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  • THE KOREAN WAR 1950 - 1953

    THE KOREAN WAR 1950 - 1953

    part of "CENTRAL OFFICE OF INFORMATION KOREAN WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Wilsterman Don E (Private 1st Class, 13th Signal Company)

    MH 32904

    Private First Class Carl H Boxher, Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st US Cavalry Division, holds a Korean orphan who has been adopted by the company.

  • THE EVACUATION OF BRITISH CHILDREN TO CANADA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE EVACUATION OF BRITISH CHILDREN TO CANADA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "CANADIAN SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Karsh Malak

    CAN 217

    A portrait of a group of young British evacuees standing on a grand staircase in a large house in Ottawa. They were evacuated to Canada as part of a larger group of 24 children evacuated privately from Byron House School in Highgate, London. They...

  • BRITISH CANALS IN WARTIME: TRANSPORT IN BRITAIN, 1944

    BRITISH CANALS IN WARTIME: TRANSPORT IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    D 21765

    A boatman's wife steers the 'butty', the second in the pair of canal boats operated by he husband, probably along the Grand Union Canal, her baby seated beside her. Canal boats are mostly operated in pairs, the leader being run by an...

  • Leave this to Us Sonny

    Leave this to Us Sonny

    (posters) Made by: Ministry of Health (publisher/sponsor)

    Art.IWM PST 13854

    whole: the image is positioned in the upper two-thirds. The title and text are separate and placed in the lower third, in red and in black. All held within a black border and set against a white background. image: a full-length depiction of a young boy...

  • BRITISH FORCES IN BERLIN, GERMANY 1949 - 1960

    BRITISH FORCES IN BERLIN, GERMANY 1949 - 1960

    part of "MINISTRY OF DEFENCE POST 1945 OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: British Army official photographer

    BER 49-138-006

    The Berlin Blockade, 1949. During a visit to Berlin, the Archbishop of York, Dr C F Garbett,christens the twin babies of Major and Mrs J W Clarke at Church House, Berlin.

  • BRITAIN'S YOUTH PREPARES: BOYS CREATE ALLOTMENTS ON BOMB SITES, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1942

    BRITAIN'S YOUTH PREPARES: BOYS CREATE ALLOTMENTS ON BOMB SITES, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 8953

    A three-quarter length portrait of eleven year old Jimmy West as he digs on a makeshift allotment on a bombed site in London, ready to plant the bean seeds sent from America. According to the original caption, Jimmy had been evacuated to Ware in...

  • THE EVACUATION OF BRITISH CHILDREN TO CANADA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE EVACUATION OF BRITISH CHILDREN TO CANADA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "CANADIAN SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Karsh Malak

    CAN 224

    A portrait of a young British evacuee as he writes at a desk at his new school in Ottawa. He was evacuated to Canada as part of a group of 24 children evacuated privately from Byron House School in Highgate, London. They stayed in Canada between 1940...

  • Milk - The Essential Food for Growing Children

    Milk - The Essential Food for Growing Children

    (posters) Made by: Ministry of Food (publisher/sponsor)

    Art.IWM PST 0672

    whole: the image fills the whole with text integrated within it. The title is placed at the bottom in large dark blue lettering. Black text contained within a red rectangle is positioned in the bottom left corner, with part of this rectangle covering...

  • BELGIAN FISHERMEN IN BRIXHAM, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, JULY 1944

    BELGIAN FISHERMEN IN BRIXHAM, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, JULY 1944

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

    PD 225

    A portrait of a young Belgian boy as he studies at the Belgian school in Brixham, Devon.

  • Vente de Charité [Charity Sale]

    Vente de Charité [Charity Sale]

    (posters) Made by: Barrère, Adrien (Undefined) 1915

    Art.IWM PST 11203

    whole: the image occupies the upper quarter, held within a brown border. The title and text are separate and positioned below, in brown. All set against a white background. image: a depiction of three 'poilus' wearing helmets and carrying...

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