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  • MOSQUES IN GREAT BRITAIN: ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE IN THE UK, c 1945

    MOSQUES IN GREAT BRITAIN: ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE IN THE UK, c 1945

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

    D 24084

    A striking view of the entrance to the Shah Jehan Mosque in Woking, Surrey. There is a small 'courtyard' in the foreground, with a small fountain, glistening in the Spring sunshine, which leads up to the main entrance. The large dome is...

  • 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 24056

    At a rest centre in Tilbury, a newly-arrived Dutch refugee has her knee dressed by her teacher. According to the original caption, she bruised her knee whilst on board the ship.

  • MOSQUES IN GREAT BRITAIN: ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE IN THE UK, c 1945

    MOSQUES IN GREAT BRITAIN: ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE IN THE UK, c 1945

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

    D 24080

    Light filters in through the star-shaped fretwork on the windows at the Shah Jehan Mosque in Woking, Surrey. According to the original caption, this was the first Mosque to be built in Britain. It was built in 1889 by Dr Henry Leitner, with money from...

  • 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 24062

    Upon arrival at Tilbury docks, a group of young Dutch refugee children wait on the quayside to be taken on to a rest centre before transport on to a hostel.

  • 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 24063

    Dutch refugee children crowd to look over the side of the ship as it berths, upon arrival in Britain, at Tilbury docks.

  • 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...

  • 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 24058

    At a rest centre in Tilbury, a group of Dutch refugee children enjoy a second breakfast. Two boys are holding up a large flag which has the name of their village on it: Breda.

  • 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 24064

    A Dutch school teacher leads a group of refugee children away from the ship upon which they have just arrived. They have berthed at Tilbury Docks in Essex, and will be taken to a rest centre, before onward transport to a hostel.

  • LIBERATED RUSSIAN PRISONERS IN ENGLAND: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THEIR CAMP IN WORTHING, SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    LIBERATED RUSSIAN PRISONERS IN ENGLAND: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THEIR CAMP IN WORTHING, SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 23941

    Liberated Russian Prisoners of War Paval Pospelov (left) and Aleksei Chibisov chat in the kitchen of their camp in Worthing, Sussex, as head cook Pospelov prepares a stew. Chibisov is an orderly and is collecting the plates ready for the evening meal.

  • LIBERATED RUSSIAN PRISONERS IN ENGLAND: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THEIR CAMP IN WORTHING, SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    LIBERATED RUSSIAN PRISONERS IN ENGLAND: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THEIR CAMP IN WORTHING, SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 23942

    Junior Lieutenant Dragomir Maresh (aged 23) plays a tune on a home-made balalaika in the dormitory of the camp for Russian liberated Prisoners of War, in Worthing, Sussex. Jnr Lt Maresh had previously served in the Russian navy.

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