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  • BIRTH OF A STAR: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR ACTRESS MURIEL PAVLOW, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    BIRTH OF A STAR: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR ACTRESS MURIEL PAVLOW, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 24347

    Actress Muriel Pavlow plays the card game 'Patience' as she waits for her scene to be called at Welwyn Gardens Studios, Hertfordshire. The Wardrobe Master, D A (Bill) Smith, watches her as she plays.

  • THE WORK OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    THE WORK OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 4035

    A group of volunteers in the Sewing Section sit around the table in the workroom at South Africa House, making pyjamas and dressing gowns for hospitals. The materials they are working with have been bought with donations from South Africa. The leader...

  • OLD RAGS INTO NEW CLOTH: SALVAGE IN BRITAIN, APRIL 1942

    OLD RAGS INTO NEW CLOTH: SALVAGE IN BRITAIN, APRIL 1942

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

    D 7463

    A mill worker supervises the facing machine at this textile mill, somewhere in Britain. The facing machine brushes a light pile onto the material, which in this case, is lady's Utility checked material, which has been made from 75 year old...

  • LAUNDRY IN WARTIME: THE WORK OF GLENIFFER LAUNDRY, CATFORD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    LAUNDRY IN WARTIME: THE WORK OF GLENIFFER LAUNDRY, CATFORD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 23273

    A worker at Gleniffer Laundry loads clothing into a large 'French Cleaning' machine. The original caption states that the majority of garments requiring such treatment are suits and overcoats.

  • 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 14784

    A model sits on a wall as she poses for the camera on a rooftop in Bloomsbury to show off her scarlet and white spot-printed Utility rayon shirt dress with front-buttoning. This dress costs 7 coupons and 53/-. She is wearing the dress with a white...

  • THE WORK OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    THE WORK OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 4049

    Mrs Harrison (wearing a hat) help a South African member of the Royal Air Force try on some gloves in the stockroom of the South African Volunteer Service at South Africa House, London. A South African sailor in the Royal Navy tries on some large white...

  • LONDON FASHION DESIGNERS: THE WORK OF MEMBERS OF THE INCORPORATED SOCIETY OF LONDON FASHION DESIGNERS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    LONDON FASHION DESIGNERS: THE WORK OF MEMBERS OF THE INCORPORATED SOCIETY OF LONDON FASHION DESIGNERS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 23782

    A model wears a brown and beige all-wool checked suit by fashion designer Hardy Amies. She is wearing a matching coat. An angled hat completes the outfit.

  • RABBIT GOES TO YOUR HEAD: HAT MANUFACTURE IN BRITAIN, 1940

    RABBIT GOES TO YOUR HEAD: HAT MANUFACTURE IN BRITAIN, 1940

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

    D 1285

    With the next hat to be worked on waiting on his head, this hat maker is rounding, or cutting, the rim of this hat to size. A pile of hats also awaiting attention can be seen just behind him.

  • HUDDERSFIELD CLOTH MILL: THE WORK OF C & J HIRST AND SONS LTD., SUNNYBANK, LONGWOOD, HUDDERSFIELD, YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    HUDDERSFIELD CLOTH MILL: THE WORK OF C & J HIRST AND SONS LTD., SUNNYBANK, LONGWOOD, HUDDERSFIELD, YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 16807

    Mill workers man large yarn spinning machines at the mill of C and J Hirst and Sons Ltd. in Huddersfield. These machines spin wool into yarn, which will then be woven into cloth.

  • WARTIME THEATRE: ENTERTAINMENT IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, AUGUST 1943

    WARTIME THEATRE: ENTERTAINMENT IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, AUGUST 1943

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

    D 16412

    Backstage at the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, Binnie Hale helps co-star Douglas Byng with the costumes for his quick-change act 'Revivals', part of the revue 'Flying Colours', in which they are both starring.

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