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  • MINISTRY OF FOOD MEALS, UK, 1944

    MINISTRY OF FOOD MEALS, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF FOOD SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Food official photographer

    V 157

    A 'portrait' of a vegetable pie with cheese and oatmeal crust. This is one of a series of meals developed by the Ministry of Food to encourage people to make the best use of available home-grown produce.

  • MINISTRY OF FOOD MEALS, UK, 1943

    MINISTRY OF FOOD MEALS, UK, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF FOOD SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Food official photographer

    V 137

    A 'portrait' of a dish called 'Sausage and Apple Mould'. This is one of a series of meals developed by the Ministry of Food to encourage people to make the best use of available home-grown produce.

  • RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE MINISTRY OF FOOD KITCHEN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE MINISTRY OF FOOD KITCHEN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF FOOD SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Food official photographer

    V 156

    Women at work in the Ministry of Food research kitchen in London. The aim of the kitchen is to develop recipes which make the absolute best use of produce available in wartime to ensure that the civilian population have the best possible wartime diet.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    D 8727

    A view of part of the 'Bread into Battle' exhibition at Charing Cross underground station. The display reminds citizens that 'food is a munition of war - don't waste it'. There are also four separate round panels, reading...

  • BRITISH POLITICAL PERSONALITIES 1936-1945

    BRITISH POLITICAL PERSONALITIES 1936-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    P 1944

    The Churchill Coalition Government 11 May 1940 - 23 May 1945: Ernest Bevin MP, the Minister of Labour and National Service from May 1940, taking his place in the queue for lunch with women war production workers at a Government factory. Bevin had been...

  • RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE MINISTRY OF FOOD KITCHEN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE MINISTRY OF FOOD KITCHEN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF FOOD SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Food official photographer

    V 122

    A three-quarter length portrait of Mrs Lillie Taylor of Oldham, Lancashire at work in the Ministry of Food kitchen. According to the original caption, she is "one of 25 housewives who have been chosen to show cookery experts of the Ministry of Food...

  • FILMS WHILE YOU EAT: MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM SHOWS IN BRITAIN, 1944

    FILMS WHILE YOU EAT: MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM SHOWS IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    D 18863

    Workers of the London Passenger Transport Board watch a newsreel as they finish their midday meal in the works canteen. The Ministry of Supply sponsored a special newsreel called 'War Work News'.

  • BRITISH RESTAURANT BEFORE INTERIOR DECORATION: EATING OUT IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1944

    BRITISH RESTAURANT BEFORE INTERIOR DECORATION: EATING OUT IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF FOOD SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Food official photographer

    V 151

    Civilians enjoy their lunchtime meal as a group of four Ministry of Food officials inspect a British Restaurant, somewhere in London, in order to determine what needs to be done to make it more appealing. The original caption states that this is a...

  • MINISTRY OF FOOD MEALS, UK, 1943

    MINISTRY OF FOOD MEALS, UK, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF FOOD SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Food official photographer

    V 135

    A 'portrait' of a Carrot Flan. This is one of a series of meals developed by the Ministry of Food to encourage people to make the best use of available home-grown produce.

  • WARTIME SOCIAL SURVEY: INFORMATION GATHERING IN WARTIME BRITAIN, UK, 1944

    WARTIME SOCIAL SURVEY: INFORMATION GATHERING IN WARTIME BRITAIN, UK, 1944

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

    D 18844

    As part of another study carried out by the Wartime Social Survey, housewives were asked to check the size of food portions against a chart, visible on the kitchen wall of this British home. Various food items are covered on the chart, including bacon...

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