WWI Britain

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Scenes London 1914-1918

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Paul Nash – Exhibition at Tate Britain Your Paintings, Landscape Paintings, Abstract Landscape, Tate Britain, English Artists, British Artists, Max Ernst, Art Uk, Magritte

The British Artist Who Painted Through War and Found Surrealism

A retrospective devoted to the British painter Paul Nash shifts the focus from his radical interpretations of war and Surrealism to his innovative use of color.

The Working Lads Institute was the first of its kind in London to admit black people and Rev Thomas Jackson, the founder, is pictured here with five soldiers at the time of World War I [Whitechapel Mission] British Black History, Black History Facts, World War One, First World, Fosse Commune, African Diaspora, African American History, American Women, Celebrities

East End Soldiers Of World War One

The Working Lads Institute (now the Whitechapel Mission) founded by Rev Thomas Jackson, was the first shelter in London to offer refuge to black soldiers during World War One.

Kaiser Wilhelm II and Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia Wilhelm Ii, Kaiser Wilhelm, World War One, First World, German Royal Family, Ww1 Soldiers, German Uniforms, Military Uniforms, German People

Lock, Stock, and History

borussia-in-saecula-saeculorum: “Emperor-in-exile Wilhelm II with his grandson Prince Louis Ferdinand in 1929. ”

The First World War was fought on a huge industrial scale. Munitions were needed in vast quantities to feed the guns and a variety of products were required to supply both military and civilian needs. Women's Land Army, Brick Works, Glasgow City, World War I, North West, First World, The Dreamers, Trafford, Manchester

The Women War Workers Of The North-West

From the munitions factory to laboratories to the coal mine, here are some of the jobs held by women in North West England during the First World War.

66 Vintage Photographs Documenting British Women at Work During World War I

The Women War Workers Of The North-West

From the munitions factory to laboratories to the coal mine, here are some of the jobs held by women in North West England during the First World War.

Female munitions workers were encouraged to play sport, especially football, and many factories set up their own ladies teams. This photograph shows a women's football team from the Associated Equipment Company (AEC) Munitions Factory at Beckton, London. World War One, First World, Female Police Officers, Women In History, Uk History, New Opportunities, Football Team, Female Football, School Football

12 Things You Didn't Know About Women In The First World War

From female police officers to women's football teams, here are 12 surprising facts about women during the World War One.

Pressure from women for their own uniformed service began in August but it was the end of 1916 before the War Office established the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC). In April the WAAC was renamed Queen Mary’s Army Auxiliary Corps. The Women

12 Things You Didn't Know About Women In The First World War

From female police officers to women's football teams, here are 12 surprising facts about women during the World War One.

As illustrated on this poster, by 1919 many fashionable young women were wearing shorter skirts and looser-waisted clothing.

12 Things You Didn't Know About Women In The First World War

From female police officers to women's football teams, here are 12 surprising facts about women during the World War One.

A Bus Conductress, 1919

A Bus Conductress, 1919

image: A full length drawing of a woman bus conductor. She wears a blue uniform and hat, and carries the distinctive busconductor's bags with leather straps crossing her chest.

In Flora Lion’s Women’s Canteen at Phoenix Works, Bradford munitions workers are seen as a sisterhood of bold, independent young women Photograph: Imperial War Museum World War One, Second World, First World, Artist And Craftsman, War Photography, Female Photographers, Art For Art Sake, Women In History, Female Art

British Women Photographers Of The First World War

Thought all photographers during the First World War were men? Think again.

Clothing is being issued by the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) from a Nissen hut damaged by an air raid at Abbeville, 22 May Photographer: Lieutenant John Warwick Brooke. World War One, Second World, First World, Spring Offensive, History Of England, Air Raid, War Photography, Lest We Forget, Royal Air Force

British Women Photographers Of The First World War

Thought all photographers during the First World War were men? Think again.

Olive Edis: A hairdressing establishment provided for women of Queen Mary’s Auxiliary Army Corps (QMAAC) at RAF Pont de l’Arche, France, March Q

British Women Photographers Of The First World War

Thought all photographers during the First World War were men? Think again.

Christina Broom photographed by her daughter Winifred whilst manning her stand at the Women's War Work exhibition, London, May HU London Landmarks, London Museums, Uk History, Women In History, British History, The Blitz, Female Hero, War Photography, Old London

British Women Photographers Of The First World War

Thought all photographers during the First World War were men? Think again.

Woman delivering coal in Paris due to the manpower shortage of WWI 1915

The women workers of WWI are the definition of empowerment

They fought fires, hauled coal and manufactured missiles — women stepped into the workforce during WWI.

Flora Sandes- the only British woman to serve as a soldier in WWI. She chose to fight in the Serbian army. European History, Women In History, World War One, First World, Thing 1, Serbian, Military History, Military Units, Wwii

The remarkable Captain Flora Sandes – the only British woman to serve as a front-line soldier in WW1

John Hodgson Lobley - The Queen’s Hospital for Facial Injuries, Frognal, Sidcup- The toy-makers’ shop - 1918 Military Art, Military History, World War One, First World, Ww1 Art, Google Art Project, Killed In Action, First Art, Royal Navy

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