Object details

Category
Photographs
Related period
Second World War (production), Second World War (content)
Creator
Unknown Photographer
Dimensions

Copy Negative: Quantity 11

Catalogue number
2009-09-06

Object associations

Related content

HM King George VI and HM Queen Elizabeth talk to a woman operating a fuse testing machine during a visit to the Royal Ordnance factory in Blackburn.
© IWM (P 399)
Second World War
What The Royal Family Did During The Second World War
At 6pm on 3 September 1939, King George VI spoke to the people of Britain and the Empire. In his radio broadcast, he talked of the difficult times ahead and urged his people to stand firm.  
Girls from St George's Church of England School in Battersea, London, take part in an open-air sewing class, by the edge of a river or lake, whilst evacuated to Pembrokeshire, Wales in 1940.
© IWM (D 989)
Second World War
How Children's Lives Changed During The Second World War
The Second World War brought many changes to the lives of children in Britain. For some, the war was a time of fear and confusion that meant separation from families, the destruction of a home or even the loss of a parent. However, for others, these years were the most exciting and happiest time of their lives.
a composite image of a woman's face, seen in profile, and a woman's foot, both partly hidden in dark shadows. They are connected by a meandering broken red line. text: g.r. morris Wait! Count 15 slowly before moving in the Blackout Issued by THE NATIONAL 'SAFETY FIRST' ASSOCIATION (Inc.), Terminal House, 52, Grosvenor Gardens, London, S.W.1 BLC/9. PRINTED BY LOXLEY BROTHERS, LTD.
© IWM (Art.IWM PST 0096)
The Blitz
What To Do During An Air Raid
The National Health Service was introduced in 1948, giving free healthcare to all. The Family Allowance was established and secondary schools were available for all children over 11. However, there was still great austerity.