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  • 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 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 15650

    A delivery man finishes loading his cart with beer barrels on Neville Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, before moving off to deliver them to pubs around the city. The kegs are very large and completely fill the cart. In the background, on the right hand...

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

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

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

    D 16641

    Service personnel and civilians queue outside the Broadmead Odeon, Bristol. The film showing at this cinema is 'Dangerously They Live', starring John Garfield and Nancy Coleman.

  • 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 15611

    Men, women and children are lined up along the fence beside Hogganfield Loch, Glasgow, to watch the boating on a sunny evening.

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

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

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

    D 15666

    Men, women and children admire the floral bed in Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh. It is described in the original caption as "one of the Holiday-at-Home attractions".

  • 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 15656

    Men and women sit on and stand behind benches as they watch the progress of a game of bowls on Brandling Park Bowling Green in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. A young mother pushes her child in a pram past the game.

  • 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 15651

    Four elderly men sit on a bench under the Stephenson Memorial in Westgate Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Two of the men are smoking a pipe. The original caption describes them as "a quartette of regular morning 'sitters'". A car can...

  • 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.

  • 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 15608

    A scene of every day life on Sauchiehall Street in Glasgow. Men and women go about their daily business and a number 3 tram can be seen on its way to Moss Park (via Paisley Road). Three cars can be seen driving along the almost deserted road. Shops...

  • 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 12591A

    Part-time women war workers produce cables and other electrical equipment for Royal Air Force bombers on the upper floor of this furniture showroom. A supervisor checks that all is well as the business of selling furniture continues below them.

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