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  • THE NATIONAL SAVINGS SCHEME AT WORK IN CANTERBURY, ENGLAND, 1941

    THE NATIONAL SAVINGS SCHEME AT WORK IN CANTERBURY, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 5017

    A view of the 30ft high National Savings poster produced by students of the Sydney Cooper School of Art on display on West Gate, Canterbury, during War Weapons Week. The poster depicts St. George with sword and shield, and features the words 'To...

  • LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN A COUNTRY TOWN: EVERYDAY LIFE IN WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN A COUNTRY TOWN: EVERYDAY LIFE IN WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 22030

    Water is transported from Wotton-under-Edge to the neighbouring village of Wortley by horse and cart. The cart has paused outside a row of cottages, and the water man is dispensing buckets of drinking water from the tank on the cart to the inhabitants...

  • 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 16394

    Actor Douglas Byng (centre, just stepping onto the pavement) arrives for work at the Lyric Theatre, where he is starring in 'Flying Colours' with Binnie Hale and Jackie Hunter. Behind him, the queue of people awaiting entry can be seen under...

  • The Pagodas and Control Tower, 1995

    The Pagodas and Control Tower, 1995

    (art) Made by: Creffield, Dennis 1995

    Art.IWM ART 16588

    image: a large ramshackle concrete building, shaped like a Japanese pagoda, stands in the left of the composition. There is a square shaped building on the right, which is a control tower.

  • Italians Leaving Padua on Account of the Raids, 1918

    Italians Leaving Padua on Account of the Raids, 1918

    (art) Made by: Carline, Sydney William 1918

    Art.IWM ART 4557

    image: A night scene outside the city walls of Padua. Groups of figures stand and walk along a tree-lined road, some looking back at two searchlights forming a V in the night sky above the town. A full, pale moon shines in the upper right.

  • THE HISTORY OF THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM

    THE HISTORY OF THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Insall A J

    Q 64063

    Preparations for war. A barrage balloon is inflated in front of the Imperial War Museum at Lambeth Road, London.

  • THE AFTERMATH OF A BAEDEKER RAID, CANTERBURY, KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    THE AFTERMATH OF A BAEDEKER RAID, CANTERBURY, KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF HOME SECURITY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information photographer

    Q(HS) 289

    The windows of a Marks and Spencer store in Canterbury are boarded up following a devastating Baedeker raid on the Whitefriars area of Canterbury. In the foreground, piles of debris are all that is left of several buildings along the street. According...

  • COVENTRY, SPRING 1944: EVERYDAY LIFE IN COVENTRY, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COVENTRY, SPRING 1944: EVERYDAY LIFE IN COVENTRY, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18095

    A view of the roofless shell of Coventry Cathedral, looking down the aisle from the altar end towards the west tower and door. Rubble and debris are piled inside, with a wide path cleared through towards the door.

  • 10/- VARSITY: CANADIAN ARMY STUDIES AT BRITISH SUMMER SCHOOL, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    10/- VARSITY: CANADIAN ARMY STUDIES AT BRITISH SUMMER SCHOOL, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    D 9704

    Lance Bombardier Sydney May (of New Denver, British Columbia) and a colleague chat to Miss Doreen Peel (wearing sunglasses), during a boat trip along the River Thames. They are heading towards Waterloo Bridge, with the Houses of Parliament clearly...

  • LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN A COUNTRY TOWN: EVERYDAY LIFE IN WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN A COUNTRY TOWN: EVERYDAY LIFE IN WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 22043

    Outside the Hugh Perry Almshouses in Wotton-under-Edge, Mr Ford (left), Chairman of the General Charities, chats to 90 year old Mrs Harding (centre), the oldest inhabitant of the Almshouses, and Mrs Hayward (right), the Matron. The Almshouses, on Church...

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