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  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME BOURNEMOUTH, HAMPSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, OCTOBER 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME BOURNEMOUTH, HAMPSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, OCTOBER 1943

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

    D 16671

    A tea dance in progress in the big ballroom tea lounge at the Municipal Pavilion in Bournemouth. In the foreground, people sit to drink tea, whilst in the background, the dancers are just visible. A waitress can be seen in the centre of the photograph.

  • BOYS LESSONS PROVIDE WARTIME TOYS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    BOYS LESSONS PROVIDE WARTIME TOYS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15416

    In the playground of an infant school in north London, young children play on the new see-saw made for them by the boys of Medburn Road School from salvaged materials.

  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME DURHAM, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME DURHAM, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15632

    A busy scene showing shoppers going about their daily business on Silver Street in Durham. On the left, the clothing store 'Burton' can be seen. In the background, at the end of the street is the Castle Hotel and a shop named 'W Duncan...

  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME EXETER, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, OCTOBER 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME EXETER, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, OCTOBER 1943

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

    D 16650

    A busy everyday scene inside the Higher Market in Exeter. The original caption states that the larger firms have joined the smaller shopkeepers' stalls in the market, which, before the war, along with neighbouring Goldsmith Street, was earmarked...

  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15645

    Two sailors on shore leave are amongst those enjoying a stroll down Northumberland Street in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. A woman prepares to cross the road and a dustman can be seen preparing to sweep the road beside his cart. Clearly visible on the left is...

  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME DURHAM, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME DURHAM, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15631

    A group of young men and women look in the window of a jeweller's shop on Silver Street in Durham.

  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME GLASGOW, SCOTLAND, UK, 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME GLASGOW, SCOTLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15612

    Children paddle beside the rowing boats at Hogganfield Loch on a sunny evening in Glasgow. Others sit in the shade on the tree-lined bank, to enjoy the view over the water.

  • FROM ARM CHAIRS TO BOMBERS: WAR WORK AT PERRINGS FURNITURE SHOWROOM, KINGSTON, SURREY, 1943

    FROM ARM CHAIRS TO BOMBERS: WAR WORK AT PERRINGS FURNITURE SHOWROOM, KINGSTON, SURREY, 1943

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

    D 12600

    An elderly woman war worker deep in concentration in the Coil Taping section of this 'factory' in the partly-converted Perrings furniture showroom in Kingston. The factory now produces electrical equipment for Royal Air Force bombers.

  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15644

    A young boy looks after his mule on the street opposite the Theatre Royal on Grey Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. A second boy is leaning against the mule-drawn cart.

  • FROM ARM CHAIRS TO BOMBERS: WAR WORK AT PERRINGS FURNITURE SHOWROOM, KINGSTON, SURREY, 1943

    FROM ARM CHAIRS TO BOMBERS: WAR WORK AT PERRINGS FURNITURE SHOWROOM, KINGSTON, SURREY, 1943

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

    D 12593

    Part-time women war workers inspect cables in the Inspection Department of the 'factory' at Perrings furniture showrooms. They are producing electrical equipment for the Royal Air Force.

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