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  • Balaclava Helmet, knitted khaki wool

    Balaclava Helmet, knitted khaki wool

    (uniforms and insignia)

    UNI 12835

    The balaclava helmet had, like its name suggests, origins back to the Crimean War of 1854-56 and was a practical addition to the soldier's cold weather supplementary clothing.

  • Gloves, knitted: British Army

    Gloves, knitted: British Army

    (uniforms and insignia)

    UNI 12834

    The standard issue gloves of non-commissioned ranks of the British Army (Rifles regiments wore black).

  • Gloves, knitted: British Army

    Gloves, knitted: British Army

    (uniforms and insignia)

    UNI 13445

    Gloves Pair of knitted gloves made of olive green wool.

  • Prisoner Knitting, Singapore, November 1942

    Prisoner Knitting, Singapore, November 1942

    (art) Made by: Searle, Ronald William Fordham 1942-01-01

    Art.IWM ART 15747 47

    image: A sketch of a Prisoner of War sitting up on his bed and knitting. Some clothes are hanging from a line in the upper left. Ink sketches can be seen through the backing paper on the verso - heads of two children and three Asian women dressed in...

  • Jersey, Heavy Wool: British

    Jersey, Heavy Wool: British

    (uniforms and insignia)

    UNI 12889

    Jersey Knitted pullover style jersey made of olive-coloured wool.

  • Socks, khaki (long): British

    Socks, khaki (long): British

    (uniforms and insignia)

    UNI 12892

    Second World War period British Army issue socks.

  • Cap Comforter: British Army

    Cap Comforter: British Army

    (uniforms and insignia)

    UNI 13461

    Cap comforter Knitted wool expanding cylinder of wool that is pulled over the head and fashioned into a cap.

  • THE MEDICAL SERVICES ON THE HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE MEDICAL SERVICES ON THE HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

    (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer

    Q 54079

    A convalescent soldier knitting a scarf while recovering from his injury.

  • Cap Comforter: British Army

    Cap Comforter: British Army

    (uniforms and insignia)

    UNI 12586

    The cap comforter was issued as a form of head protection in colder weather but was frequently used as the chosen form of headdress by raiding parties in the trenches in the hours of darkness.

  • At Sea - Merchant Seaman, Polish Troop Carrier 'Sobieski', November 1941

    At Sea - Merchant Seaman, Polish Troop Carrier 'Sobieski', November 1941

    (art) Made by: Searle, Ronald William Fordham 1941-11-01

    Art.IWM ART 15746 29

    image: A profile portrait of a bearded seaman in a knitted cap, wearing an overcoat and holding a cigarette in his left hand.

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