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  • AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS AT KINGSTON HOUSE, KNIGHTSBRIDGE, LONDON, ENGLAND, C 1940

    AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS AT KINGSTON HOUSE, KNIGHTSBRIDGE, LONDON, ENGLAND, C 1940

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

    D 57

    Two female ARP workers read and knit in order to pass the time whilst on duty at their post in London. A third woman, also knitting, is just visible to the right of the photograph.

  • 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.

  • THE CARTERS IN WARTIME: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR A BRITISH FAMILY ON THE HOME FRONT, ENGLAND, C 1940

    THE CARTERS IN WARTIME: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR A BRITISH FAMILY ON THE HOME FRONT, ENGLAND, C 1940

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

    D 254

    Mrs Carter sits in a railway carriage and knits a garment for one of her two children. She is travelling from London Victoria to Hayward's Heath, Sussex to visit her children, who have been evacuated there.

  • SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

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

    D 1536

    Shelterers knit and chat on their steel bunks in this North London air raid shelter.

  • 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.

  • 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

    D 173

    Home Front: Two off-duty women ambulance drivers relax with a magazine and knitting in their mess room at Kingston House, Kennington, London.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • A REST BREAK HOME FOR NURSES: EVERYDAY LIFE AT A HOSTEL FUNDED BY THE BRITISH WAR RELIEF SOCIETY, BEDFORD HOTEL, BUXTON, DERBYSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    A REST BREAK HOME FOR NURSES: EVERYDAY LIFE AT A HOSTEL FUNDED BY THE BRITISH WAR RELIEF SOCIETY, BEDFORD HOTEL, BUXTON, DERBYSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 23821

    A general view of women relaxing beside the fire in the lounge of the Bedford Hotel in Buxton. Many are knitting, whilst others read books.

  • AIR RAID SHELTER UNDER THE RAILWAY ARCHES, SOUTH EAST LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    AIR RAID SHELTER UNDER THE RAILWAY ARCHES, SOUTH EAST LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1596

    This group of shelterers have made themselves a home away from home in this corner of the shelter under the railway arches, somewhere in South East London. Photographs and other objects adorn the whitewashed walls of the shelter in an attempt to...

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