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A 4 year old girl carries her doll down a sweeping staircase. She is wearing a blue wool dressing gown which costs 24/ 9d and 5 coupons.
Mrs Duncan works on the assembly of compression legs in the what was once the dining room of this house in Shirley, Croydon, now being used as a workshop. Mrs Duncan is a housewife and has been working at this 'factory' since it opened in...
A 4-year-old girl plays with her cuddly toys as she models a brown cotton dress and knickers set, costing 11/11 and 3 coupons.
PIG FOOD: WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE COLLECTS SALVAGED KITCHEN WASTE, EAST BARNET, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1943
After having collected up the contents of the local pig bins, the East Barnet WVS pig food collection unit car and trailer makes its way through the sunny but deserted streets of High Barnet, on route to the pig farm about 5 miles away.
Mrs Dixon (left) and Mrs Cook work on the assembly of a spring in a 'factory' in an empty house in Shirley, near Croydon. The metal chutes help when passing the job on to the next worker. According to the original caption, Mrs Dixon has two...
A three-quarter length view of a 12-year-old boy playing with a toy aircraft as he models a printed cotton shirt (costing 6/- and 4 coupons) and union flannel shorts (costing 10/3 and 3 coupons).
A full-length portrait of a man and boy as they model Utility underwear: 12 year old boy's wool and cotton vest (costing 5/8 and 2 coupons), wool and cotton trunks (costing 4/10 and 5 coupons) and wool and cotton socks (costing 2/7 and 1 coupon);...
A woman and two girls model Utility underwear. Left to right: a woman's wool vest (costing 4/ 2 and a half d and 3 coupons), and wool panties (costing 3/11 and 3 coupons); 11 year old girl's wool vest (costing 4/-1/2d and 2 coupons) and rayon...
An 11-year-old girl models an art-silk locknit petticoat, costing 5/8 and 3 coupons.
A man wearing Utility pyjamas opens the curtains to a new day. The pyjamas are flannelette and cost 10/ 8d and 8 coupons.