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  • LONDON IN THE SPRING OF 1941: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND

    LONDON IN THE SPRING OF 1941: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND

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

    D 2937

    Four young ladies enjoy a stroll in the Spring sunshine along a shopping street in the West End of London. Two are wearing fancy hats, proving that wartime clothing doesn't have to be drab! Cars and other pedestrians go about their daily business...

  • LONDON IN THE SPRING OF 1941: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND

    LONDON IN THE SPRING OF 1941: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND

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

    D 2973

    A busy scene in London's Leicester Square as civilians and service personnel queue for admission to the Empire and Ritz cinemas. The queue snakes past a large Dolcis shoe shop and a small milk bar before reaching the cinemas. The Empire is showing...

  • FOSTER PARENTS PLAN LONDON NURSERY: CARING FOR DISPLACED CHILDREN, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    FOSTER PARENTS PLAN LONDON NURSERY: CARING FOR DISPLACED CHILDREN, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 6124

    Nurses and children at the 'Foster Parents Plan for War Children' Nursery in Hampstead wave goodbye to Eric Muggeridge, the Organising Director of the 'Plan', as he prepares to drive away in the ambulance car that will transport some...

  • FLYING BOMB: V1 BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    FLYING BOMB: V1 BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21230

    A cloud of smoke rises in the distance after a V1 attack in the Norwood area of London. Life appear to be continuing as normal, however, as this busy high street scene illustrates. At the far end of the street (possibly Norwood High Street or Lower...

  • SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    D 1568

    Elephant and Castle London Underground Station Shelter: People sleeping on the crowded platform of Elephant and Castle tube station while taking shelter from German air raids during the London Blitz.

  • VAN GIRL: HORSE AND CART DELIVERIES FOR THE LONDON, MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

    VAN GIRL: HORSE AND CART DELIVERIES FOR THE LONDON, MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    D 16833

    After collecting another load from the depot, Lilian Carpenter (left) and Vera Perkins pause in a Square in Bloomsbury to allow Snowball the horse to drink from a trough.

  • BRITISH FOOD STOCKS FOR LIBERATED EUROPE, 1945

    BRITISH FOOD STOCKS FOR LIBERATED EUROPE, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF FOOD SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Food official photographer

    V 167

    Four children help two lorry men to load large tins of Meredith and Drew Ltd. 'Welfare Biscuits' onto a lorry. A row of terraced houses can be seen behind them. In addition to the biscuits, boxes of Ministry of Food mixed vegetable soup (...

  • LONDON BY MOONLIGHT, 1940

    LONDON BY MOONLIGHT, 1940

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

    D 712

    The headlamps of cars streak through the darkness as they travel around Piccadilly Circus in London. Several pedestrians are just visible. A sand-bagged and boarded-up Eros can also be seen.

  • THE WORK OF THE GENERAL POST OFFICE, LONDON, OCTOBER 1941

    THE WORK OF THE GENERAL POST OFFICE, LONDON, OCTOBER 1941

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

    D 5245

    Motor cyclist W A J Dearn is a motorcycle messenger attached to Wood Green Post Office.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION CAMPAIGN POSTERS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION CAMPAIGN POSTERS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 13825

    Civilians walk past a poster on the wall of the Ministry of Health building in Westerminster, London in 1943. The poster warns citizens about the dangers of Venereal Disease.

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