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  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 19022

    Admiral Sir Chas Kennedy-Purvis the Deputy First Sea Lord, accompanied by Major Lord Bruntisfield, MC (Parliamentary Secretary) inspecting the Admiralty Company of Home Guards at Horse Guards Parade, London. At the rear is Paymaster Captain Maurice Jones...

  • WINSTON CHURCHILL IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    WINSTON CHURCHILL IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "FOREIGN OFFICE POLITICAL INTELLIGENCE DEPARTMENT (PID) SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    HU 90420

    Winston Churchill attends a ceremony at the Guildhall in London to honour the victors of the River Plate action on 23 February 1940. Also present are the Lord Mayor of London and the captains of the Royal Navy ships involved.

  • BRITISH UNDERWATER SECRETS: ADMIRALTY EXPERIMENTAL DIVING UNIT, TOLWORTH, SURREY, JUNE 1945.

    BRITISH UNDERWATER SECRETS: ADMIRALTY EXPERIMENTAL DIVING UNIT, TOLWORTH, SURREY, JUNE 1945.

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 29531

    "Lord Nelson", a Himalayan hornless mountain goat, stands in a pressure chamber during an experiment at the Admiralty Experimental Diving Unit at Tolworth. Lord Nelson is four and a half years old and has undergone many experiments under...

  • ANIMAL MASCOTS IN THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    ANIMAL MASCOTS IN THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer

    HU 45273

    Barbara, a polar bear at the Royal Navy's zoo at Whale Island, greeting old shipmates. Rescued as a cub from drifting ice off Greenland, Barbara was for some time the ship's mascot, until she became too large for the mess decks of a light...

  • Sheerness, 1940

    Sheerness, 1940

    (art) Made by: Cundall, Charles Ernest 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 745

    image: View over the Thames estuary at Sheerness showing shipping and a balloon curtain with factories in the foreground

  • PENICILLIN PRODUCTION AT THE ROYAL NAVY MEDICAL SCHOOL, CLEVEDON, SOMERSET, 1944

    PENICILLIN PRODUCTION AT THE ROYAL NAVY MEDICAL SCHOOL, CLEVEDON, SOMERSET, 1944

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 25177

    Surgeon Commander C A Green, the officer in charge of penicillin production for the Royal Navy, seated at his microscope.

  • PENICILLIN PRODUCTION AT THE ROYAL NAVY MEDICAL SCHOOL, CLEVEDON, SOMERSET, 1944

    PENICILLIN PRODUCTION AT THE ROYAL NAVY MEDICAL SCHOOL, CLEVEDON, SOMERSET, 1944

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 25174

    Mass production of penicillin.

  • THE BRITISH FISHING VILLAGE OF BRIXHAM, DEVON IN 1944

    THE BRITISH FISHING VILLAGE OF BRIXHAM, DEVON IN 1944

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

    TR 1865

    British naval officers with a jeep in the street of the fishing village.

  • The Coxswain of a Tank Landing Craft

    The Coxswain of a Tank Landing Craft

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen

    Art.IWM ART LD 3261

    image: the coxswain at the helm of a landing craft, facing away from the artist.

  • A Music Hall in Plymouth

    A Music Hall in Plymouth

    (art) Made by: Topolski, Feliks 1940-11-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 723

    image: an audience in a music hall, viewed from behind the stalls. In the foreground there are some sailors and girls standing, watching the show with their backs to the artist. A large man and two girls holding Union Jacks are visible on the illuminated...

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