocks of type and illustrations into place on the metal frame or 'form...

  • THE MAKINGS OF A MODERN NEWSPAPER: THE PRODUCTION OF 'THE DAILY MAIL' IN WARTIME, LONDON, UK, 1944

    THE MAKINGS OF A MODERN NEWSPAPER: THE PRODUCTION OF 'THE DAILY MAIL' IN WARTIME, LONDON, UK, 1944

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

    D 20477

    A newspaper man inserts a photograph into a cylinder in the offices of the Daily Mail in London. It is unclear whether this is part of the copying process, or if the cylinder will be sent down the tubes to the copy room, or other area of the building.

  • A SUBSTITUTE FOR QUININE: THE PRODUCTION OF MEPACRINE AT A FACTORY NEAR LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    A SUBSTITUTE FOR QUININE: THE PRODUCTION OF MEPACRINE AT A FACTORY NEAR LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 23836

    Factory worker Thomas West mixes the ingredients of the anti-malarial drug Mepacrine into a wet paste at a factory near London. The ingredients are in a large metal mixing machine. According to the original caption, Thomas has three brothers serving in...

  • SAVILE ROW: TAILORING AT HENRY POOLE & CO., LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    SAVILE ROW: TAILORING AT HENRY POOLE & CO., LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21863

    A tailor enjoys a cigarette as he sews a shirt at Henry Poole and Co. on London's Savile Row. He is sitting on a workbench beside one of the large windows which line the workroom, his feet stretched out in front of him as he works.

  • NATIONAL FIRE SERVICE ON WAR PRODUCTION: WAR WORK IN A FIRE STATION, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    NATIONAL FIRE SERVICE ON WAR PRODUCTION: WAR WORK IN A FIRE STATION, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 17209

    Firewomen of the NFS assemble tank intercom telephone plugs whilst on duty in the control room of a London fire station. Standing at the mobilising board is Firewoman Florence Ellen Marshall and seated next to her, to the left of the desk is Firewoman...

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