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  • POTTERY IN THE MAKING: THE WORK OF J & G MEAKIN POTTERY, HANLEY, STOKE-ON-TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1942

    POTTERY IN THE MAKING: THE WORK OF J & G MEAKIN POTTERY, HANLEY, STOKE-ON-TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 11457

    Potter's attendant Ken Russell stacks plates into the drying oven at this factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • PRODUCTION OF SPLIT PINS IN WARTIME, UK, 1941

    PRODUCTION OF SPLIT PINS IN WARTIME, UK, 1941

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

    P 166

    A factory worker examines large coils of metal wire, which are used in the production of split cotter pins at this factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: TYNESIDE SHIPYARDS, 1943

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: TYNESIDE SHIPYARDS, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    DB 196

    A welder inside a ship watches through a hole as a colleague works from above.

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

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

    D 3623

    Women in Industry: At a centre in Slough, Berkshire, England which provided training for work in war factories, Miss Ruby May is seen working on the tail component of an aircraft.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: TYNESIDE SHIPYARDS, 1943

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: TYNESIDE SHIPYARDS, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    DB 64

    A study of a young woman welder. She is posing for the photographer, looking away smiling while leaning against a column. In the background a street with domestic buildings can be seen.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: TYNESIDE SHIPYARDS, 1943

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: TYNESIDE SHIPYARDS, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    DB 15

    Two employees examine an experimental model relating to ship building.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: TYNESIDE SHIPYARDS, 1943

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: TYNESIDE SHIPYARDS, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    DB 113

    Workers on the deck of ship. Two are busy welding while watched by other workers relaxing including one woman.

  • THEY ALSO FIGHT WHO ONLY STAND AND WAIT: WAR INDUSTRY IN AN OLD COUNTRY HOUSE, 1942

    THEY ALSO FIGHT WHO ONLY STAND AND WAIT: WAR INDUSTRY IN AN OLD COUNTRY HOUSE, 1942

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

    D 12172

    Part-time war workers bind communication cords in the room of a country house which has been converted to war production. The house is owned by Mr and Mrs Clark and workers produce various types of telephone and communications equipment.

  • POTTERY IN THE MAKING: THE WORK OF J & G MEAKIN POTTERY, HANLEY, STOKE-ON-TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1942

    POTTERY IN THE MAKING: THE WORK OF J & G MEAKIN POTTERY, HANLEY, STOKE-ON-TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 11463

    Hundreds of tea pots are stacked on racks to dry off at this pottery, somewhere in Britain. They have all been made from local red clay.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: TYNESIDE SHIPYARDS, 1943

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: TYNESIDE SHIPYARDS, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    DB 123

    A boy working a crane.

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