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  • GENERAL SCENES ON THE WESTERN FRONT DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR: THE BATTLE OF NEUVE CHAPPELLE, 1915

    GENERAL SCENES ON THE WESTERN FRONT DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR: THE BATTLE OF NEUVE CHAPPELLE, 1915

    part of "MITCHELL W LOW (CAPT)" (photographs) Made by: Mitchell W Low (Capt)? 1915-03-10

    Q 51749

    A general scene showing damage to several buildings in Neuve Chapelle, immediately after its capture by 8th Division.

  • CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    (MOW) C 2562

    The main entrance portico of the RAF College at Cranwell, looking towards the West Squadron Block (West Pavilion).

  • THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 19043

    Lorry driver Fred Horrod arrives back in London at about 7:25pm on his return trip from Manchester. On his way along a misty Victoria Embankment, he passes several trams as he heads towards Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. The original caption...

  • 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...

  • THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY IN CARDIFF, C 1943

    THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY IN CARDIFF, C 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Stone Richard

    D 15285

    The Lord Mayor of Cardiff, Councillor James Griffiths address the audience at the ceremonial opening of a new mosque in Butetown. The ceremony is taking place outside the mosque, which was built with the aid of the Colonial Office and the British...

  • 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: War Office official photographer (Undefined) 1944-06-05

    TR 1840

    Allied troops walking up the steps of St Peters in Rome, 5 June 1944.

  • VISIT OF FIELD MARSHAL SMUTS, PRIME MINISTER OF SOUTH AFRICA TO THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, WESTMINSTER, LONDON, 21 OCTOBER 1942

    VISIT OF FIELD MARSHAL SMUTS, PRIME MINISTER OF SOUTH AFRICA TO THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, WESTMINSTER, LONDON, 21 OCTOBER 1942

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

    TR 231

    Interior view of the House of Commons on the occasion of the visit of Field Marshal Smuts, Prime Minister of South Africa.

  • Your Britain - Fight for it Now [Alfriston Fair]

    Your Britain - Fight for it Now [Alfriston Fair]

    (posters) Made by: Army Bureau of Current Affairs (publisher/sponsor) 1942

    Art.IWM PST 8915

    whole: the image occupies the whole. The title is partially integrated and positioned at the top edge left, top edge centre and bottom edge right, in black and in grey. The text is separate and placed at the top edge right, in grey. All set against a...

  • 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.

  • ALLIED FORCES IN ROME, JUNE 1944

    ALLIED FORCES IN ROME, JUNE 1944

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

    TR 1850

    Three British soldiers walk across St Peter's Square after attending a service in the church.

  • VISIT OF FIELD MARSHAL SMUTS, PRIME MINISTER OF SOUTH AFRICA TO THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, WESTMINSTER, LONDON, 21 OCTOBER 1942

    VISIT OF FIELD MARSHAL SMUTS, PRIME MINISTER OF SOUTH AFRICA TO THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, WESTMINSTER, LONDON, 21 OCTOBER 1942

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

    TR 241

    Women visitors to the House of Commons during the visit of Field Marshal Smuts.

  • VISIT OF FIELD MARSHAL SMUTS, PRIME MINISTER OF SOUTH AFRICA TO THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, WESTMINSTER, LONDON, 21 OCTOBER 1942

    VISIT OF FIELD MARSHAL SMUTS, PRIME MINISTER OF SOUTH AFRICA TO THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, WESTMINSTER, LONDON, 21 OCTOBER 1942

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

    TR 235

    Field Marshal Smuts delivering an address to an assembly of both Houses of Parliament in the House of Commons.

  • CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    (MOW) C 2102

    Clay model of RAF College Coat of Arms

  • CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    (MOW) C 2102A

    Clay model of RAF College Coat of Arms

  • CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    (MOW) C 2051

    Architect's drawings for the West Squadron Block (West Pavilion) and connecting corridor of the RAF College at Cranwell.

  • CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    (MOW) C 2056

    Architect's plan view drawing for the first floor of the Main Block of the RAF College at Cranwell.

  • CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    (MOW) C 2906

    Architect's plan view drawing of the ground floor of the RAF College at Cranwell.

