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  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: EXHIBITIONS

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: EXHIBITIONS

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Works official photographer

    (MOW) T 51816

    A bedroom in the People's House Exhibition. This is one of a series of rooms furnished on a 'make do and mend' basis by members of the Women's Voluntary Service (WVS) to show what could be achieved with secondhand furniature. The...

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: HOUSING MODELS

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: HOUSING MODELS

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Works official photographer

    (MOW) T 4678

    A display case at an exhibition by the Ministry of Town and Country Planning on the EFM Prefabricated House containing scaled site layout plan for a neighbourhood of the temporary houses (roads and services laid out to suit later construction of...

  • 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...

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: WOLVERHAMPTON

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: WOLVERHAMPTON

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Works official photographer

    (MOW) T 47889

    Directional traffic volume diagram for October 1947.

  • 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 2964

    A large crowd has gathered at Speaker's Corner, to listen to two of the speakers in action under the trees on the edge of Hyde Park, London.

  • FIRE DESTRUCTION, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, C 1940

    FIRE DESTRUCTION, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, C 1940

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

    D 4010

    A pile of rubble and timber is all that is left of this building on Small Brook Street, Birmingham, after it was destroyed by fire, c 1940.

  • PIG FOOD: WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE COLLECTS SALVAGED KITCHEN WASTE, EAST BARNET, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1943

    PIG FOOD: WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE COLLECTS SALVAGED KITCHEN WASTE, EAST BARNET, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    D 14254

    Two girls prepare to carry the food scraps they are collecting from their mother down to the pig bin at the corner of their road. Great care has been taken to exclude tea leaves, egg shells and bones, as these are unsuitable for pig food.

  • AID FROM AMERICA: LEND-LEASE FOOD, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    AID FROM AMERICA: LEND-LEASE FOOD, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 4318

    A waiter dishes up a plate of American eggs and bacon to a group of people seated at a table outside the empty shell of a severely bomb damaged school. The school has the words 'Sayer Street Schools, 1891' on the stone plaque visible on the...

  • 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 22206

    Local butcher George Challis (centre) smokes his pipe as he selects sheep in a pen at Maidstone cattle market.

  • NATIONAL FIRE SERVICE ON WAR PRODUCTION: WAR WORK IN A FIRE STATION, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    NATIONAL FIRE SERVICE ON WAR PRODUCTION: WAR WORK IN A FIRE STATION, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 17215

    In the shadow of the Tower of London, NFS firemen of the River Thames Formation travel down the river on their way to an incident after receiving a call at the fire station. Signalling from the deck of the boat is Fireman H S Bellingham. Immediately...

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