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  • THE DESTRUCTION OF LOUVAIN, AUGUST 1914

    THE DESTRUCTION OF LOUVAIN, AUGUST 1914

    (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer 1914-09

    Q 53271

    Civilian women picking their way through rubble and debris to reach a group of soldiers standing outside the ruined Hotel de Ville Louvain Belgium, September 1914.

  • THE AUSTRO HUNGARIAN EMPIRE BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    THE AUSTRO HUNGARIAN EMPIRE BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    part of "THE ROAD TO WAR" (photographs)

    Q 81838

    A group of women chat in the street outside the Kreuzbrunnen Colonnade in Marienbad, Bohemia.

  • THE INDIAN MUTINY 1857-1859

    THE INDIAN MUTINY 1857-1859

    part of "VICTORIA CROSS WINNERS PRE 1914: A - Z" (photographs)

    Q 80542

    Aftermath of the Siege of Cawnpore, showing the restored well at the Bibi-Ghar (the House of the Ladies). The massacre of more than 200 British women and children which took place there on 15th July 1857 was one of the worst atrocities of the Mutiny.

  • THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 19043

    Lorry driver Fred Horrod arrives back in London at about 7:25pm on his return trip from Manchester. On his way along a misty Victoria Embankment, he passes several trams as he heads towards Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. The original caption...

  • INVASION VILLAGE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN ORFORD, SUFFOLK, ENGLAND, 1941

    INVASION VILLAGE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN ORFORD, SUFFOLK, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 4853

    A wide view of the village of Orford, taken from the top of the castle tower, showing houses and vehicles. Dominating the skyline is the tower of St. Bartholomew's Church, visible on the left of the photograph, just in front of the fields and trees...

  • CHRISTMAS PARTY FOR TROOPER DEVEREUX'S DAUGHTER: CHRISTMAS IN WARTIME, PINNER, MIDDLESEX, DECEMBER 1944

    CHRISTMAS PARTY FOR TROOPER DEVEREUX'S DAUGHTER: CHRISTMAS IN WARTIME, PINNER, MIDDLESEX, DECEMBER 1944

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

    D 23005

    Outside the main entrance to Selfridge's department store on Oxford Street, representatives of the YMCA load the Christmas tree they have just purchased into their van. The tree is destined for Mrs Devereux and her daughter Jean, a present from Mrs...

  • THE VJ DAY CELEBRATIONS, 15 AUGUST 1945

    THE VJ DAY CELEBRATIONS, 15 AUGUST 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1945-08-15

    D 25638

    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, 15 August 1945. More paper can be...

  • CORPUS CHRISTI IN SOUTHWARK: SERVICE AND CEREMONY AT ST GEORGE'S CATHEDRAL, SOUTHWARK, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    CORPUS CHRISTI IN SOUTHWARK: SERVICE AND CEREMONY AT ST GEORGE'S CATHEDRAL, SOUTHWARK, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20797

    A view of the roofless shell of St George's Cathedral, full of people taking part in the Corpus Christi service. The Host is carried under a canopy up the aisle to the altar preceded by candle-bearers and a crucifix. The photograph is taken from...

  • COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20006

    The reception clerk at Colonial Centre, Alfred Stanismore (from British Honduras) stands on the steps of the club at 17 Russell Square to give directions to Mr Colley (a student of journalism from Gambia) and Mr Magzaka (a medical student from South...

  • THE COTTAGES OF FREEFOLK: LIFE IN THE VILLAGE OF FREEFOLK, HAMPSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    THE COTTAGES OF FREEFOLK: LIFE IN THE VILLAGE OF FREEFOLK, HAMPSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15902

    An inhabitant of the village of Freefolk mows the front lawn in the sunshine. Of interest are the rain gullies which run along the ground directly below the edges of the roof. Installed instead of guttering, they were necessary, as "eavestroughs...

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