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  • Black and white

    Black and white

    (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    MH 26363

    No description available

  • 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 109

    A plater busy at work. He is the head of his squad and has built 300 - 400 ships in his life.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: POLITICAL AND MILITARY PERSONALITIES

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: POLITICAL AND MILITARY PERSONALITIES

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

    CBM 2016

    Political Personalities: The British Ambassador Sir Miles Lampson (Baron Killearn) with Lady Lampson in the garden of the Embassy at Cairo.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: POLITICAL AND MILITARY PERSONALITIES

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: POLITICAL AND MILITARY PERSONALITIES

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

    IB 1113C

    Military Personalities: Major General Claire Chennault, Commander of the "Flying Tigers" who flew the air link over the Himalayas between India and China, photographed in his flying jacket at his desk.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: WOMEN'S HORTICULTURAL COLLEGE, WATERPERRY HOUSE, OXFORDSHIRE, 1943

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: WOMEN'S HORTICULTURAL COLLEGE, WATERPERRY HOUSE, OXFORDSHIRE, 1943

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

    DB 249

    A horticultural school for women now training students in all branches of agriculture and horticulture with special regard to producing disease free crops. In the tomato houses trimming and training plants takes neat fingers, work for which women are...

  • THE WAR IN THE FAR EAST: THE BURMA CAMPAIGN 1941-1945

    THE WAR IN THE FAR EAST: THE BURMA CAMPAIGN 1941-1945

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

    IB 232

    A wounded Gurkha soldier is supported by an improvised sling in the Chin Hills.

  • 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 8

    An interior view of the marine engineering works. Workers can be seen at the machines, some are looking up to the camera.

  • IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

    IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

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

    DB 159

    A portrait of a young boy, working as a caulker in a shipyard, somewhere in Britain. The caulker's job is to fill in any gaps, making the ship watertight.

  • 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 242

    Two destroyers side by side and beyond the river Tyne can be seen.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

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

    IB 4336C

    China 1944: Two Chinese soldiers wearing gas masks at Pihu Military Training Centre in south eastern China.

  • 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.

  • 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 116

    A boy checking rivets on metal plates situated between two slipways.

  • THE ROYAL INDIAN NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL INDIAN NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    IB 1535

    A portrait by Cecil Beaton of an Indian naval rating operating a signal lamp on the sloop SUTLEJ at the Royal Indian Naval Station at Calcutta.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: WOMEN'S HORTICULTURAL COLLEGE, WATERPERRY HOUSE, OXFORDSHIRE, 1943

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: WOMEN'S HORTICULTURAL COLLEGE, WATERPERRY HOUSE, OXFORDSHIRE, 1943

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

    DB 251

    A horticultural school for women now training students in all branches of agriculture and horticulture with special regard to producing disease free crops. Beatrix Havergal, Principal of Waterperry, trained horticulture expert, now trains girls to become...

  • 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 25

    A man working on a scale model of the hull of a ship in the drawing office. Other people can be seen occupied in the background.

  • Official photograph

    Official photograph

    (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    CBM 1524

    L Detachment

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: POLITICAL AND MILITARY PERSONALITIES

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: POLITICAL AND MILITARY PERSONALITIES

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

    IB 1100C

    Military Personalities: Major General Claire Chennault, Commander of the "Flying Tigers", with Major General Gordon Grimsdale, Commander of the British Military Mission to China.

  • 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 151

    A boy, who is an apprentice fitter, sits on some canisters posing for the photographer.

  • 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 70

    A boy welder working on the deck of a ship. He is looking into the camera.

  • 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 202

    A welder working on a metal plate.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN NORTH AFRICA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN NORTH AFRICA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    CBM 1264

    A relaxed portrait of a corporal of the Royal Air Force as he stands under the port engine of Consolidated Liberator Mark II, AL511 'A', of No. 108 Squadron RAF at Fayid, Egypt. This aircraft is decorated with 'Dumbo' nose art.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: POLITICAL AND MILITARY PERSONALITIES

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: POLITICAL AND MILITARY PERSONALITIES

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

    IB 124

    Military Personalities: Half length portrait of Air Chief Marshal Philip Joubert de la Ferte, Deputy Chief of Staff for Information and Civil Affairs, South East Asia Command, seated at his desk.

