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  • IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

    IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    DB 159

    A portrait of a young boy, working as a caulker in a shipyard, somewhere in Britain. The caulker's job is to fill in any gaps, making the ship watertight.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: TYNESIDE SHIPYARDS, 1943

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: TYNESIDE SHIPYARDS, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    DB 116

    A boy checking rivets on metal plates situated between two slipways.

  • ANIMALS IN WAR 1939-1945

    ANIMALS IN WAR 1939-1945

    part of "PEOPLE'S DISPENSARY FOR SICK ANIMALS" (photographs)

    HU 43577

    A mobile PDSA (People's Dispensary for Sick Animals) van giving aid to Londoners' pets in a badly bombed area of the city during the Blitz.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: TYNESIDE SHIPYARDS, 1943

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: TYNESIDE SHIPYARDS, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    DB 151

    A boy, who is an apprentice fitter, sits on some canisters posing for the photographer.

  • THE BOSNIAN CIVIL WAR 1992 - 1995

    THE BOSNIAN CIVIL WAR 1992 - 1995

    part of "WEAVER KEVIN" (photographs) Made by: Weaver Kevin

    BOS 221

    A young boy scavenges for anything which could be salvaged and sold in a rubbish tip situated near a United Nations compound in Sarajevo, December 1994.

  • THE BOSNIAN CIVIL WAR, 1992 - 1995

    THE BOSNIAN CIVIL WAR, 1992 - 1995

    part of "JAFFAR SALMAN" (photographs) Made by: Jaffar, Salman

    HU 62776

    Accommodation huts at Sisak Refugee Camp in Croatia. The Camp catered for Bosnian Muslim refugees displaced by ethnic cleansing during the fighting in Bosnia. It was run by Red Crescent Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW) organisation.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: TYNESIDE SHIPYARDS, 1943

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: TYNESIDE SHIPYARDS, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    DB 70

    A boy welder working on the deck of a ship. He is looking into the camera.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: TYNESIDE SHIPYARDS, 1943

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: TYNESIDE SHIPYARDS, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    DB 156

    A close up of a boy carrying laths of timber.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTHERN IRELAND, 1969 - 2007

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTHERN IRELAND, 1969 - 2007

    part of "MINISTRY OF DEFENCE HQ LAND COMMAND" (photographs) Made by: British Army official photographer

    HU 98352

    Soldiers of 1st Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders man a barricade of Saxon armoured vehicles at the bottom of the Ardoyne Road during the sectarian stand-off at Holy Cross Primary School in Belfast on 10 September 2001. The Royal Ulster Constabulary and...

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    IB 1793

    India 1944: A Bengali boy seated at his spinning wheel, his thread catching the sunlight.

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