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  • LONDON EVACUEES TO DEVON AND CORNWALL, ENGLAND, 1941

    LONDON EVACUEES TO DEVON AND CORNWALL, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2223

    8 year old Sheila Bacon from Islington in London reads a large book (helped by her mother) at a War Visitors' Club in Penzance in 1941, whilst other ladies look on or knit. Toys and books are provided for children, and the mothers can knit and sew.

  • SOLDIER'S SON: PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH IN WARTIME, BRISTOL, ENGLAND, 1942

    SOLDIER'S SON: PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH IN WARTIME, BRISTOL, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 10440

    Irene Stacey (left) knits in preparation for the birth of her first child. Her mother, Mrs Sarah Emily Matilda Jones, holds up a garment she has been working on for her new grandchild. They are in their home at 124 Bloy Street, Easton, Bristol.

  • FIREMAN'S FAMILY: EVERYDAY LIFE IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

    FIREMAN'S FAMILY: EVERYDAY LIFE IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

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

    D 12058

    The Chillingworth factory relax in front of the fire in the living room of their suburban London home. Sydney reads the newspaper and Hilda darns a sock, whilst their daughter Jill knits a scarf for her soldier uncle, and Jeremy plays with his toy...

  • LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1942

    D 12274

    Home Front: A family relaxes at home on a Sunday afternoon in Taunton, Somerset, 1942. A man and two women occupy themselves with typical wartime leisure pursuits - reading, knitting and listening to the radio. A pet dog and cat sit by the fire.

  • Ideas for Winter Nights

    Ideas for Winter Nights

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 13863

    whole: the seven images are positioned in the lower three-quarters. The title is separate and occupies the upper quarter, in white set against a red background. The text is separate and placed in the lower three-quarters, in black and in red. The images...