Object details

Category
Photographs
Related period
Second World War (production), 1945-1989 (production), Second World War (content)
Creator
Mile End Hospital
Fox Photos
Unknown
Dimensions

Print: Quantity 14

Catalogue number
2012-09-07

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Women and men queuing outside Wood Green in 1945
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