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  • AIR RAID DAMAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

    AIR RAID DAMAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

    part of "HOME OFFICE FIRST WORLD WAR AIR RAID DAMAGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Home Office photographer 1917-06

    HO 33

    The damaged facade of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, following a devastating air raid by 20 Gotha GVs on 13 June 1917. This was the first of two daylight Gotha GV raids on London. Piles of timber and brick rubble can be seen in the foreground, and the...

  • TRAINING FOR WAR WORK AT THE CHELSEA POLYTECHNIC MINISTRY OF LABOUR TRAINING CENTRE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    TRAINING FOR WAR WORK AT THE CHELSEA POLYTECHNIC MINISTRY OF LABOUR TRAINING CENTRE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 3964

    A machine shop trainee at the Ministry of Labour training centre at Chelsea Polytechnic at work on a milling machine.

  • ROYAL HOSPITAL CHELSEA: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE CHELSEA PENSIONERS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    ROYAL HOSPITAL CHELSEA: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE CHELSEA PENSIONERS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 25589

    Chelsea Pensioners enjoy a game of bowls in the sunshine, probably in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea.

  • A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A WARTIME HOUSEWIFE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A WARTIME HOUSEWIFE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2370

    After lunch, Mrs Day sets out to do her weekly shop on the King's Road in Chelsea. She walks past several women with prams and a member of the RAF as they queue to the left of a large furniture store. The shop has furniture displayed on the street...

  • A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A WARTIME HOUSEWIFE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A WARTIME HOUSEWIFE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2373

    A shopkeeper stamps Mrs Day's ration book during her shopping trip on the Kings Road in Chelsea. In the foreground can be seen the tea, sugar, 'national butter', margarine, cooking fats and bacon she is allowed for one week.

  • WAR BRIDE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN WARTIME LONDON, MARCH 1943

    WAR BRIDE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN WARTIME LONDON, MARCH 1943

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

    D 12864

    Flying Officer Harold Lackland Bevan buys some daffodils for his bride-to-be from a flower seller in Sloane Square, Chelsea.

  • AIR RAID DAMAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

    AIR RAID DAMAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

    part of "HOME OFFICE FIRST WORLD WAR AIR RAID DAMAGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Home Office photographer 1918-02

    HO 30

    Rubble and debris dominates the foreground of this photograph, showing the damage to Chelsea Hospital following a bombing raid by Zeppelin Staaken R39 on the night of 16 - 17 February 1918. Glass has been blown from window frames and the roof of the...

  • TRAINING FOR WAR WORK AT THE CHELSEA POLYTECHNIC MINISTRY OF LABOUR TRAINING CENTRE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    TRAINING FOR WAR WORK AT THE CHELSEA POLYTECHNIC MINISTRY OF LABOUR TRAINING CENTRE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 3965

    A trainee reads a micrometer at the Ministry of Labour training centre at Chelsea Polytechnic.

  • A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A WARTIME HOUSEWIFE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A WARTIME HOUSEWIFE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2377

    Mrs Day, helped by the female conductor, jumps on the bus that will take her to work. In the background, it is clear that quite a bit of air raid damage has been sustained. This photograph was probably taken on Fulham Road. The tower visible in the...

  • ROYAL HOSPITAL CHELSEA: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE CHELSEA PENSIONERS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    ROYAL HOSPITAL CHELSEA: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE CHELSEA PENSIONERS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 25576

    A general view of the South front of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, with cannon from past campaigns lined up in the foreground.

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