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  • LOUDSPEAKERS IN TRAFALGAR SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    LOUDSPEAKERS IN TRAFALGAR SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    D 3615

    A view of one of the four loudspeaker units that were installed on the fountains in Trafalgar Square to relay the music of military bands that played on the roof of the surface shelter, also in Trafalgar Square.

  • BLACKOUT PRECAUTIONS FOR DRIVERS, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    BLACKOUT PRECAUTIONS FOR DRIVERS, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2734

    A view of a winding road, somewhere in London, showing the black and white stripes or blocks which have been painted on the kerb to give a checked effect, highlighting the kerb to drivers in the blackout.

  • BLACKOUT PRECAUTIONS FOR DRIVERS IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    BLACKOUT PRECAUTIONS FOR DRIVERS IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2749

    This photograph shows the hooded headlamps of a Westminster stretcher party vehicle, somewhere in London. The hood fits over the headlamp and is completely solid, with the exception of three strips cut into it which allow light to filter through and...

  • LOUDSPEAKER ON THE LONDON UNDERGROUND, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    LOUDSPEAKER ON THE LONDON UNDERGROUND, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    D 3618

    A view of a loudspeaker unit, in use on the platform of a London Underground ('Tube') station.

  • BLACKOUT AND AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    BLACKOUT AND AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2739

    The large windows above this J Lyon's and Company tea shop have been bricked up, but with a few small openings remaining. The windows have been bricked up so that they are not continually smashed during air raids. A bus stop is also just visible...

  • AFS EXHIBITION FOR NEW YORK, 1941

    AFS EXHIBITION FOR NEW YORK, 1941

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

    D 2996

    A photograph showing an exhibition designed by the Ministry of Information relating to the work of the London Fire Brigade and the Auxiliary Fire Service, which is to be shipped to New York. The various panels of the display include 'Progress of an...

  • BLACKOUT AND AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    BLACKOUT AND AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2742

    This photograph shows a thick brick blast wall which has been built in front of a Police Box, somewhere in London. The lower part of the wall has been painted with black and white stripes to make it clearly visible to pedestrians in the blackout.

  • BLACKOUT PRECAUTIONS FOR DRIVERS, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    BLACKOUT PRECAUTIONS FOR DRIVERS, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2730

    This photograph shows a large white 'V' painted on the road in the Strand in London, as a precaution for those driving in the blackout.

  • BLACKOUT AND AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    BLACKOUT AND AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2741

    The large doorway at the entrance to the Royal Institute of British Architects has been bricked up and a new entrance created. An extra brick wall has been placed in front of the entrance and the doorway moved to the side if this wall. The aim of this...

  • BLACKOUT PRECAUTIONS FOR DRIVERS, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    BLACKOUT PRECAUTIONS FOR DRIVERS, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2733

    A member of the Westminster Road Lining Unit pushes his line-painting machine along a London street as he puts the finishing touches to the large white 'Y' he is painting on the road. Several cars can be seen in the background.

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