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1940 Collection

Background image1940 Collection: WW2 Poster -- Join the ATS

WW2 Poster -- Join the ATS
Fill his place in jobs like these Join the ATS. Colour photolithograph recruitment poster, artist unknown, published by HMSO. Showing a cook, a clerk, a typist and a driver. 1940

Background image1940 Collection: WW2 Poster -- Quick! Your binoculars

WW2 Poster -- Quick! Your binoculars
Quick! Your binoculars. Supply poster, lithograph. Put your binoculars on Active Service Now! 1940

Background image1940 Collection: WW2 Poster -- ATS Eyes Of The Guns

WW2 Poster -- ATS Eyes Of The Guns
ATS Eyes Of The Guns. Recruitment poster, Auxiliary Territorial Service. Colour photolithograph by Beverley Pick, published by HMSO. Showing women helping with anti-aircraft defence. 1940

Background image1940 Collection: WW2 Poster -- You are wanted too! Join the ATS

WW2 Poster -- You are wanted too! Join the ATS
You Are Wanted Too! Join The ATS. Recruitment poster, Auxiliary Territorial Service. Colour photolithograph by unknown artist, published by HMSO

Background image1940 Collection: WW2 Poster -- Mightier Yet

WW2 Poster -- Mightier Yet
Mightier Yet! Britains Mechanised Army grows stronger every day. Recruitment poster produced by HMSO, printed by Greycaine Limited, showing Vickers Mark 2 medium tanks. 1940

Background image1940 Collection: WW2 Poster -- Buy Savings Certificates

WW2 Poster -- Buy Savings Certificates
Back them up! Buy Savings Certificates. Photolithograph poster, published by the National Savings Committee. 1940

Background image1940 Collection: WW2 Poster -- ATS recruitment poster

WW2 Poster -- ATS recruitment poster
ATS recruitment poster. Every member of the ATS learns a job that will help her to earn her living in the post-war world. Auxiliary Territorial Service

Background image1940 Collection: WW2 Poster -- the ATS wants Cooks

WW2 Poster -- the ATS wants Cooks
The ATS wants Cooks. Recruitment poster, Auxiliary Territorial Service. Colour photolithograph, artist unknown, published by HMSO

Background image1940 Collection: WW2 Poster -- Don t Waver, Help Wavell

WW2 Poster -- Don t Waver, Help Wavell
Dont Waver, Help Wavell. En---ds War Weapons Week, 17-24 May 1940. War saving photolithographic poster, published by The National Savings Committee, London, The Scottish Savings Committee

Background image1940 Collection: WW2 Poster -- Be Prepared

WW2 Poster -- Be Prepared
A Story and a Warning, .Darkness brings Danger, Be Prepared. Colour photolithograph poster, published by The Times of India Press, Bombay

Background image1940 Collection: WW2 poster, activities of 52 (Lowland) Division

WW2 poster, activities of 52 (Lowland) Division
Screen-print poster, published circa 1950, showing the activities of the 52nd Lowland Division during the Second World War, with a map of Northern Europe, and unit badges along the top and bottom

Background image1940 Collection: WW2 Poster -- ATS Carry The Messages

WW2 Poster -- ATS Carry The Messages
ATS Carry The Messages. Recruitment poster, Auxiliary Territorial Service. Colour photolithograph by Beverley Pick, published by HMSO. 1940

Background image1940 Collection: WW2 Poster -- National Savings

WW2 Poster -- National Savings
The Most You Can Save Is The Least They Deserve. Coloured photolithograph poster after Elgar. Published by the National Savings Committee and His Majestys Stationery Office

Background image1940 Collection: WW2 Poster -- ATS recruitment

WW2 Poster -- ATS recruitment
Enquire about service in the ATS at... Recruitment poster, Auxiliary Territorial Service. Colour photolithograph, artist unknown, published by HMSO. 1940

Background image1940 Collection: WW2 Poster -- Women of Britain Come Forward Now

WW2 Poster -- Women of Britain Come Forward Now
Women of Britain -- These scientific instruments demand nimble fingers and quick brains. Come Forward Now. Recruitment poster, Auxiliary Territorial Service

Background image1940 Collection: WW2 Poster -- ATS At The Wheel

WW2 Poster -- ATS At The Wheel
ATS At The Wheel. Recruitment poster, Auxiliary Territorial Service. Colour photolithograph by Beverley Pick, published by HMSO. 1940

Background image1940 Collection: WW2 Poster -- Back Them Up

WW2 Poster -- Back Them Up
Back Them Up! Colour photolithograph printed by Fosh and Cross Ltd, published by HMSO. Showing a British Commando raid on a German-held port in Norway. 1940

Background image1940 Collection: WW2 Poster -- Volunteer ATS

WW2 Poster -- Volunteer ATS
if you are over 17 and a half or 18, under 19, Volunteer ATS. Recruitment poster, Auxiliary Territorial Service. Colour photolithograph by unknown artist, published by HMSO. 1940

Background image1940 Collection: WW2 Poster -- Serve in Silence

WW2 Poster -- Serve in Silence
Serve in Silence. Se Taire C est Servir. Colour photolithograph, with a profile of Britannia against a Union Jack flag. 1940

Background image1940 Collection: WW2 Poster -- Auxiliary Territorial Service

WW2 Poster -- Auxiliary Territorial Service
Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS), the new womens service, recruitment poster. Colour photolithograph, artist unknown, published by HMSO. Showing a woman in uniform blowing a bugle. 1940

Background image1940 Collection: WW2 Poster -- Theres a grand job waiting

WW2 Poster -- Theres a grand job waiting
Theres a grand job waiting - you can still volunteer, ATS. Recruitment poster, Auxiliary Territorial Service. Colour photolithograph, artist unknown, published by HMSO. 1940

