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  • SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

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

    D 1568

    Elephant and Castle London Underground Station Shelter: People sleeping on the crowded platform of Elephant and Castle tube station while taking shelter from German air raids during the London Blitz.

  • A BELGIAN BUYS A SUIT: TAILORING IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    A BELGIAN BUYS A SUIT: TAILORING IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    PD 259

    The master tailor (right) at this tailoring firm (probably Anderson's on Savile Row) helps a new Belgian customer to select cloth for his suit.

  • THE ARMY EXHIBITION IN OXFORD STREET, LONDON, 1943

    THE ARMY EXHIBITION IN OXFORD STREET, LONDON, 1943

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

    TR 1146

    Close up of one of the stands at the Army Exhibition held at the bombed site of John Lewis, Oxford Street, London.

  • A BELGIAN BUYS A SUIT: TAILORING IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    A BELGIAN BUYS A SUIT: TAILORING IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    PD 264

    In the packing room at a London tailoring firm (probably Anderson's on Savile Row), a tailor seals a newly-boxed suit with string and sealing wax.

  • THE CHILDREN'S THEATRE: ENTERTAINMENT FOR CHILDREN IN WARTIME BRITAIN, WOLVERHAMPTON, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    THE CHILDREN'S THEATRE: ENTERTAINMENT FOR CHILDREN IN WARTIME BRITAIN, WOLVERHAMPTON, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    PD 348

    A view of the audience at the 'Children's Theatre of London' performance of 'The Snow Queen' at Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton. The children are completely engrossed in the play, many of them standing to get a better view.

  • THE ARMY EXHIBITION IN OXFORD STREET, LONDON, 1943

    THE ARMY EXHIBITION IN OXFORD STREET, LONDON, 1943

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

    TR 1147

    The bombed site of John Lewis, Oxford Street, London, which was used for the Army Exhibition.

  • THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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

    TR 1946

    A London District Messenger Boy walking past the entrance to the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square, London. In the background is the Church of St Martin's in the Fields.

  • WAR WORKERS NURSERY AT THE CARNEGIE INSTITUTE, HOCKLEY, BIRMINGHAM, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    WAR WORKERS NURSERY AT THE CARNEGIE INSTITUTE, HOCKLEY, BIRMINGHAM, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    L 7

    In the garden of the day nursery attached to the Carnegie Institute of Child Welfare in Birmingham, a nurse feeds a toddler his lunch. Women war workers leave their children at the day nursery attached to the Institute whilst they go to work in local...

  • A BELGIAN BUYS A SUIT: TAILORING IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    A BELGIAN BUYS A SUIT: TAILORING IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    PD 263

    A tailor at a firm in London (probably Anderson's on Savile Row) takes down a bundle of paper patterns from the large selection hanging in the cutting room. The measurements of regular customers are kept and compared with the new ones each time a...

  • THE CHILDREN'S THEATRE: ENTERTAINMENT FOR CHILDREN IN WARTIME BRITAIN, WOLVERHAMPTON, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    THE CHILDREN'S THEATRE: ENTERTAINMENT FOR CHILDREN IN WARTIME BRITAIN, WOLVERHAMPTON, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    PD 345

    A group of girls smile for the camera as they queue for entry to the Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton, to watch a performance of 'The Snow Queen'. Two of the girls are holding hands, and all a very excited about the prospect of a trip to the...

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