  • 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 27

    A young man making templates in the mould loft.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: POLITICAL AND MILITARY PERSONALITIES

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: POLITICAL AND MILITARY PERSONALITIES

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

    CBM 1585

    Military Personalities: Head and shoulders portrait of Captain Randolph Churchill, as an Army Intelligence Officer in Cairo at his desk.

  • UNIFORMS OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVY SERVICE. NOVEMBER 1942, ADMIRALTY.

    UNIFORMS OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVY SERVICE. NOVEMBER 1942, ADMIRALTY.

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    A 12619

    No 5 uniform of a rating of the WRNS.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: POLITICAL AND MILITARY PERSONALITIES

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: POLITICAL AND MILITARY PERSONALITIES

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

    IB 3449C

    Political Personalities: Half length portrait of Lieutenant General Adrian Carton de Wiart VC, Mr Churchill's special representative in Chungking.

  • 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 92

    A welder working on the deck of a ship.

  • 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 156

    A close up of a boy carrying laths of timber.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, 1939-1943.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, 1939-1943.

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

    CBM 1164

    Portrait of the Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Middle East Forces, Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder standing behind his desk at Air House, his official residence in Cairo, Egypt.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: POLITICAL AND MILITARY PERSONALITIES

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: POLITICAL AND MILITARY PERSONALITIES

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

    IB 783

    Political Personalities: Three quarter length portrait of Princess Durri Shehvar Berar, only daughter of the former Sultan of Turkey, photographed wearing a jewelled sari in India.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

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

    IB 1793

    India 1944: A Bengali boy seated at his spinning wheel, his thread catching the sunlight.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

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

    CBM 1358

    The Western Desert 1942: A sandstorm in the desert: a soldier battling his way to his tent.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

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

    CBM 2484

    The Western Desert 1942: The tail skeleton of an aircraft abandoned at a former Italian aerodrome near Sollum.

  • 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 93

    A welder working on the deck of a ship.

  • 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 87

    A view looking up at a young worker facing away from the camera in the process shop.

  • 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 154

    A boy, who is an apprentice fitter, sits amongst a pile of cables, posing for the photographer.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: POLITICAL AND MILITARY PERSONALITIES

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: POLITICAL AND MILITARY PERSONALITIES

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

    IB 698

    Political Personalities: Full length portrait of the Maharanee of Jaipur wearing a sari.

  • Black and white

    Black and white

    (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    MH 26360

    No description available

  • 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 155

    A boy carrying laths of timber.

  • 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 166

    A woman working as a rivet catcher on board a ship.

  • 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 197

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

  • 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 164

    A woman working as a rivet catcher.

  • 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 160

    A boy working as a caulker looks towards the camera. His clothes are rippped and his face darkened by dirt.

  • 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.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: POLITICAL AND MILITARY PERSONALITIES

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: POLITICAL AND MILITARY PERSONALITIES

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

    CBM 1587

    Political Personalities: Three quarter length portrait of King George of the Hellenes during his exile in Cairo.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: POLITICAL AND MILITARY PERSONALITIES

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: POLITICAL AND MILITARY PERSONALITIES

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

    CBM 2404

    Political Personalities: Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlevi of Iran with his first wife, Queen Fawzieh, and their daughter, Princess Chahnaz seated by an ornamental pool in Teheran.

  • 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 20

    A view of the drawing office. Both men and women can be seen working on plans.

  • 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 177

    The workers come streaming off a ship at the end of a shift.

  • 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 157

    A close up of a boy carrying laths of timber.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: WOMEN'S HORTICULTURAL COLLEGE, WATERPERRY HOUSE, OXFORDSHIRE, 1943

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: WOMEN'S HORTICULTURAL COLLEGE, WATERPERRY HOUSE, OXFORDSHIRE, 1943

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

    DB 252

    A horticultural school for women now training students in all branches of agriculture and horticulture with special regard to producing disease free crops. Pruning pear cordons in the walled garden. Angled method of training ensures maximum amount of...

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