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  • GENERAL KITCHENER AND THE ANGLO-EGYPTIAN NILE CAMPAIGN, 1898

    GENERAL KITCHENER AND THE ANGLO-EGYPTIAN NILE CAMPAIGN, 1898

    part of "LOCH EDWARD DOUGLAS (2nd BARON LOCH)" (photographs) Made by: War Correspondent

    HU 93871

    Sudanese prisoners in chains carry the baggage of British soldiers (probably 21st Lancers) through the streets of Wadi Halfa to the Sudanese Military Railway. A young boy poses for the camera in the foreground.

  • EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

    EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

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

    D 2597

    A group of young female evacuees carry their suitcases and gas masks as they are led along the platform upon arrival at Brent Station. The train on which they have just travelled is visible behind them. About 175 children were evacuated at this time...

  • THE ESTONIAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE, 1919- 1920

    THE ESTONIAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE, 1919- 1920

    part of "THE CAMPAIGN IN RUSSIA AND THE ESTONIAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE 1919" (photographs)

    HU 91791

    A group of refugees, mostly children, stand beside a railway truck as they make their way from Perma to Navorrosisk in 1919.

  • THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    D 2587

    Some of the 175 children being monitored by the Ministry of Health during their evacuation from Bristol to the Kingsbridge area of Devon. The photograph was taken on arrival at Brent Station.

  • BRITAIN QUEUES FOR FOOD: RATIONING AND FOOD SHORTAGES IN WARTIME, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    BRITAIN QUEUES FOR FOOD: RATIONING AND FOOD SHORTAGES 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 24986

    Women queue for vegetables at a shop somewhere in London. The photograph is taken from inside the shop (which appears to function kiosk-style, with a window giving directly onto the street from where the customers are served), looking out onto the...

  • BRITISH CANALS IN WARTIME: TRANSPORT IN BRITAIN, 1944

    BRITISH CANALS IN WARTIME: TRANSPORT IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    D 21765

    A boatman's wife steers the 'butty', the second in the pair of canal boats operated by he husband, probably along the Grand Union Canal, her baby seated beside her. Canal boats are mostly operated in pairs, the leader being run by an...

  • DUTCH CHILD REFUGEES: ARRIVAL IN BRITAIN AT TILBURY, ESSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    DUTCH CHILD REFUGEES: ARRIVAL IN BRITAIN AT TILBURY, ESSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 24054

    A small Dutch boy smiles for the camera upon arrival at Tilbury in Essex. He is carrying a small paper parcel under his arm, which contains all his luggage. He, and the other children, (some of whom can be seen behind him) all have labels pinned to...

  • MUSLIM COMMUNITY: EVERYDAY LIFE IN BUTETOWN, CARDIFF, WALES, UK, 1943

    MUSLIM COMMUNITY: EVERYDAY LIFE IN BUTETOWN, CARDIFF, WALES, UK, 1943

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

    D 15333

    A young Muslim boy named Hassan holds on to the reins as he says hello to the local baker's horse on a terraced street in Butetown. The horse is linked to the baker's cart, which features the name of the baker, T Richards.

  • BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - LEAVE TRAIN: TRANSPORT BETWEEN LONDON AND SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

    BRITISH RAILWAYS IN WARTIME - LEAVE TRAIN: TRANSPORT BETWEEN LONDON AND SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18767

    At London's King's Cross station, a serviceman leans out of a train window to kiss his wife or girlfriend goodbye at the end of a period of leave. Also on the platform with the woman is a boy, possibly their son, who looks on as they bid each...

  • BRITISH RAILWAYS AT WAR - CHANGE AT CREWE: LIFE AT CREWE RAILWAY STATION, CHESHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    BRITISH RAILWAYS AT WAR - CHANGE AT CREWE: LIFE AT CREWE RAILWAY STATION, CHESHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18512

    In the early hours of the morning, a member of the Royal Navy and his family sit on a bench outside the refreshment rooms at Crewe railway station, awaiting a connecting train. The family, which includes three children sitting on the bench and possibly...

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