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  • 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...

  • BRITAIN HEARS NEWS OF END OF JAP WAR: CELEBRATING VICTORY IN JAPAN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, c 15 AUGUST 1945

    BRITAIN HEARS NEWS OF END OF JAP WAR: CELEBRATING VICTORY IN JAPAN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, c 15 AUGUST 1945

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

    D 25637

    Civilians walk amongst the piles of torn up paper which have been thrown, 'ticker tape'-style, from the windows of offices, on Lower Regent Street, London, to celebrate the signing of the Peace with Japan. A young boy can be seen playing with...

  • The Only Road for an Englishman

    The Only Road for an Englishman

    (posters) Made by: Pryse, Gerald Spencer (Undefined) 1914

    Art.IWM PST 0349

    whole: the image occupies the majority, held within an orange border. The title and text are separate and positioned across the bottom edge, in black against a white background. image: a column of British infantry soldiers march from right to left...

  • AID FROM AMERICA: LEND-LEASE FOOD, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    AID FROM AMERICA: LEND-LEASE FOOD, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 4325

    A horse and cart carries crates of eggs, imported from America as part of the Lend-Lease scheme, past bomb damage and St Paul's Cathedral. The name 'T Hatcher' can just be seen on the side of the cart.

  • HOPPING IN KENT: HOP-PICKING IN YALDING, KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    HOPPING IN KENT: HOP-PICKING IN YALDING, KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 22178

    Horse-drawn carts arrive at the oast house on a hop farm in Yalding, Kent, to deposit their load of 'pokes': sacks of freshly-picked hops. The hops will be dried and compressed in the oast house, ready for onward transportation to the brewer.

  • Le Foyer du Soldat [Soldiers’ Hostels]

    Le Foyer du Soldat [Soldiers’ Hostels]

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 12674

    whole: the title and text occupy the centre and lower centre, in black, with the image forming a decorative border. All set against a white background. image: two classical columns supporting a heavily decorated architrave. The flags of the Allied...

  • PIG FOOD: WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE COLLECTS SALVAGED KITCHEN WASTE, EAST BARNET, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1943

    PIG FOOD: WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE COLLECTS SALVAGED KITCHEN WASTE, EAST BARNET, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    D 14245

    Pig food collectors Kathleen Kent (left) and Winifred Jordan set off from the local WVS headquarters at Russell Court, High Barnet, before beginning their day's work. Their car and trailer (complete with painted pig) can be seen in the foreground...

  • The Streets of Askelon: The High Street

    The Streets of Askelon: The High Street

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 1467

    image: a view over the roofs of the single-storey stone buildings of Askalon, with groups of men, camels and a military truck mingling on the high street in the foreground. The coastline is visible in the background, with old stone ruins at the edge and...

  • AMERICAN EMBASSY REPRESENTATIVE OPENS NEW YOUTH HOSTEL: LIFE AT BURGAGE MANOR YOUTH HOSTEL, SOUTHWELL, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    AMERICAN EMBASSY REPRESENTATIVE OPENS NEW YOUTH HOSTEL: LIFE AT BURGAGE MANOR YOUTH HOSTEL, SOUTHWELL, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21339

    A general view of the opening ceremony of the Youth Hostel at Burgage Manor, Southwell. Sara Lamport of the American Embassy is just visible in the centre. A large American flag has been draped from the central window above the porch, and just below...

  • The Household Brigade Passing to the Ypres Salient, Cassel

    The Household Brigade Passing to the Ypres Salient, Cassel

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2968

    image: A column of soldiers marching out through a gateway of a French town. There is a line of buildings to the left, and a row of houses on the street running above the gateway. There is an open square to the right, with children peering over the...

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