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  • THE AUSTRO HUNGARIAN EMPIRE BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    THE AUSTRO HUNGARIAN EMPIRE BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    part of "THE ROAD TO WAR" (photographs)

    Q 81838

    A group of women chat in the street outside the Kreuzbrunnen Colonnade in Marienbad, Bohemia.

  • 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...

  • AUTUMN ON AN ENGLISH FARM: AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN, 1941

    AUTUMN ON AN ENGLISH FARM: AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN, 1941

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

    D 5074

    Cattle are weighed on the weighbridge at Thame market. They are then inspected by graders who decide if the cattle are fat or lean. Cars can be seen parked in the background.

  • A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 25211

    A general view of the busy Broad Street in Reading, showing vehicles and pedestrians going about their daily business. A female cyclist can be seen to the right of the photograph. According to the original caption "in the foreground, beer barrels...

  • LONDON AS USUAL: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    LONDON AS USUAL: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1787

    Pedestrians and vehicles go about their daily business on Brompton Road, London. This photograph was taken looking towards Knightsbridge, with Harrods visible on the right. The stepped kerbs visible on the left of the photograph have been painted in...

  • SAFETY FIRST: ROAD SAFETY FOR CHILDREN, ENGLAND, 1942

    SAFETY FIRST: ROAD SAFETY FOR CHILDREN, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 7805

    A young girl steps into the road as she struggles with her full shopping basket. In her attempt to stop the loaf of bread from falling out of the basket, she hasn't noticed the cars approaching behind her.

  • 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...

  • CATTLE MARKET: EVERYDAY LIFE AT CATTLE MARKETS IN KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    CATTLE MARKET: EVERYDAY LIFE AT CATTLE MARKETS IN KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 22217

    Farm workers inspect the goods for sale on this agricultural tool stall at Sevenoaks market. Run by Alan G Smith of Gravesend, items on this stall include brushes of various sizes, rope and pitchforks.

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

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

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

    D 15668

    A view down Briggate in Leeds, showing men and women going about their business, with the shop 'Burton's' clearly visible on the corner. A banner stretches across the road, advertising a free exhibition of Daily Express war photographs...

  • COUNTRY BUS: TRAVEL AND TRANSPORT IN OSWESTRY, SHROPSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COUNTRY BUS: TRAVEL AND TRANSPORT IN OSWESTRY, SHROPSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 23096

    Sheep are herded down a busy, rainy High Street in Oswestry, Shropshire. The original caption describes this as "a typical market day scene". Cars line the street, and shoppers go about their business under the shelter of their umbrellas.

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