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  • HOW A BRITISH WOMAN DRESSES IN WARTIME: UTILITY CLOTHING IN BRITAIN, 1943

    HOW A BRITISH WOMAN DRESSES IN WARTIME: UTILITY CLOTHING IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 14790

    A model leans against a low wall, her head angled downwards, to show off her outfit. She is wearing the jacket from a cyclamen Utility suit, bought from Dickins and Jones Ltd., for 18 coupons and 82/2d with a black skirt from another suit. She is also...

  • 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...

  • UTILITY CLOTHES: FASHION RESTRICTIONS IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1943

    UTILITY CLOTHES: FASHION RESTRICTIONS IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 14846

    A young model poses on a small flight of steps in the bloomsbury area to show off her checked suit, costing 18 coupons. The original caption describes this suit as 'juvenile', rather than adult.

  • HOW A BRITISH WOMAN DRESSES IN WARTIME: UTILITY CLOTHING IN BRITAIN, 1943

    HOW A BRITISH WOMAN DRESSES IN WARTIME: UTILITY CLOTHING IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 14793

    A model sits on a low wall on a Bloomsbury rooftop to show off her pre-war printed silk dress. According to the original caption, this dress has been "dolled up" by being worn with black gloves and handbag and also with a white hat topped with...

  • COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20000

    Mr P. Thorpee, chief fire officer of Sierra Leone, listens to some records on the radiogram in the lounge of the Colonial Club, Russell Square.

  • COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20010

    In the games room at the Colonial Centre at 17 Russell Square, London, Miss Rosamund Harding (a student teacher) watches as Mr D A Thomas (right) and Mr C O E Cole (centre, playing his shot) enjoy a game of billiards. Both men are law students and all...

  • COLONIAL STUDENTS IN GREAT BRITAIN: STUDENTS AT THE SCHOOL OF ORIENTAL AND AFRICAN STUDIES, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

    COLONIAL STUDENTS IN GREAT BRITAIN: STUDENTS AT THE SCHOOL OF ORIENTAL AND AFRICAN STUDIES, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

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

    D 29302

    Mr S H Chileshe from Kasama, Northern Rhodesia, listens to a record during a linguistics lesson at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). According to the original caption, Mr Chileshe was educated at Waddilove Methodist Mission in Southern...

  • COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20006

    The reception clerk at Colonial Centre, Alfred Stanismore (from British Honduras) stands on the steps of the club at 17 Russell Square to give directions to Mr Colley (a student of journalism from Gambia) and Mr Magzaka (a medical student from South...

  • COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20012

    Law student Mr N'jie unpacks his suitcase in his cubicle at the Colonial Centre at 17 Russell Square, London. Mr N'jie is from Gambia. According to the original caption "members pay 2/6 a night for a cubicle, 2/- for a bed in a dormitory...

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 14646

    Two women set up a 'Make Do and Mend' exhibition, possibly at the Ministry of Information headquarters at Senate House, London. They are hanging a panel entitled 'make war on moths'. A second panel can be seen to the right of the...

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