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  • THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY, GREENWICH, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY, GREENWICH, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    D 24703

    A scientist at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, waits for a break in the clouds to take a photograph of the sun, using a haliograph. According to the original caption, this has occurred daily, weather permitting, since 1873 and "the photographs...

  • THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY, GREENWICH, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY, GREENWICH, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    D 24697

    A view of Flamsteed House, part of the old Observatory building designed by Sir Christopher Wren. Clearly visible in the top right hand corner is the time ball, which, since 1833 until the outbreak of the war, had given a time signal to ships in the...

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    IB 4001C - IB 4200C

    Album 21 contains: officers of the British Military Mission at Pihu: Maj Grossett, Lt Col Annand, Maj Gen Grimsdale, Col Jacobs-Larkcom, Lt Col Shallam, Capt Hampshire, Maj Cartor, Maj Dawson, Dr London, Maj Handley Derry, Maj Herbert, Maj George, Maj...

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    IB 3601C - IB 3800C

    Album 19 contains: scenes at Ginling Girls College evacuated to Chengtu including: students leaving class, during lessons, in the library, practicing archery and Chinese dance, views of the college buildings and grounds, portraits of Dr Wu, President of...

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    IB 1 - IB 200

    Album 1 contains: portraits of Field Marshal Earl Wavell, Viceroy of India and his wife, at the Viceroy's House in Delhi; various scenes at the Viceroy's Leave Camp showing views of the interior and exterior of the house and portraits of...

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    IB 601 - IB 800

    Album 4 contains: scenes at the Viceroy's house in New Delhi including: Capt. the Hon. Simon Astley and Capt. Henderson being inoculated against fever by Colonel Williamson, the Viceroy's House Surgeon, portrait of Mrs De Bathe, secretary to...

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    IB 3201C - IB 3400C

    Album 17 contains: views of passengers on a ferryboat crossing the Yangtse River at Chungking; views of the banks of the Yangtse River at Chungking including views of sampans moored on the river; scenes at a tobacco factory in Chungking including: girl...

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    IB 1801 - IB 2000

    Album 10 contains: scenes in the village of Kalighat including: Indians bathing in the River Ganges, women shoppers outside a fruiterers, Hindu worshippers in the Kalighat Kali Temple, a goat being sacrificed outside the temple, views of the exterior of...

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    IB 1601 - IB 1800

    Album 9 contains: scenes in Palwal including: women drawing water from a well, water buffalo being taken to a pond to be watered, women taking clothes to a pond for washing; scenes at the Mathematical Instrument Office in Calcutta including: the...

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL SUBJECTS INDIA, BURMA AND CHINA

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    IB 1201- IB 1400

    Album 7 contains: scenes at the Signals School of the Royal Indian Navy at Bombay including ARN Commander attaching a message to a carrier pigeon and Indian ratings in the canteen; scenes at the British Military Hospital at Colaba including: Miss Mary...

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