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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.

  • 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 72

    Workers at a shipyard, somewhere in Britain, chip an airtight oil hatch on a tanker. Behind them, several large cranes can be seen, dominating the skyline.

  • 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 115

    A general view of a shipyard, somewhere in Britain, showing prefabricated metal sheets in the foreground. The skyline is dominated by several large cranes. To the left of the photograph can be seen part of the 'skeleton' of a ship under...

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

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

    IB 113

    India 1944: A rag merchant displaying his wares outside the Jama Masjid Mosque, Old Delhi.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: TYNESIDE SHIPYARDS, ENGLAND, 1943

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: TYNESIDE SHIPYARDS, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    DB 178

    The end of the shift. Tens of workers, both male and female, having finished their work stream off a large vessel and through the shipyard.

  • 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 206

    A general view of a shipyard, somewhere in Britain. A large ship 'skeleton' can be seen on the left hand side of the photograph. A large number of large cranes can also be seen.

  • 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 112

    A caulker at work on a large metal plate at a shipyard, somewhere in Britain. The caulker's job is to fill in any gaps, making the ship watertight.

  • THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY, GREENWICH, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY, GREENWICH, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 24703

    A scientist at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, waits for a break in the clouds to take a photograph of the sun, using a haliograph. According to the original caption, this has occurred daily, weather permitting, since 1873 and "the photographs...

  • 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 122

    A young boy sits in his cab to operate his crane at a shipyard, somewhere in Britain.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS

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

    IB 3533C

    Making noodles by hand in the Sze-Chwan province of China. Lengths of noodles strectched out to dry in the sun.

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