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  • 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.

  • UNDERGROUND RAILWAY WOMEN: WOMEN AT WORK ON LONDON'S TUBE NETWORK, 1942

    UNDERGROUND RAILWAY WOMEN: WOMEN AT WORK ON LONDON'S TUBE NETWORK, 1942

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

    D 9482

    Mrs Hilda Slater cleans a window of an underground tube train at a station in London. The windows have been covered with mesh-netting to limit the dangers of flying glass in air raids. A diamond-shaped hole has been left in the meshing so that...

  • LONDON JEWS IN WARTIME: THE WORK OF YOUTH CLUBS IN STEPNEY, LONDON, 1942

    LONDON JEWS IN WARTIME: THE WORK OF YOUTH CLUBS IN STEPNEY, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 6535

    Boy cadets from the Bernhard Baron Company, 1st Battalion Royal Fusiliers, City of London Cadets stand to attention, watched by their Commanding Officer Captain Basil L Q Henriques JP, during rifle drill in the gymnasium of the Bernhard Baron Jewish...

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITION ON POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITION ON POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION

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

    D 24945

    Group of exhibition panels stressing the importance of urban and rural planning in the relatively small geographical area that is the British Isles. One of the lead slogans states: 'Our elbow room is less...our need to plan is greater.'

  • THE CHILDREN'S THEATRE: ENTERTAINMENT FOR CHILDREN IN WARTIME BRITAIN, WOLVERHAMPTON, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    THE CHILDREN'S THEATRE: ENTERTAINMENT FOR CHILDREN IN WARTIME BRITAIN, WOLVERHAMPTON, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    PD 348

    A view of the audience at the 'Children's Theatre of London' performance of 'The Snow Queen' at Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton. The children are completely engrossed in the play, many of them standing to get a better view.

  • THE MAKINGS OF A MODERN NEWSPAPER: THE PRODUCTION OF 'THE DAILY MAIL' IN WARTIME, LONDON, UK, 1944

    THE MAKINGS OF A MODERN NEWSPAPER: THE PRODUCTION OF 'THE DAILY MAIL' IN WARTIME, LONDON, UK, 1944

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

    D 20477

    A newspaper man inserts a photograph into a cylinder in the offices of the Daily Mail in London. It is unclear whether this is part of the copying process, or if the cylinder will be sent down the tubes to the copy room, or other area of the building.

  • LONDON IS STILL LONDON: EVERYDAY LIFE IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, FEBRUARY 1941

    LONDON IS STILL LONDON: EVERYDAY LIFE IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, FEBRUARY 1941

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

    D 2099

    A wide view of Oxford Street showing Bourne and Hollingsworth Department Store on the right hand side. On the left of the photograph, a man waits for a bus at the Wardour Street bus stop, and vehicles, (including a bus and a taxi), and pedestrians go...

  • LONDON AFS: MEN OF THE AUXILIARY FIRE SERVICE IN LONDON, C 1940

    LONDON AFS: MEN OF THE AUXILIARY FIRE SERVICE IN LONDON, C 1940

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

    D 2642

    Auxiliary Firemen Bernard Hailstone, Leonard Rosoman and Richard Southern sit amongst rubble and share a smoke after a 'shout', somewhere in London. Southern, who is smoking a pipe, lights Hailstone's cigarette as Rosoman looks on.

  • AUTOMATIC TELEPHONE EXCHANGE: COMMUNICATIONS IN WARTIME, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    AUTOMATIC TELEPHONE EXCHANGE: COMMUNICATIONS IN WARTIME, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 23699

    At an automatic telephone exchange in London, an engineer tests the subscribers meters to make sure that all is functioning properly. These meters are tripped when a call 'loop' (that is, when connections have been made and conversation can...

  • THE OXFORD AND BERMONDSEY BOYS' CLUBS: THE WORK OF BOYS CLUBS IN BERMONDSEY, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    THE OXFORD AND BERMONDSEY BOYS' CLUBS: THE WORK OF BOYS CLUBS IN BERMONDSEY, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18614

    Boys at the Canterbury Club of the Oxford and Bermondsey Boys Club enjoy listening to records on the club's radiogram. The original caption states that the club has "a first class collection of records". The Canterbury Club is on Webb...

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