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  • UTILITY UNDERWEAR: CLOTHING RESTRICTIONS ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1943

    UTILITY UNDERWEAR: CLOTHING RESTRICTIONS ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1943

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

    D 13088

    A woman and two girls model Utility underwear. Left to right: a woman's wool vest (costing 4/ 2 and a half d and 3 coupons), and wool panties (costing 3/11 and 3 coupons); 11 year old girl's wool vest (costing 4/-1/2d and 2 coupons) and rayon...

  • MARKETING WITHOUT MONEY: CHILDREN'S CLOTHING EXCHANGE, NORWOOD, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    MARKETING WITHOUT MONEY: CHILDREN'S CLOTHING EXCHANGE, NORWOOD, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15092

    On fine days, the 'Make-Do-and-Mend' work party of the Norwood Exchange hold their weekly meeting in the garden of the head of the Exchange, Mrs Jenkins. Here, they repair and re-work clothing which has been brought into the Exchange, creating...

  • A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 25219

    Girls take part in an open-air knitting class in the sunshine in the sunken garden of Caversham Modern Secondary School. There are also two girls at work on sewing machines, sitting at the tables which have been set up on the grass. According to the...

  • WORKERS WELFARE AT A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY: LIFE AT ROF BRIDGEND, JANUARY 1942

    WORKERS WELFARE AT A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY: LIFE AT ROF BRIDGEND, JANUARY 1942

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

    D 6242

    War workers knit, read magazines and chat in the workers lounge at ROF Bridgend. Matron is on hand to answer any of their questions and offer any advice they may need.

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    Interior

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2015

    image: three officers sit at a table having tea with a woman in a blue uniform who is knitting. A pair of crutches leans on the arm of her chair. A fourth man is serving the tea in his shirtsleeves.

  • 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 14761

    Women war workers fit knitted woollen jackets onto the glass flasks of sticky bombs at a factory workshop, somewhere in Britain. The women, including Mrs B Colman (nearest to the camera) and Miss H Brearley (centre), fasten the jackets by means of a...

  • MANSION BECOMES MATERNITY HOME: LIFE AT BROCKET HALL, WELWYN, HERTFORDSHIRE, 1942

    MANSION BECOMES MATERNITY HOME: LIFE AT BROCKET HALL, WELWYN, HERTFORDSHIRE, 1942

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

    D 9033

    New mothers knit as they convalesce in a 'ward' in Brocket Hall. The walls of the room are covered in Chinese wallpaper, which, according to the original caption, is very valuable. In the background, two nurses, both wearing surgical masks,...

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    Untitled

    (posters) Made by: G (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 13401

    whole: the image occupies the majority, held within a black border and set against a white background. image: a full-length depiction of a seated elderly woman, dressed in a lace cap and shawl. A long piece of wool runs from the knitting resting on her...

  • MISS JANET BOWIE

    MISS JANET BOWIE

    part of "print" (photographs)

    WWC D8-6-878

    Miss Janet Bowie MBE, British Red Cross Society.

  • MRS CHRISTINE HARVEY

    MRS CHRISTINE HARVEY

    part of "print" (photographs)

    WWC D8-6-284

    Mrs Christine Harvey MBE.

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