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  • HOW A BRITISH WOMAN DRESSES IN WARTIME: UTILITY CLOTHING IN BRITAIN, 1943

    HOW A BRITISH WOMAN DRESSES IN WARTIME: UTILITY CLOTHING IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 14798

    This photograph shows a model wearing an outfit which illustrates the way in which old clothes can be re-worked and worn as new. The model, seen here leaning on an ornate plinth, wears a black chiffon blouse made from an old dinner dress, a long black...

  • WOMEN WAR WORKERS IN BRITAIN, 1943

    WOMEN WAR WORKERS IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    TR 1415

    Miss M Greatorex machines spring cases for 17-pounder guns.

  • CIVIL DEFENCE ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, ENGLAND, 1941

    CIVIL DEFENCE ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 5007

    A striking portrait of a female member of the Fire Guard using a stirrup pump. She is clearly on a roof (perhaps of Senate House in London, the Ministry of Information headquarters) and the skyline of the city can just be seen in the background. She is...

  • A Clear Plate Means a Clear Conscience - Don't Take More Than You Can Eat

    A Clear Plate Means a Clear Conscience - Don't Take More Than You Can Eat

    (posters) Made by: Her Majesty's Stationery Office (publisher/sponsor)

    Art.IWM PST 2814

    image: a plate with cutlery on a checked table-cover. text: A clear plate means A clear conscience Don't take more than you can eat

  • SCHOOL FOR EVACUEES: EVERYDAY LIFE AT MARCHANT'S HILL CAMP SCHOOL, HINDHEAD, SURREY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    SCHOOL FOR EVACUEES: EVERYDAY LIFE AT MARCHANT'S HILL CAMP SCHOOL, HINDHEAD, SURREY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21623

    June Beale pours tea for her friends in the dining hall at Marchant's Hill school, Hindhead. June is the table monitor of the group. According to the original caption, her father is a Chief Petty Officer in the Royal Navy. The children are about...

  • BOY SCOUTS PICK FRUIT FOR JAM: LIFE AT A FRUIT-PICKING CAMP NEAR CAMBRIDGE, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, ENGLAND, 1944

    BOY SCOUTS PICK FRUIT FOR JAM: LIFE AT A FRUIT-PICKING CAMP NEAR CAMBRIDGE, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, ENGLAND, 1944

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

    D 16210

    The boys gather in the dappled shade of the trees to present their baskets of plums to the female representative of the jam company to be weighed. The fruit is weighed by the pound and the weights are entered into a ledger before the baskets are emptied...

  • EVACUEES' NATURE WALK IN DEVON, 1941

    EVACUEES' NATURE WALK IN DEVON, 1941

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

    D 3064

    A group of forty children (originally from Blackfriars and Gravesend) return from a walk with their teacher, Miss Betty Hall (originally from Haslemere in Surrey) to Dartington Hall, Devon, where they are billeted under the Ministry of Health evacuation...

  • Milk - The Essential Food for Growing Children

    Milk - The Essential Food for Growing Children

    (posters) Made by: Ministry of Food (publisher/sponsor)

    Art.IWM PST 0672

    whole: the image fills the whole with text integrated within it. The title is placed at the bottom in large dark blue lettering. Black text contained within a red rectangle is positioned in the bottom left corner, with part of this rectangle covering...

  • COLONY FOR ARTISTS UNDER SIX: EVACUEES TO DARTINGTON HALL, TOTNES, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1941.

    COLONY FOR ARTISTS UNDER SIX: EVACUEES TO DARTINGTON HALL, TOTNES, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1941.

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

    D 3107

    A group of children, including Alex McNiel and Georgie Earles, evacuated from Gravesend in Kent and Blackfriars in London, play in a hollow oak tree. They are on a nature walk from their billet at Dartington Hall, Totnes, Devon. According to the...

  • 428 BATTERY, COASTAL DEFENCE ARTILLERY HEADQUARTERS, DOVER, KENT, DECEMBER 1942

    428 BATTERY, COASTAL DEFENCE ARTILLERY HEADQUARTERS, DOVER, KENT, DECEMBER 1942

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

    TR 561

    A member of the Auxiliary Territorial Service, Miss Elizabeth Amery computes the range at 428 Battery, Coast Defence Artillery Headquarters.

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