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  • COVENTRY, SPRING 1944: EVERYDAY LIFE IN COVENTRY, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COVENTRY, SPRING 1944: EVERYDAY LIFE IN COVENTRY, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18097

    The roofless shell of St Michael's Baptist Church in Coventry, taken from the top of the west tower of the Cathedral. In the top right hand corner of the photograph can be seen a timber-framed Jacobean pub 'The Golden Cross' which...

  • COVENTRY, SPRING 1944: EVERYDAY LIFE IN COVENTRY, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COVENTRY, SPRING 1944: EVERYDAY LIFE IN COVENTRY, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18092

    Pedestrians and buses hurry along as they go about their daily business on High Street, Coventry. The focus of this photograph is the Cathedral, the tower of which can be seen behind some Ministry of Information posters.

  • BRISTOL'S ARMY BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE, FEBRUARY 1944

    BRISTOL'S ARMY BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE, FEBRUARY 1944

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

    D 18549

    A busy scene Colston Avenue in Bristol, showing pedestrians and vehicles going about their daily business. The statue of Edmund Burke has been covered in boards publicising the Ministry of Information blood donation campaign. Along with an...

  • COVENTRY, SPRING 1944: EVERYDAY LIFE IN COVENTRY, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COVENTRY, SPRING 1944: EVERYDAY LIFE IN COVENTRY, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18094

    A photograph of the interior of Coventry Cathedral, showing the roofless shell of the nave, looking towards the chancel, taken from the west door. A path has been cleared through the rubble, and behind a sign board, a cross made from charred roof beams...

  • COVENTRY, SPRING 1944: EVERYDAY LIFE IN COVENTRY, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COVENTRY, SPRING 1944: EVERYDAY LIFE IN COVENTRY, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18095

    A view of the roofless shell of Coventry Cathedral, looking down the aisle from the altar end towards the west tower and door. Rubble and debris are piled inside, with a wide path cleared through towards the door.

  • COVENTRY, SPRING 1944: EVERYDAY LIFE IN COVENTRY, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COVENTRY, SPRING 1944: EVERYDAY LIFE IN COVENTRY, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18090

    westward along Smithford Street in Coventry. Pedestrians can be seen on either side of the road. The rain-washed pavement is lined with wooden railings which run alongside empty spaces where shops and houses once stood. In the distance, the square...

  • WARTIME HAIR DRESSER: THE WORK OF STEINER'S SALON, GROSVENOR STREET, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    WARTIME HAIR DRESSER: THE WORK OF STEINER'S SALON, GROSVENOR STREET, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18212

    A busy scene showing staff at work in Steiner's salon, housed in a basement on Grosvenor Street in London. The original caption states that this was once an air raid shelter. Steiner moved to this premises in 1940, after having been bombed out of...

  • WARTIME HAIR DRESSER: THE WORK OF STEINER'S SALON, GROSVENOR STREET, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    WARTIME HAIR DRESSER: THE WORK OF STEINER'S SALON, GROSVENOR STREET, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18215

    At Steiner's salon on Grosvenor Street, London, hairdresser Simone, helped by a junior, creates a hairstyle for a customer. According to the original caption, Simone left her job at Steiner's salon five years ago, but has now returned to work...

  • WARTIME HAIR DRESSER: THE WORK OF STEINER'S SALON, GROSVENOR STREET, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    WARTIME HAIR DRESSER: THE WORK OF STEINER'S SALON, GROSVENOR STREET, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18211

    Two members of the Women's Royal Naval Service look through the window of Steiner's hairdressing salon on Grosvenor Street, London. The window is small and is a picture frame in the centre of a larger window, now boarded up following blast...

  • WARTIME HAIR DRESSER: THE WORK OF STEINER'S SALON, GROSVENOR STREET, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    WARTIME HAIR DRESSER: THE WORK OF STEINER'S SALON, GROSVENOR STREET, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18214

    Actress Diana Wynyard has her hair styled by hairdresser Herman Steiner at his salon in London's Grosvenor Street. The salon is housed in a basement which was once used as an air raid shelter.

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