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  • THE AUSTRO HUNGARIAN EMPIRE BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    THE AUSTRO HUNGARIAN EMPIRE BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    part of "THE ROAD TO WAR" (photographs)

    Q 81838

    A group of women chat in the street outside the Kreuzbrunnen Colonnade in Marienbad, Bohemia.

  • THE INDIAN MUTINY 1857-1859

    THE INDIAN MUTINY 1857-1859

    part of "VICTORIA CROSS WINNERS PRE 1914: A - Z" (photographs)

    Q 80542

    Aftermath of the Siege of Cawnpore, showing the restored well at the Bibi-Ghar (the House of the Ladies). The massacre of more than 200 British women and children which took place there on 15th July 1857 was one of the worst atrocities of the Mutiny.

  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME DURHAM, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME DURHAM, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15632

    A busy scene showing shoppers going about their daily business on Silver Street in Durham. On the left, the clothing store 'Burton' can be seen. In the background, at the end of the street is the Castle Hotel and a shop named 'W Duncan...

  • LONDON AS USUAL: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    LONDON AS USUAL: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1787

    Pedestrians and vehicles go about their daily business on Brompton Road, London. This photograph was taken looking towards Knightsbridge, with Harrods visible on the right. The stepped kerbs visible on the left of the photograph have been painted in...

  • COUNTRY CLUB FOR US AIRMEN: REST AND RECUPERATION IN THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE, STANBRIDGE EARLS, ROMSEY, HAMPSHIRE, 1943

    COUNTRY CLUB FOR US AIRMEN: REST AND RECUPERATION IN THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE, STANBRIDGE EARLS, ROMSEY, HAMPSHIRE, 1943

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

    D 14544

    A group of American airmen staying at Stanbridge Earls consult a map in the sunshine before setting off on their cycle ride to the New Forest. Left to right, they are: Captain R W Smith (from Pomona, California), Lieutenant J D Baird (from Suring,...

  • ENTRY OF ALLIED TROOPS INTO ROME, 5 JUNE 1944

    ENTRY OF ALLIED TROOPS INTO ROME, 5 JUNE 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Tanner, A. R. (Captain)

    TR 1844

    Civilians and Allied troops and vehicles outside St Peter's Cathedral in Rome.

  • WILTSHIRE VILLAGE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LACOCK, WILTSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    WILTSHIRE VILLAGE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LACOCK, WILTSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 24461

    Two children chat beside the village cross in Lacock, Wiltshire. One girl is sitting on the steps of the cross, whilst the other stands beside her with a bicycle. The cross is situated immediately outside Lacock School (now Lacock Church of England...

  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15650

    A delivery man finishes loading his cart with beer barrels on Neville Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, before moving off to deliver them to pubs around the city. The kegs are very large and completely fill the cart. In the background, on the right hand...

  • WAR COMES TO SCHOOL: LIFE AT PECKHAM CENTRAL SCHOOL, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

    WAR COMES TO SCHOOL: LIFE AT PECKHAM CENTRAL SCHOOL, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    D 12220

    Boys at Peckham Central School dig over the soil on the school allotment-garden, which is almost three years old. Vegetables are grown on part of the playground and on a nearby bomb site. The school building is visible in the background, and many...

  • COUNTRY CLUB FOR US AIRMEN: REST AND RECUPERATION IN THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE, STANBRIDGE EARLS, ROMSEY, HAMPSHIRE, 1943

    COUNTRY CLUB FOR US AIRMEN: REST AND RECUPERATION IN THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE, STANBRIDGE EARLS, ROMSEY, HAMPSHIRE, 1943

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

    D 14543

    American airmen staying at Stanbridge Earls in Hampshire decide to go for a picnic in the New Forest, which is about 3 miles away. It is decided that half the group will cycle and half the group will travel by jeep, and they will swap over for the...

  • THE NATIONAL SAVINGS SCHEME AT WORK IN CANTERBURY, ENGLAND, 1941

    THE NATIONAL SAVINGS SCHEME AT WORK IN CANTERBURY, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 5017

    A view of the 30ft high National Savings poster produced by students of the Sydney Cooper School of Art on display on West Gate, Canterbury, during War Weapons Week. The poster depicts St. George with sword and shield, and features the words 'To...

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

    THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 7920

    Civil Defence workers help the walking wounded, all with blankets draped around their shoulders, into the First Aid Post which has been set up in this school building, probably Mary Boon School, on the corner of Earsby Street and Bishop King's Road...

  • COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20006

    The reception clerk at Colonial Centre, Alfred Stanismore (from British Honduras) stands on the steps of the club at 17 Russell Square to give directions to Mr Colley (a student of journalism from Gambia) and Mr Magzaka (a medical student from South...

  • INVASION VILLAGE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN ORFORD, SUFFOLK, ENGLAND, 1941

    INVASION VILLAGE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN ORFORD, SUFFOLK, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 4853

    A wide view of the village of Orford, taken from the top of the castle tower, showing houses and vehicles. Dominating the skyline is the tower of St. Bartholomew's Church, visible on the left of the photograph, just in front of the fields and trees...

  • WATER MILL AT WAR: EVERYDAY LIFE AT ERBISTOCK MILL, NEAR RUABON, DENBIGHSHIRE, WALES, UK, 1944

    WATER MILL AT WAR: EVERYDAY LIFE AT ERBISTOCK MILL, NEAR RUABON, DENBIGHSHIRE, WALES, UK, 1944

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

    D 23412

    A view of the exterior of Erbistock Mill, clearly showing the water wheel on the left. The original caption states that the mill was built in 1661, and that the exterior is typical of seventeenth century mills.

  • SPRINGFIELD IN WARTIME: EVERYDAY LIFE IN AN ESSEX VILLAGE, AUGUST 1941

    SPRINGFIELD IN WARTIME: EVERYDAY LIFE IN AN ESSEX VILLAGE, AUGUST 1941

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

    D 4278

    Girl factory workers at work in the conservatory of a house which is now being used by Holder's factory to make 'exquisite feather and woollen ladies dressing articles'. According to the original caption, Holder's did good trade with...

  • US ARMY UNIVERSITY, SHRIVENHAM, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    US ARMY UNIVERSITY, SHRIVENHAM, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 26020

    Sergeant Doris Hogan (left) walks through the campus of the US Army University at Shrivenham, with her English friend Sally Solomons. Sally has worked for the US forces for over three years and is engaged to an American soldier. Sergeant Hogan is...

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

    THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 7911

    The leader of the 'light rescue' party brings a casualty to a safe place, after having removed him from a 'poisoned atmosphere'. The 'light rescue' leader is wearing remote breathing apparatus and the hose through which...

  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15651

    Four elderly men sit on a bench under the Stephenson Memorial in Westgate Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Two of the men are smoking a pipe. The original caption describes them as "a quartette of regular morning 'sitters'". A car can...

  • COUNTRY CLUB FOR US AIRMEN: REST AND RECUPERATION IN THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE, STANBRIDGE EARLS, ROMSEY, HAMPSHIRE, 1943

    COUNTRY CLUB FOR US AIRMEN: REST AND RECUPERATION IN THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE, STANBRIDGE EARLS, ROMSEY, HAMPSHIRE, 1943

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

    D 14526

    Lieutenant M V Judas from Elgin, Illinois reads a magazine and shares a joke with American Red Cross hostess, Mrs Pam Hanna, whilst relaxing in the sunshine in the grounds of Stanbridge Earls. Behind them, an Asian pagoda structure can be seen....

  • HOPPING IN KENT: HOP-PICKING IN YALDING, KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    HOPPING IN KENT: HOP-PICKING IN YALDING, KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 22169

    A group of hop-pickers clear up after a day of picking at a farm in Yalding, Kent. They are checking through the vines to make sure that all the hop cones have been removed and placed into the large canvas bins around the field. In the background, some...

  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME LEEDS, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME LEEDS, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15679

    A group of children stand in the shade of the entrance way to 109-122 Oastler House at Quarry Hill flats, Leeds. The flat, rounded porch over the entrance is supported by two large concrete pillars.

  • COAL MINERS: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A MIDLANDS COLLIERY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COAL MINERS: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A MIDLANDS COLLIERY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18876

    Miners at a colliery, somewhere in the Midlands, trudge through the snow following their seven and a half hour shift on their way to the changing rooms and welcome hot showers. The mine buildings, including the mine shaft winding gear, chute and chimney.

  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME LEEDS, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME LEEDS, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15668

    A view down Briggate in Leeds, showing men and women going about their business, with the shop 'Burton's' clearly visible on the corner. A banner stretches across the road, advertising a free exhibition of Daily Express war photographs...

  • LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN A COUNTRY TOWN: EVERYDAY LIFE IN WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN A COUNTRY TOWN: EVERYDAY LIFE IN WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 22043

    Outside the Hugh Perry Almshouses in Wotton-under-Edge, Mr Ford (left), Chairman of the General Charities, chats to 90 year old Mrs Harding (centre), the oldest inhabitant of the Almshouses, and Mrs Hayward (right), the Matron. The Almshouses, on Church...

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

    THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 7912

    A mobile medical unit has been set up at one end of the street in order to grade and treat casualties as they are brought from the incident. Behind them, more rescue work is being carried out by Civil Defence workers and two stretcher bearers can just...

  • MEN OF THE MINE: LIFE AT THE COAL FACE, BRITAIN, 1942

    MEN OF THE MINE: LIFE AT THE COAL FACE, BRITAIN, 1942

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

    D 8276

    Coal miners cross the road and head towards the pithead baths after arriving back at the surface following their shift down the mine at this colliery, somewhere in Britain.

  • ANSWERING YOU: THE PRODUCTION OF A BBC RADIO PROGRAMME FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 1941

    ANSWERING YOU: THE PRODUCTION OF A BBC RADIO PROGRAMME FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 1941

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

    D 4567

    One of the panelists on 'Answering You' was Edward Hulton, proprietor of a publishing house. Here we see Hulton (left) and a colleague on fire watching duty on the roof of his company Hulton Press. Behind them can be seen the City of London,...

  • 10/- VARSITY: CANADIAN ARMY STUDIES AT BRITISH SUMMER SCHOOL, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    10/- VARSITY: CANADIAN ARMY STUDIES AT BRITISH SUMMER SCHOOL, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    D 9704

    Lance Bombardier Sydney May (of New Denver, British Columbia) and a colleague chat to Miss Doreen Peel (wearing sunglasses), during a boat trip along the River Thames. They are heading towards Waterloo Bridge, with the Houses of Parliament clearly...

  • MORLEY COLLEGE IN WARTIME: EVERYDAY LIFE AT MORLEY COLLEGE, WESTMINSTER BRIDGE ROAD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    MORLEY COLLEGE IN WARTIME: EVERYDAY LIFE AT MORLEY COLLEGE, WESTMINSTER BRIDGE ROAD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20421

    After a day of war work, men and women arrive at Morley College to attend evening classes. They climb a temporary wooden stairway which leads them over the bomb-damaged parts of the college. Half of the building is missing, after having received a...

  • BOSTON MARKET: THE COUNTRY MARKET AND MAY FAIR, BOSTON, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    BOSTON MARKET: THE COUNTRY MARKET AND MAY FAIR, BOSTON, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 24670

    A member of the Royal Air Force and his wife and an elderly gentleman are among the visitors to the market and fair in Boston, Lincolnshire. On the right of the photograph, a sign for the 'Old Pig and Whistle' can be seen. In the background,...

  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME GLASGOW, SCOTLAND, UK, 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME GLASGOW, SCOTLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15608

    A scene of every day life on Sauchiehall Street in Glasgow. Men and women go about their daily business and a number 3 tram can be seen on its way to Moss Park (via Paisley Road). Three cars can be seen driving along the almost deserted road. Shops...

  • A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 25227

    Two female students read textbooks on the lawn outside the new Psychology and Zoology block at Reading University.

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

    THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 7903

    Teams of Civil Defence Wardens and members of the rescue squads work to evacuate casualties from two severely bomb-damaged houses on Edith Villas in Fulham. A long ladder has been stretched to the upstairs window on the right, and casualties are being...

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

    THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 7906

    Members of the 'heavy rescue' party lower a stretchered casualty down a ladder from the upstairs window of this house on Edith Villas. Other Civil Defence workers look on as the casualty is guided downwards. The ladder stands on a large pile...

  • AUSTERITY CLOTHES: FASHION RESTRICTIONS IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1943

    AUSTERITY CLOTHES: FASHION RESTRICTIONS IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 14820

    Although certain design details were forbidden as they were a waste of valuable raw materials, wartime "austerity" fashions were not drab, as this purple, green and mauve dress (which cost 7 clothing coupons), designed by Norman Hartnell,...

  • BIRMINGHAM IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, 1942

    BIRMINGHAM IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 9422

    This busy scene of shoppers around the stalls in the Bull Ring shows that the famous Market Hall is still popular, despite bomb damage to the surrounding area.