  • Your Britain - Fight for it Now

    Your Britain - Fight for it Now

    (posters) Made by: Army Bureau of Current Affairs (publisher/sponsor) 1942

    Art.IWM PST 3641

    whole: the image occupies the whole. The title is integrated and positioned across the bottom edge, in white and in black. image: a depiction of a large oak tree on a village green. The background is a rural village scene, including a village pub and...

  • Bones Are Still Needed

    Bones Are Still Needed

    (posters) Made by: Board of Trade (publisher/sponsor)

    Art.IWM PST 14686

    whole: the image is positioned in the upper three-quarters. The title and text are partially integrated and placed in the lower half, in black and in blue, set against a yellow area. All set against a white background. image: a full-length, stylised...

  • CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    (MOW) C 2515

    Architect's plan view drawing of the first floor of the RAF College at Cranwell.

  • CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    (MOW) C 1793

    Architect's drawings of the elevations of the proposed RAF College at Cranwell.

  • 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 "LANYON OWEN MORTIMER (LIEUTENANT COLONEL) COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Q 112121

    Aftermath of the Siege of Lucknow. La Martiniere College, the first objective to be recaptured on 14 November 1857 by British forces under the command of Sir Colin Campbell during the Relief of Lucknow.

  • CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    (MOW) C 2572

    South (front) elevation of the southern, north-south short corridor block, West Squadron Block (West Pavilion) of the RAF College at Cranwell.

  • CHRISTMAS PARTY FOR TROOPER DEVEREUX'S DAUGHTER: CHRISTMAS IN WARTIME, PINNER, MIDDLESEX, DECEMBER 1944

    CHRISTMAS PARTY FOR TROOPER DEVEREUX'S DAUGHTER: CHRISTMAS IN WARTIME, PINNER, MIDDLESEX, DECEMBER 1944

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

    D 23005

    Outside the main entrance to Selfridge's department store on Oxford Street, representatives of the YMCA load the Christmas tree they have just purchased into their van. The tree is destined for Mrs Devereux and her daughter Jean, a present from Mrs...

  • THE BRITISH ARMY ON LEAVE IN ITALY, JUNE 1944

    THE BRITISH ARMY ON LEAVE IN ITALY, JUNE 1944

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

    TR 1966

    'A Day in Rome with Gunner Smith': Gunner Smith pausing beside one of the fountains in St Peter's Square to consult his guidebook with the help of a small Italian boy.

  • CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    (MOW) C 1793A

    Architect's drawings of the elevations of the proposed RAF College at Cranwell.

  • VISIT OF FIELD MARSHAL SMUTS, PRIME MINISTER OF SOUTH AFRICA TO THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, WESTMINSTER, LONDON, 21 OCTOBER 1942

    VISIT OF FIELD MARSHAL SMUTS, PRIME MINISTER OF SOUTH AFRICA TO THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, WESTMINSTER, LONDON, 21 OCTOBER 1942

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

    TR 236

    Members listening to Field Marshal Smuts delivering an address to an assembly of both Houses of Parliament in the House of Commons.

  • CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    (MOW) C 1996

    Perspective drawing by James West of the main entrance of the proposed RAF College at Cranwell.

  • Helden von der Front [Heroes from the Front]

    Helden von der Front [Heroes from the Front]

    (posters) Made by: Ditz, Walter (Undefined) 1919

    Art.IWM PST 5226

    whole: the image occupies the whole. The title is integrated and positioned across the top edge, in orange. The text is integrated and placed in the centre left and centre right, in black, and across the bottom edge, in orange. All held within a grey...

  • CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    (MOW) C 1210

    The ceremonial trowel used by Lady Maud Hoare at the laying of the foundation stone of the RAF College, Cranwell, 26 April 1929

  • CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    (MOW) C 2027

    Perspective drawing by James West of the main entrance of the proposed RAF College at Cranwell.

  • France: The Beginning of the Advance; German bridge-demolition

    France: The Beginning of the Advance; German bridge-demolition

    (art) Made by: Richards, Albert 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4666

    image: A colourful depiction of a demolished bridge. The central section of the bridge has split neatly in two and fallen into the river below, with parts of it submerged under the water. The far sections of the bridge on either riverbank appear to be...

