An Anderson Shelter

Made:
c. 1939 in United Kingdom
photographer:
Bishop Marshall
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Bishop Marshall
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An Anderson shelter
      A photograph of a family in an Anderson air raid shelter

An Anderson shelter A photograph of a family in an Anderson air raid shelter

A photograph of a family in an Anderson air raid shelter.

A photograph showing a family in an Anderson air raid shelter, taken around 1939 by Bishop Marshall for the Daily Herald.

Anderson shelters were designed in 1938 to accommodate six people in an air-raid. They were issued free to families who earned less than £250 a year, and those who earned over were charged £7.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Collection:
Daily Herald Archive
Object Number:
1983-5236/10692
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image