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  • LAUNDRY IN WARTIME: THE WORK OF GLENIFFER LAUNDRY, CATFORD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    LAUNDRY IN WARTIME: THE WORK OF GLENIFFER LAUNDRY, CATFORD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 23407

    At Gleniffer Laundry in Catford, large bundles of finished laundry are loaded into a large van for delivery to customers.

  • 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.

  • A WORKING CLASS FAMILY IN WARTIME: EVERY DAY LIFE WITH THE SUTER FAMILY IN LONDON, 1940

    A WORKING CLASS FAMILY IN WARTIME: EVERY DAY LIFE WITH THE SUTER FAMILY IN LONDON, 1940

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

    D 788

    Mrs Suter hangs up washing on the clothes line in the garden of the family home at 44 Edgeworth Road in Eltham, South East London in the summer of 1940. She has a clothes peg in her mouth ready for the next item of clothing.

  • 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.

  • HMS INVINCIBLE 1980 - 2000

    HMS INVINCIBLE 1980 - 2000

    part of "SURFACE FLOTILLA PHOTOGRAPHIC UNIT (SFPU) ARCHIVE: HMS INVINCIBLE (1977 - 2005)" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    SFPU-N-CO-1996-183-9

    Watched by Captain I A Forbes, a member of HMS INVINCIBLE's Ship's Company is presented to the Mayor of Durham, probably during the Ship's short visit to Newcastle in June 1996. The City of Durham adopted the Ship and granted it the...

  • WARTIME THEATRE: ENTERTAINMENT IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, AUGUST 1943

    WARTIME THEATRE: ENTERTAINMENT IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, AUGUST 1943

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

    D 16412

    Backstage at the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, Binnie Hale helps co-star Douglas Byng with the costumes for his quick-change act 'Revivals', part of the revue 'Flying Colours', in which they are both starring.

  • SAVILE ROW: TAILORING AT HENRY POOLE & CO., LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    SAVILE ROW: TAILORING AT HENRY POOLE & CO., LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21869

    Customers examine the wares of Henry Poole and Co. in their 18th century showroom on Savile Row. In the background can be seen a large cabinet in which are displayed various swords and several military dress uniforms. The original caption explains that...

  • BRITISH FORCES IN AFGHANISTAN, 2002

    BRITISH FORCES IN AFGHANISTAN, 2002

    part of "MINISTRY OF DEFENCE HQ LAND COMMAND" (photographs) Made by: British Army official photographer

    LAND-02-012-0675

    Scenes in Kabul, February 2002. A woman wearing a burkha hurries past an open air market situated in front of a ruined building, typical of the state of many in Kabul at this time. Kabul was experiencing a period of wet weather after a four year...

  • SEVEN PAIRS OF TINY BOOTS: AMERICAN AID TO BRITISH CHILDREN, ENGLAND, 1941

    SEVEN PAIRS OF TINY BOOTS: AMERICAN AID TO BRITISH CHILDREN, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 3724

    Kenneth Agas and Patricia Violet Wright examine the new shoes they have been given courtesy of Mrs Abernathy, from Seattle, a member of the English Speaking Union.

  • MEND AND MAKE DO: DRESSMAKING CLASSES IN LONDON, 1943

    MEND AND MAKE DO: DRESSMAKING CLASSES IN LONDON, 1943

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

    D 12891

    Mrs K Holmes make a coat for one of her three children at the Make Do and Mend class she is attending. This class is held in the office of the Kennington branch of the Labour Party. She appears to be sewing a pocket on by hand.

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