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1944

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    D 25004

    Model of a proposed development by Professor Patrick Abercrombie to make Chipping Ongar the nucleus of a new town of 60,000 inhabitants, most of whom would relocate from London after the Second World War. The proposal was not adopted.

  • CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    (MOW) C 2052

    Architect's drawings for the East Squadron Block (East Pavilion) and connecting corridor of the RAF College at Cranwell.

  • CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    (MOW) C 1995

    Architect's drawing of the Clock Dome of the RAF College at Cranwell.

  • CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    (MOW) C 2053

    Architect's drawing for the first floor of the West Squadron Block (West Pavilion) of the RAF College at Cranwell.

  • CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    (MOW) C 1231

    Model of the proposed RAF College at Cranwell.

  • MUSLIMS IN BRITAIN: EID UL FITR CELEBRATIONS, 1941

    MUSLIMS IN BRITAIN: EID UL FITR CELEBRATIONS, 1941

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

    D 5154

    A striking portrait of an Indian soldier, probably of the Royal Indian Army Service Corps, outside Woking Mosque, following the Eid ul Fitr ceremony.

  • CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    (MOW) C 2057

    Architect's plan view drawing for the ground floor of the Main Block of the RAF College at Cranwell.

  • Unsere Einzige Rettung ist Deutschland! [Germany is Our Only Salvation!]

    Unsere Einzige Rettung ist Deutschland! [Germany is Our Only Salvation!]

    (posters) Made by: Reisenbichler, Karl (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 6259

    whole: the image is positioned in the upper half. The title is separate and placed across the top edge, in red gothic script. The text is separate and located in the lower half, in black and red gothic script, held within narrow black borders. All set...

  • 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 15902

    An inhabitant of the village of Freefolk mows the front lawn in the sunshine. Of interest are the rain gullies which run along the ground directly below the edges of the roof. Installed instead of guttering, they were necessary, as "eavestroughs...

  • ALLIED FORCES IN ROME, JUNE 1944

    ALLIED FORCES IN ROME, JUNE 1944

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

    TR 1852

    View of the Vittoria Emmanuel memorial and the Piazza Venezia in Rome, with leave party trucks parked in the foreground. In the background is the Unknown Warrior's Tomb.

  • ALLIED FORCES IN ROME, JUNE 1944

    ALLIED FORCES IN ROME, JUNE 1944

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

    TR 1854

    Two American soldiers talking to a British soldier beside one of the fountains in St Peter's Square. In the background is the Cathedral.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN EGYPT, SUMMER 1942

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN EGYPT, SUMMER 1942

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

    TR 27

    A Royal Air Force Lockheed Hudson AE626 aircraft of the Middle East Communications Flight flying over the pyramids.

  • VISIT OF FIELD MARSHAL SMUTS, PRIME MINISTER OF SOUTH AFRICA TO THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, WESTMINSTER, LONDON, 21 OCTOBER 1942

    VISIT OF FIELD MARSHAL SMUTS, PRIME MINISTER OF SOUTH AFRICA TO THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, WESTMINSTER, LONDON, 21 OCTOBER 1942

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

    TR 239

    Mr David Lloyd George making his introductory speech in the House of Commons.

  • CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Works official photographer

    (MOW) C 2582

    Interior view of the Guests Room on the ground floor of the Main Block, RAF College at Cranwell.

  • Your Britain - Fight for it Now

    Your Britain - Fight for it Now

    (posters) Made by: Army Bureau of Current Affairs (publisher/sponsor) 1942

    Art.IWM PST 3640

    whole: the image occupies the whole. The title is integrated and positioned across the top edge and along the upper left edge, in black and in green. image: an idyllic view of Salisbury Catherdral seen from the opposite bank of the River Nadder and...

  • Union-Bank Achte Kriegsanleihe - Durch Sieg zum Frieden [Union Bank 8th War Loan - Through Victory to Peace]

    Union-Bank Achte Kriegsanleihe - Durch Sieg zum Frieden [Union Bank 8th War Loan - Through Victory to Peace]

    (posters) Made by: Zasche, Theodor (Undefined) 1918

    Art.IWM PST 3238

    whole: the image covers the whole, with the title integrated and placed upper right, and further text incorporated into the image lower left. image: a full-length female figure, wearing medieval dress and surrounded by pink blossom, holds a cup of gold...

  • 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...

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