John Michael

@1972projects

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December, 1939: Rex Harrison, Diana Wynyard & Anton Walbrook in 'Design for Living', photographed by Angus McBean

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December, 1939: Civilians knitting for the British Army, photographed by Carl Mydans for LIFE

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December, 1939: An ad for the Fairey Battle, a single-engine light bomber developed for the R.A.F.

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December, 1939: Evacuated children from Highgate, on the sands at Westward Ho!

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December, 1939: A nude portrait from the 'London Opinion'

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December, 1939: Tiller Girls rehearsing for London's only pantomime that season, the Coliseum's 'Cinderella'

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December, 1939: The cover of British Vogue's Christmas issue

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December, 1939: LSE tutor Minnie Haskins, whose poem, 'God Knows', was quoted in George VI's Christmas broadcast

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December, 1939: A butcher's shop on Brompton Road

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December, 1939: Students at the RCA's life-drawing classes, photographed for the 'Picture Post'

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December, 1939: Sandbags in front of Selfridges' Christmas windows

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December, 1939: Monkeys at London Zoo, watching the first anti-aircraft barrage balloons appear over the city

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December, 1939: The first group portrait of Chamberlain's War Cabinet

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December, 1939: A blackout postcard

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December, 1939: Joan & Doris Fred-Emney, real-life siblings playing the Ugly Sisters in Cinderella at the Coliseum

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December, 1939: A cartoon from the Evening News

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December, 1939: Anne, Countess of Rosse, photographed with her children by Madame Yevonde

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December, 1939: May Barnham and Thomas Bell get married in Edmonton

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December, 1939: A Christmas telegram from Alma & Alfred Hitchcock to film-maker Ivor Montagu

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December, 1939: Debenham & Freebody advertising their January Fur Sales

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