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World War II Original PRESS PHOTOGRAPH of Winston Churchill

"Prime Minister's Tour"


Date: September 28, 1941
Published: War Office Photograph [London]
Size (Details): 6 x 8 1/2 inches (Black & White Gelatin Print)

Category: Photographs of Winston Churchill
From: Churchill at Chartwell
Item Number: 207255

Description: The undated, typed paper caption reads:
"Mr. Churchill g[h]as just concluded a tour in which he saw bomb damage, inspected A.R.P. workers, visited factories and docks. He was accompanied by Mrs. Churchill and received a tremendous welcome wherever he went.
"The Prime Minister watching a girl riveter at work on a Spitfire in an aeroplane factory."

The photograph was taken September 28, 1941 in Birmingham. It is in very good condition with a few, small wrinkles near the corners. The verso is backstamped: "Wide World Photos."

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