Background image1940 Collection: WW2 Poster -- Careless Talk Costs Lives

WW2 Poster -- Careless Talk Costs Lives
but for Heavens sake don t say I told you! Careless Talk Costs Lives. Colour photolithograph poster by Cyril Kenneth Bird (Fougasse)

Background image1940 Collection: Illustration, Jersey in Jail, man and two women

Illustration, Jersey in Jail, man and two women
Illustration, Jersey in Jail, showing a thin man whose trousers are too big for him, chatting with two women -- Very few have any superfluous fat of their own. 1940-1945

Background image1940 Collection: Churchills praise for RAF Pilots

Churchills praise for RAF Pilots
" Never was so much owed by so many to so few" - Prime Minister Winston Churchill from a speech made on 20th August 1940

Background image1940 Collection: Illustration, Jersey in Jail, Nazi soldiers in the street

Illustration, Jersey in Jail, Nazi soldiers in the street
Illustration, Jersey in Jail, showing Nazi soldiers marching down a street -- Sing, all you mis-begotten bounders, sing. 1940-1945

Background image1940 Collection: Illustration, Jersey in Jail, farming

Illustration, Jersey in Jail, farming
Illustration, Jersey in Jail, showing people farming -- Within a year, very few were still working on the land. 1940-1945

Background image1940 Collection: Illustration, Jersey in Jail, squadrons overhead

Illustration, Jersey in Jail, squadrons overhead
Illustration, Jersey in Jail, with people excited to see British squadrons flying overhead, giving them hopes of liberation. 1940-1945

Background image1940 Collection: Cover design, Lady Arabellas Birthday Party

Cover design, Lady Arabellas Birthday Party, by Margaret and Mary Baker. Showing a chaotic party with children misbehaving. 1940

Background image1940 Collection: Cover design, Jersey in Jail 1940-45

Cover design, Jersey in Jail 1940-45, by Horace Wyatt, with illustrations by Edmund Blampied. 1940-1945

Background image1940 Collection: Illustration, Jersey in Jail, freedom

Illustration, Jersey in Jail, freedom
Illustration, Jersey in Jail, showing people celebrating their freedom at the end of the war. 1940-1945

Background image1940 Collection: Lady Arabellas Birthday Party

Lady Arabellas Birthday Party -- the screaming Betsy, at the castle and mistaken for Lady Arabella, is carried away from the party. 1940

Background image1940 Collection: Lady Arabellas Birthday Party

Lady Arabellas Birthday Party -- the Duchess agrees to look after Arabella for a while. 1940

Background image1940 Collection: Illustration, Jersey in Jail, praying for deliverance

Illustration, Jersey in Jail, praying for deliverance
Illustration, Jersey in Jail, showing people praying for deliverance with a cross on the wall behind them. 1940-1945

Background image1940 Collection: Ministry of Food advertisement

Ministry of Food advertisement
Advertisement by the Ministry of Food advising the British population to eat home-grown salads which are cool, refreshing and health-giving. And - above all - avoid waste and save shipping. Date: 1940

Background image1940 Collection: Modes et Travaux 1940

Modes et Travaux 1940
Woman in full length white coat shows off her striking black and white striped dress and matching hat Date: 1940

Background image1940 Collection: Dreaming Music Cover

Dreaming Music Cover
A very fine music cover for Dreaming by Anthony Stephen and Michael Prado, depicting a glamorous woman drifting off into the magical world of her thoughts... Date: 1940

Background image1940 Collection: Wartime fashions, 1940

Wartime fashions, 1940
A variety of smart dresses available as sewing patterns from Weldon s. Date: 1940

Background image1940 Collection: Wartime romance

Wartime romance
An attractive 1940s couple, he in army uniform, enjoy a romantic kiss. Date: 1940

Background image1940 Collection: Wartime shopping bag

Wartime shopping bag
Instructions from Weldons Ladies Journal on how to make a gay, easy-to-make shopping bag which folds up when not in use, and is a useful alternative to the paper wrappings becoming increasingly

Background image1940 Collection: Wartime poster of Churchills famous words

Wartime poster of Churchills famous words: Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few, referring to the pilots of the Royal Air Force, fighting the Battle of Britain

Background image1940 Collection: Jack Hulbert and Cicely Courtneidge

Jack Hulbert and Cicely Courtneidge in an amusing scene from Under Your Hat (a theatre production in 1938 and a comedy film released in 1940). 1939

Background image1940 Collection: Playtime by Muriel Dawson

Playtime by Muriel Dawson -- a little child kneels on the grass with a ball. 1940

Background image1940 Collection: Little girl with Siamese cat by Muriel Dawson

Little girl with Siamese cat by Muriel Dawson
A little girl with a Siamese cat, sitting on the grass making a daisy chain, by Muriel Dawson. 1940

Background image1940 Collection: Please Love Me! by Muriel Dawson

Please Love Me! by Muriel Dawson -- a little girl finds that she has been given a cute little puppy as a pet, just in time for Christmas. 1940

Background image1940 Collection: Off to the Sea by Muriel Dawson

Off to the Sea by Muriel Dawson -- a little child ready for the summer holidays. 1940

Background image1940 Collection: Little girl in orange coat by Muriel Dawson

Little girl in orange coat by Muriel Dawson
A little girl in an orange coat by Muriel Dawson. 1940

Background image1940 Collection: Summers Darling by Muriel Dawson

Summers Darling by Muriel Dawson -- a little girl in a white sun bonnet. 1940

Background image1940 Collection: Wonderland by Muriel Dawson

Wonderland by Muriel Dawson -- a little girl in overalls sits looking through a picture book. 1940




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