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  • A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 25243

    Housewives crowd around the cart of a travelling vegetable seller on Wolseley Street in Reading. The road is lined with rows of terraced workmen's houses, and a milkman can be seen to the right of the photograph, delivering the morning milk....

  • BRITISH CANALS IN WARTIME: TRANSPORT IN BRITAIN, 1944

    BRITISH CANALS IN WARTIME: TRANSPORT IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    D 21751

    Boatman Ronald Hambridge (left) collects his rations from the headquarters of the Grand Union Canal Carrying Company at Hayes in Middlesex. The original caption explains that canals workers are greatly affected by food rationing because they are unable...

  • BRITAIN QUEUES FOR FOOD: RATIONING AND FOOD SHORTAGES IN WARTIME, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    BRITAIN QUEUES FOR FOOD: RATIONING AND FOOD SHORTAGES IN WARTIME, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 25031

    Women and children queue outside the greengrocer's shop owned by J Wood, at 97-99 High Road, Wood Green, London. Also visible are 'B. Hemming's' and 'Hammett's'. A sign in the greengrocer's states that '...

  • THE AUSTRO HUNGARIAN EMPIRE BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    THE AUSTRO HUNGARIAN EMPIRE BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    part of "THE ROAD TO WAR" (photographs)

    Q 81838

    A group of women chat in the street outside the Kreuzbrunnen Colonnade in Marienbad, Bohemia.

  • CABBAGES AND PRIMA DONNAS:  LIFE IN WARTIME COVENT GARDEN, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    CABBAGES AND PRIMA DONNAS: LIFE IN WARTIME COVENT GARDEN, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 577

    Mr Ben Coombs, a salesman for F A Secrett Ltd, of Bell Farm, Walton-on-Thames, sells rhubarb and daffodils from his booth at Covent Garden market in London, 1940.

  • LONDON CARRIES ON: SHOPPING IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

    LONDON CARRIES ON: SHOPPING IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

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

    D 6575

    Groceries, fruit and vegetables on sale at Shearn's on Tottenham Court Road.

  • CHRISTMAS PARTY FOR TROOPER DEVEREUX'S DAUGHTER: CHRISTMAS IN WARTIME, PINNER, MIDDLESEX, DECEMBER 1944

    CHRISTMAS PARTY FOR TROOPER DEVEREUX'S DAUGHTER: CHRISTMAS IN WARTIME, PINNER, MIDDLESEX, DECEMBER 1944

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

    D 23005

    Outside the main entrance to Selfridge's department store on Oxford Street, representatives of the YMCA load the Christmas tree they have just purchased into their van. The tree is destined for Mrs Devereux and her daughter Jean, a present from Mrs...

  • THE WAR AND MISS CRASKE: AT HOME IN LONDON AND AT WORK AT QUEEN'S COLLEGE, TAUNTON, 1943

    THE WAR AND MISS CRASKE: AT HOME IN LONDON AND AT WORK AT QUEEN'S COLLEGE, TAUNTON, 1943

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

    D 12270

    In the toy department of a large department store in London's West End, Pauline Craske (left) buys a woolly toy dog for a friend's baby. In the background, a young boy looks for something to buy with his pocket money.

  • BRITAIN QUEUES FOR FOOD: RATIONING AND FOOD SHORTAGES IN WARTIME, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    BRITAIN QUEUES FOR FOOD: RATIONING AND FOOD SHORTAGES IN WARTIME, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 25034

    Housewives queue outside baker and confectioner 'Williamson's' on High Road, Wood Green. The original caption states that "there is plenty of bread in the shop, but the housewives are queuing for cake. You must have something for...

  • CATHOLIC PUBLIC SCHOOL: EVERYDAY LIFE AT AMPLEFORTH COLLEGE, YORK, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    CATHOLIC PUBLIC SCHOOL: EVERYDAY LIFE AT AMPLEFORTH COLLEGE, YORK, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 17366

    Boys at Ampleforth College buy sweets and chocolate from the school tuck shop. The tuck shop is run supervised by boys from the upper school, who are seen here on the left, collecting the money and marking off the ration coupons of the customers on the...

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