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  • 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...

  • Blitzed City with Self-Portrait

    Blitzed City with Self-Portrait

    (art) Made by: Minton, John 1941

    Art.IWM ART 16739

    image: A slender, dark-haired youth with a melancholic gaze leans against a brick pillar. He wears an open-necked shirt and a short jacket with one button fastened. His trouser belt is shown slightly unfastened. Behind him is a cityscape of bombed...

  • An Emergency Bridge over the River Thames at Hungerford

    An Emergency Bridge over the River Thames at Hungerford

    (art) Made by: Macdonald, Frances 1945-05-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 5167

    image: a view from the south bank of the Thames, towards a temporary bridge erected over the river.

  • War-time traffic on the river Thames: Fire Services, Hungerford Bridge

    War-time traffic on the river Thames: Fire Services, Hungerford Bridge

    (art) Made by: Platt, John Edgar 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2641

    image: a fireboat moored at the foot of a platform beneath Hungerford Bridge. A speed boat has just arrived next to it. Big Ben can bee seen, surrounded by searchlights, in the distance.

  • WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Horton W. G. (Major)

    H 4367

    The Prime Minister Winston Churchill and his wife, Clementine, sit on board a naval auxiliary patrol vessel as it travels down the Thames towards docks in east London on 25 September 1940.

  • GENERAL SIR WILLIAM SLIM, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, JUNE 1945

    GENERAL SIR WILLIAM SLIM, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, JUNE 1945

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

    D 25025

    A portrait of General Sir William Slim, standing on the Embankment in London. Behind him can be seen Waterloo Bridge, and in the background, the dome of St Paul's Cathedral is also visible.

  • GENERAL SIR WILLIAM SLIM, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, JUNE 1945

    GENERAL SIR WILLIAM SLIM, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, JUNE 1945

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

    D 25026

    A portrait of General Sir William Slim, standing on the Embankment in London. Behind him can be seen Cleopatra's Needle, and Waterloo Bridge is also visible in the background.

  • A Large Fire near the Thames, October 1940

    A Large Fire near the Thames, October 1940

    (art) Made by: Uden, Ernest Boye 1940-10-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 1358

    image: a fire crew rush to the quay side with a water cannon to attend to a fire. The smoke is billowing from around the corner. In the background there are warehouses and cranes, all bathed in a red glow.

  • PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20997

    Reverend Joseph Stephens pays a visit to local baker Henry Eid (right) and his assistant Edward Ward. According to the original caption, "Eid was born in the parish of German parents. They owned the business before him. He advertises in the...

  • THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN, 1944

    THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    TR 2152

    View of Waterloo Bridge, London

  • THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN, 1944

    THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    TR 2151

    View of Waterloo Bridge, London.

  • NATIONAL FIRE SERVICE ON WAR PRODUCTION: WAR WORK IN A FIRE STATION, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    NATIONAL FIRE SERVICE ON WAR PRODUCTION: WAR WORK IN A FIRE STATION, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 17215

    In the shadow of the Tower of London, NFS firemen of the River Thames Formation travel down the river on their way to an incident after receiving a call at the fire station. Signalling from the deck of the boat is Fireman H S Bellingham. Immediately...

  • LONDON IN THE SPRING OF 1941: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND

    LONDON IN THE SPRING OF 1941: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND

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

    D 2961

    A soldier and a three civilians pause in their walk along Victoria Embankment to watch a barge travel down the river Thames past County Hall. A few pigeons can be seen in the foreground, looking for crumbs.

  • PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20990

    A view of an area of Silvertown showing a sunny, but deserted street, with a large gap amongst the houses on the right hand side, the result of a bomb during the Blitz. Several dogs can just be seen in the road. In the bottom right hand corner of the...

  • PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21021

    Reverend Joseph Stephens visits Johnny Taylor (left) and Ronald Peterson in the children's ward in the basement shelter of the local hospital. Rev Stephens has brought some fruit for the boys, and Ronald poses for the camera with cherries on his...

  • PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21011

    Reverend Joseph Stephens runs through the music for Sunday service with newsagent and church organist Mrs Fry in her shop in Silvertown. A small boy stands next to Rev Stephens as he waits to buy stamps from Mr Fry, who is working behind the counter...

  • War-time traffic on the river Thames: War-supplies at Paul's Wharf

    War-time traffic on the river Thames: War-supplies at Paul's Wharf

    (art) Made by: Platt, John Edgar 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2640

    image: a view across the Thames. Several barges, tugs and gunboats sail up and down the river. The dome of St Paul's is visible between the two warehouses on the far bank.

  • The Thames Embankment

    The Thames Embankment

    (art) Made by: Mozley, Charles 1940

    Art.IWM ART 16235

    image: A view along Embankment and the north bank of the Thames towards the Houses of Parliament in London, from an elevated position. Hungerford Bridge is in the foreground, with Westminster Bridge in the background.

  • A Parachute Bomb

    A Parachute Bomb

    (art) Made by: Wright, W Matvyn 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1355

    image: a night time view across the Thames, showing the dark silhouettes of shipping and equipment against the glowing red sky opposite. Just above the buildings on the other side of the river there is a parachute bomb descending, about to explode.

  • PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21033

    Reverend Joseph Stephens sits on a bunk and chats to shelterers in the largest shelter in his parish. According to the original caption, the shelter holds 300 people and "when raids are bad the vicar holds short services in the shelter on Sunday...

  • PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21016

    Reverend Joseph Stephens oversees work in the allotment next to St Mark's Church, Silvertown. The ground on which the allotments stand once held the vicarage, destroyed by a bomb in 1940. The youngest allotment holders, seen working here, are...

  • PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21032

    Reverend Joseph Stephens chats to American sailors William Eiseneacher (of 204 East Main Street, Tremont, Pennsylvania) and John Bacher (of 1617 North Spring Street, Jeffersonville, Indiana) in the 'Royal Albert' pub in Silvertown. Several...

  • PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20995

    Reverend Joseph Stephens leads his congregation in prayer during a service at St Mark's Church, Silvertown. The services are held in a curtained off section of a side chapel in the church, as much of the building was damaged during the Blitz....

  • PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21019

    During a visit to a jam factory near his church, (probably Tate and Lyle in Silvertown), Reverend Joseph Stevens shares a joke with factory workers in their air raid shelter. When the siren sounded, the women carried their trays of strawberries with...

  • PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20992

    A view of St Mark's Church, Victoria Dock in the sunshine (probably taken from a railway bridge), showing the position of the church at the junction of four roads and two railways. The original caption states that the church is "an exact copy...

  • PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20993

    Reverend Joseph Stephens leads the children in a hymn during Sunday School at St Mark's Church, Silvertown. The original caption states that the school hall (where Sunday school used to be held) was badly damaged earlier in the war, so the Sunday...

  • PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20986

    During a visit to a jam factory near his church, (probably Tate and Lyle in Silvertown), Reverend Joseph Stevens accompanies factory workers down into their air raid shelter as the siren sounds. The women carry their trays of strawberries with them to...

  • PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20991

    Reverend Joseph Stephens (back to camera) stops in a grocer's shop in Silvertown to buy some cherries. The shop assistant behind the counter on the right of the photograph is preparing to scoop some of the fruit from a box into the scales. To the...

  • War-time Traffic on the River Thames

    War-time Traffic on the River Thames

    (art) Made by: Platt, John Edgar 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4958

    image: Looking down upon the river from the South side, to the ruined shells of buildings on the opposite bank. There is a view through to St Paul's in the distance, seen through a gap where the brickwork has fallen in. The river is busy with a...