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  • WARTIME IN THE SCILLIES: EVERYDAY LIFE ON THE SCILLY ISLES, 1941

    WARTIME IN THE SCILLIES: EVERYDAY LIFE ON THE SCILLY ISLES, 1941

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

    D 3324

    Four members of the Women's Land Army (WLA) plant potatoes in a field on the lower slopes of Vane Hill, Tresco, Scilly Isles 1941. Behind them can be seen hills, fields and houses of Dolphin Town.

  • KEEPING POULTRY IN BRITAIN, 1944

    KEEPING POULTRY IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    TR 1564

    A Women's Land Army girl holding a white chicken to demonstrate that when in lay there is a space of at least four fingers between the end of the breast bone and the two pelvic bones under the tail.

  • KEEPING POULTRY IN BRITAIN, 1944

    KEEPING POULTRY IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    TR 1568

    A Women's Land Army girl holding a chicken to show a good layer.

  • KEEPING POULTRY IN BRITAIN, 1944

    KEEPING POULTRY IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    TR 1565

    A Women's Land Army girl holding a white chicken to demonstrate that a good bird should have a broad flat back.

  • KEEPING POULTRY IN BRITAIN, 1944

    KEEPING POULTRY IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    TR 1556

    Hold a chicken by the wings not the legs. Chicken being held by a member of the Women's Land Army.

  • KEEPING POULTRY IN BRITAIN, 1944

    KEEPING POULTRY IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    TR 1559

    Women's Land Army girl holding a white chicken to demonstrate that a long breast bone is needed to support the abdomen.

  • THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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

    TR 1567

    The War Effort: A land girl cleaning out a hen house.

  • WARTIME IN THE SCILLIES: EVERYDAY LIFE ON THE SCILLY ISLES, 1941

    WARTIME IN THE SCILLIES: EVERYDAY LIFE ON THE SCILLY ISLES, 1941

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

    D 3302

    A restful scene of a farmer and his horse ploughing a field on the lower slopes of Vane Hill, Tresco, Scilly Isles, in the sunshine, whilst two Land Girls plant potatoes in the background. Also visible behind the farmer is a view of Beacon Hill, Dolphin...

  • KEEPING POULTRY IN BRITAIN, 1944

    KEEPING POULTRY IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    TR 1557

    Water troughs should be washed out daily and refilled with clean water. Women's Land Army girl holding a watering can.