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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 3006C - IB 3200C

    Album 16 contains: scenes at the British Embassy in Chungking, including: portraits of Geoffrey Wallinger, diplomatic counsellor, members of the Embassy staff in "Seymour Court", various exterior views of offices and residences; exterior views...

  • 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 2001 - IB 2200

    Album 11 contains: scenes outside Delhi showing Indian women drawing water from a well, scenes at Ambala Railway Station including: passengers waiting for trains, views of the booking hall, views of a fruit stall outside the luggage office; scenes in...

  • 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...

  • 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 3801C - IB 4000C

    Album 20 contains: portraits of General Wu Tiecheng, Secretary General of the Kuominang; portraits of Mrs K C Wu, wife of the Chinese Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs; scenes at the Nanyang Brothers' Tobacco Company plant at Chungking including:...

  • 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 4201C - IB 4400C

    Album 22 contains: scenes at the Red Cross Hospital in Changsha including: Miss Silver with one of her students, students at work, a women recovering from an operation, wounded soldiers waiting for treatment, Dr. Lochner visiting patients and views 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...

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