Digging In - London's Air Raid Precaution Measures

Made:
1938-09-27 in United Kingdom
photographer:
Reg Sayers
'Digging In - London's Air Raid Precaution Measures'
      A photograph of lunch hour crowds watching workmen digging trenches to act as air raid shelters, in Lincoln's Inn

'Digging In - London's Air Raid Precaution Measures' A photograph of lunch hour crowds watching workmen digging trenches to act as air raid shelters, in Lincoln's Inn

A photograph of lunch hour crowds watching workmen digging trenches to act as air raid shelters, in Lincoln's Inn, London, September 1938.

A photograph entitled 'Digging In - London's Air Raid Precaution Measures', taken in September 1938 by Sayers for the Daily Herald.

The photograph shows lunch hour crowds watching workmen digging trenches to act as air raid shelters, in Lincoln's Inn, London. By autumn 1938 Britain had begun preparations for war, shelters were dug, gas masks distributed and the Government Evacuation Scheme was developed.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Collection:
Daily Herald Archive
Object Number:
1983-5236/10691
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image