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  • THE WORK OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    THE WORK OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 4034

    Women of the knitting section of the South African Volunteer Service knit in the workroom at South Africa House. Mrs Francis Black is in charge, with Miss Walker, Mrs Gare and Miss Brixly also lending a hand with the knitting needles.

  • A Knitting Party

    A Knitting Party

    (art) Made by: Dunbar, Evelyn Mary 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 768

    image: A large room with a party of women sitting in chairs and knitting

  • 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.

  • Our Jungle Fighters Want Socks - Please Knit Now

    Our Jungle Fighters Want Socks - Please Knit Now

    (posters) Made by: GAMES, ABRAM (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 2978

    whole: the image occupies the majority. the title is separate and positioned across the top edge, in black, and across the bottom edge, in red. The text is separate and placed across the bottom edge, in black. All set against a white background. image: a...

  • AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS, 1940

    AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS, 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    HU 104542

    Female ambulance drivers knit and listen to a wireless while they await a call out to air raid incidents on 2 March 1940.

  • 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 BRITISH HOME FRONT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR.

    THE BRITISH HOME FRONT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR.

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

    D 22548

    A disabled British factory worker, Mrs A Charles of Oldham at work. Mrs Charles had been disabled all her life, having been born without her left hand and arm up to three inches below the elbow. Nevertheless she had worked in a Lancashire textile...

  • STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

    STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 14762

    A close-up view showing knitted woollen jackets being fitted the glass flasks of sticky bombs at a factory workshop, somewhere in Britain. The jackets are fastened by means of a drawstring around the neck of the flask. The woollen jackets will soon be...

  • 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.

  • 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.

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