Drinking milk

Made:
1934-10-01 in United Kingdom
maker:
George Woodbine
and
George Woodbine
and
Drinking milk
      A photograph of Major Elliot, Minister of Agriculture, lifting up two children in his arms

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Drinking milk A photograph of Major Elliot, Minister of Agriculture, lifting up two children in his arms
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A photograph of Major Elliot, Minister of Agriculture, lifting up two children in his arms, taken by Woodbine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 1 October, 1934.

A photograph of Major Elliot, Minister of Agriculture, lifting up two children in his arms, taken in October 1934 by George Woodbine.

The two children and Major Elliot are all drinking milk. The minister was visiting Addison Gardens School, where pupils could now have milk for a halfpenny a day, to highlight his campaign. In 1946, the School Milk Act introduced free milk for all pupils under eighteen.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/E00507
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford