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Kitchens Collection (#3)

Background imageKitchens Collection: LCC-LFB Canteen van at Colonial Wharf fire

LCC-LFB Canteen van at Colonial Wharf fire
Hungry and thirsty firefighters gathering for refreshments at the Brigades canteen van following a major fire at Colonial Wharf

Background imageKitchens Collection: Salvation Army Canteen Van

Salvation Army Canteen Van
The London Fire Brigade had dispensed with its own canteen vans, due to financial cutbacks, and relied on the services of the Salvation Army to provided refreshments to fire crews at major fires

Background imageKitchens Collection: GLC-LFB Fire investigation evidence photograph

GLC-LFB Fire investigation evidence photograph
A photograph taken to record the seat of a fire within a SW London kitchen. The pattern of burning and scorching on the wall points to the burnt debris on the kitchen table, adjacent to the gas cooker

Background imageKitchens Collection: LCC-LFB - Safety in the home, fire prevention campaign

LCC-LFB - Safety in the home, fire prevention campaign
A photograph from the Brigades fire prevention campaign. The hazards of drying cloths and teatowels over a lit gas cooker are highlighted, showing how this could lead to fires

Background imageKitchens Collection: AFS Mobile kitchen in use after major exercise

AFS Mobile kitchen in use after major exercise
AFS staff collecting refreshments from a mobile kitchen after taking part in a major exercise conducted at the Fire Services Technical College, Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire

Background imageKitchens Collection: LCC-LFB Canteen Van (CaV) at Lambeth HQ

LCC-LFB Canteen Van (CaV) at Lambeth HQ
The Brigades canteen van, stationed at Lambeth fire station (D61). The Brigade only had the one CaV which was sent to all major fires or other protracted incidents

Background imageKitchens Collection: London Fire Brigade canteen van at a fire

London Fire Brigade canteen van at a fire
Firefighters of the London Fire Brigade queue at the canteen van for lunch, after dealing with a commercial fire

Background imageKitchens Collection: Blitz in London -- mobile kitchen serving meals to AFS, WW2

Blitz in London -- mobile kitchen serving meals to AFS, WW2
Blitz in London -- a mobile kitchen serving meals to AFS, firefighters. These vehicles were donated to Britains fire services for the war effort by the Canadian Red Cross

Background imageKitchens Collection: Blitz in London -- tea break for AFS firefighter, WW2

Blitz in London -- tea break for AFS firefighter, WW2
Blitz in London -- an AFS woman in a canteen van pours a cup of tea for her male opposite number

Background imageKitchens Collection: LCC-LFB canteen van at Lambeth LFB HQ

LCC-LFB canteen van at Lambeth LFB HQ
Located at Lambeth fire station, the London Fire Brigade canteen van which attend major fires and incidents to provide the firefighters with light refreshment

Background imageKitchens Collection: Conversion of NFS mobile kitchen unit to LFB control unit

Conversion of NFS mobile kitchen unit to LFB control unit
London Fire Brigade mobile kitchen ready for conversion to a control Unit

Background imageKitchens Collection: NFS (London Region) mobile kitchen, WW2

NFS (London Region) mobile kitchen, WW2
NFS (London Region) mobile kitchen

Background imageKitchens Collection: Donation by Canadian Red Cross to NFS, WW2

Donation by Canadian Red Cross to NFS, WW2
A canteen van/mobile kitchen on display at Londons Regional Headquarters, Lambeth SE1. It was one of many donated by Canadas Red Cross as part of the War Effort

Background imageKitchens Collection: Cooks in the kitchen at Bromley fire station, WW2

Cooks in the kitchen at Bromley fire station, WW2
Cooks at work in the kitchen at the new Bromley NFS (National Fire Service) sub-station during the Second World War

Background imageKitchens Collection: AFS women undergoing catering instruction, WW2

AFS women undergoing catering instruction, WW2
London regular and AFS firefighters spent many hours, sometimes days, at incidents during the Blitz. Seen here are women of the AFS learning to prepare and cook meals for those on the Blitz front line

Background imageKitchens Collection: Auxiliary London firewomen under catering instruction

Auxiliary London firewomen under catering instruction
London regular and AFS firefighters spent many hours, sometimes days, at incidents during the Blitz, and they needed refreshments

Background imageKitchens Collection: NFS mobile kitchen in use, WW2

NFS mobile kitchen in use, WW2
These mobile kitchens, presented to the NFS (London Region No 5), were donated by the Canadian Red Cross

Background imageKitchens Collection: NFS (London Region) mobile kitchen vehicle, WW2

NFS (London Region) mobile kitchen vehicle, WW2
Donated to the London Region of the NFS by the Canadian Red Cross, this mobile kitchen unit is displayed at the Regional (Brigade) Headquarters, Lambeth, SE1

Background imageKitchens Collection: The kitchen of the Swiss Cottage

The kitchen of the Swiss Cottage, as used by Queen Victoria, The Prince consort and the Royal Children, 1853

Background imageKitchens Collection: Advert for Main Mainstat gas cookers with no stooping

Advert for Main Mainstat gas cookers with no stooping
Cooking without stooping. In kitchens where there is more than the usual space available, or where it is desirable to untilize an open-range setting setting the Maintop gas cooker provides a