  • COUNTRY CLUB FOR US AIRMEN: REST AND RECUPERATION IN THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE, STANBRIDGE EARLS, ROMSEY, HAMPSHIRE, 1943

    COUNTRY CLUB FOR US AIRMEN: REST AND RECUPERATION IN THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE, STANBRIDGE EARLS, ROMSEY, HAMPSHIRE, 1943

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

    D 14535

    Captain Robert W Smith from Pomona, California lines up his croquet mallet to send his ball home. Beside him, his croquet partner is Miss Kathleen Deane, from Connecticut, one of the American Red Cross hostesses at the home. According to the original...

  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15653

    Crowds queue for buses at the bus station in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. In the background, the South African War Memorial can be clearly seen.

  • THE COTTAGES OF FREEFOLK: LIFE IN THE VILLAGE OF FREEFOLK, HAMPSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    THE COTTAGES OF FREEFOLK: LIFE IN THE VILLAGE OF FREEFOLK, HAMPSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15886

    A group of children play on the grass beside the flower beds outside the row of cottages in Freefolk, Hampshire. The houses are set far back from the road and the gravel paths and large front gardens all children to play in safety, away from the traffic.

  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME LEEDS, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME LEEDS, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15678

    A mother and son walk home in the sunshine past the impressive archway entrance to a curving section of Quarry Hill flats in Leeds, the 8-storey building sweeping round to the right. According to the original caption, the flats had their own shopping...

  • UTILITY CLOTHES: FASHION RESTRICTIONS IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1943

    UTILITY CLOTHES: FASHION RESTRICTIONS IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 14837

    A model poses on a Bloomsbury rooftop to show off her two-tone Atrima dress, costing 7 coupons.

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

    THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 7904

    Heavy rescue parties lower a stretcher-bound casualty down a ladder from an upstairs window, whilst another man slides down the long rope which has been installed as a guide rope on the left of the photograph. The front steps of this house have been...

  • MORLEY COLLEGE IN WARTIME: EVERYDAY LIFE AT MORLEY COLLEGE, WESTMINSTER BRIDGE ROAD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    MORLEY COLLEGE IN WARTIME: EVERYDAY LIFE AT MORLEY COLLEGE, WESTMINSTER BRIDGE ROAD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20420

    After a day of war work, men and women arrive at Morley College to attend evening classes. They climb a temporary wooden stairway which leads them over the bomb-damaged parts of the college. Half of the building is missing, after having received a...

  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME EXETER, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, OCTOBER 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME EXETER, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, OCTOBER 1943

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

    D 16650

    A busy everyday scene inside the Higher Market in Exeter. The original caption states that the larger firms have joined the smaller shopkeepers' stalls in the market, which, before the war, along with neighbouring Goldsmith Street, was earmarked...

  • AIR RAID DAMAGE IN MANCHESTER DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    AIR RAID DAMAGE IN MANCHESTER DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    HU 87691

    A general scene of devastation in Manchester city centre taken from the top of a building on Deansgate, looking north towards the Cathedral. In the centre of the photograph can be seen a cleared triangular area, which is bordered by Market Street (in...

  • HARRY POLLITT SPEAKS AT WHITEHALL, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    HARRY POLLITT SPEAKS AT WHITEHALL, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 4419

    Harry Pollitt, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Great Britain, gives a speech to workers in Whitehall, London, 1941.

  • THE NEW GOVERNMENT OF GREECE ENTERS ATHENS, 18 OCTOBER 1944

    THE NEW GOVERNMENT OF GREECE ENTERS ATHENS, 18 OCTOBER 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Tanner, A. R. (Captain)

    TR 2501

    The Greek Prime Minister M Papandreou, made a speech which was broadcast to the whole country and afterwards laid a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The crowd in Athens waits for the new Prime Minister of Greece, M Papandreou to lay a wreath on...

  • THE AFTERMATH OF A BAEDEKER RAID, CANTERBURY, KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    THE AFTERMATH OF A BAEDEKER RAID, CANTERBURY, KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    Q(HS) 289

    The windows of a Marks and Spencer store in Canterbury are boarded up following a devastating Baedeker raid on the Whitefriars area of Canterbury. In the foreground, piles of debris are all that is left of several buildings along the street. According...

  • ANSWERING YOU: THE PRODUCTION OF A BBC RADIO PROGRAMME FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 1941

    ANSWERING YOU: THE PRODUCTION OF A BBC RADIO PROGRAMME FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 1941

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

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    One of the panelists on 'Answering You' was Edward Hulton, proprietor of a publishing house. Here we see Hulton (right) and a colleague on fire watching duty on the roof of his company Hulton Press. Behind them can be seen the City of London...

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