Background imageKitchens Collection: ATS - new Army cooks in training, 1939

ATS - new Army cooks in training, 1939
An instructor showing female ATS workers how to regulate the kitchen ovens in order to turn out appetising cakes and buns for the new troops in the early weeks of World War II. Date: 1939

Background imageKitchens Collection: Kitchen at St Pancras Workhouse, London

Kitchen at St Pancras Workhouse, London
Interior of the kitchens at the St Pancras Kitchen - two large steam boilers or coppers dominate the scene. Several kitchen staff stand in the background. Date: 1895

Background imageKitchens Collection: A kitchen in Frances Street, London by George Scharf

A kitchen in Frances Street, London by George Scharf
View of an English kitchen in 1846 showing a cook or servant in front of a dresser with an impressive display of plates and crockery

Background imageKitchens Collection: Soup kitchen

Soup kitchen
As soup kitchen for poor people in Stockholm 1892. Date: 1892

Background imageKitchens Collection: Poor Kitchen

Poor Kitchen
The poor kitchen. Date: 1581

Background imageKitchens Collection: Sissons sinks advertisement, 1950s

Sissons sinks advertisement, 1950s
Advertisement for Sissons stainless steel sinks, bringing gleaming glamour to your kitchen. c.1950

Background imageKitchens Collection: Rich Kitchen

Rich Kitchen

Background imageKitchens Collection: Woman in a Swedish kitchen

Woman in a Swedish kitchen in Hellerup manor, Varmland, Sweden, with a lot of utensils of copper. Date: 1970s

Background imageKitchens Collection: Kitchen Maid

Kitchen Maid
A maid, named Ruth, by the stove, 1905. Date: 1905

Background imageKitchens Collection: Fitted Kitchen

Fitted Kitchen
A modern British fitted kitchen. Date: 1981

Background imageKitchens Collection: Ezee Kitchens advertisement

Ezee Kitchens advertisement
Advertisement for Ezee Kitchens featuring a proud looking housewife showing off her new kitchen units. c.1950

Background imageKitchens Collection: Ideal Home kitchen 1951

Ideal Home kitchen 1951
A kitchen at the Ideal Home Exhibition at Olympia, 1951, featured in a spread in Sport & Country magazine: the country housewife at Olympia; this years Ideal Home Exhibition has much to interest her

Background imageKitchens Collection: Cooks in the kitchen

Cooks in the kitchen
Kitchen, Malmo, Sweden 1904. Date: 1904

Background imageKitchens Collection: Leisure Kitchens advertisment, 1950s

Leisure Kitchens advertisment, 1950s
Advertisement for Leisure Kitchen Cabinets featuring a 1950s housewife proudly showing off her new, immaculate kitchen. 1950s

Background imageKitchens Collection: Paul kitchen advertisement, c. 1952

Paul kitchen advertisement, c. 1952
Advertisement for fitted kitchens by W. H. Paul Ltd with a woman showing off her brand new pristine Paul kitchen to her astonished friend. c.1952

Background imageKitchens Collection: Redring advertisement, c. 1955

Redring advertisement, c. 1955
Advertisement for Redring Metrovick Boiling Plates manufactured by Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Company of Old Trafford, Manchester, showing a jubilant housewife delighted with her new cooker

Background imageKitchens Collection: Ware rite surfaces advertisement

Ware rite surfaces advertisement
Advertisement for Ware-rite kitchen surfaces, guaranteeing brighter homes and lighter work. c.1950

Background imageKitchens Collection: English Rose Kitchens advertisement

English Rose Kitchens advertisement
Advertisement for English Rose Kitchens Limited, the quintessential retro kitchen system. Date: 1960

Background imageKitchens Collection: Kitchens at Holloway Prison

Kitchens at Holloway Prison
Kitchens at London City Prison and House of Correction, Holloway. Date: 1862

Background imageKitchens Collection: Outside the Soup Kitchen

Outside the Soup Kitchen
The poor and distressed throng the entrance to a soup kitchen : well-to-do passers- by look apprehensive as they are assailed by beggars Date: 1871

Background imageKitchens Collection: Halfpenny Dinners

Halfpenny Dinners
Halfpenny dinners are provided for poor children in the East End of London. Date: 1870

Background imageKitchens Collection: Kitchens, Lambeth Schools, West Norwood, London

Kitchens, Lambeth Schools, West Norwood, London
Staff and inmate helpers in the kitchens at the Lambeth Schools for workhouse children on Elder Road, West Norwood, South London. Kitchen fittings include a large cooking range and two coppers

Background imageKitchens Collection: Kitchens, NIPRCC East Harling, Norfolk

Kitchens, NIPRCC East Harling, Norfolk
A 100-pound Christmas pudding on display in the kitchens at the East Harling, Norfolk, branch of the National Institutions for Persons Requiring Care and Control

Background imageKitchens Collection: Lewisham Hospital kitchens, south east London

Lewisham Hospital kitchens, south east London
Uniformed catering staff prepare meals in the kitchens of Lewisham Hospital in south east London. A cook at the right is making up plates of salad. Large metal boxes carry the names of hospital wards

Background imageKitchens Collection: The Park Hospital, Hither Green, London

The Park Hospital, Hither Green, London
Kitchens of the Park Hospital, Hither Green, south east London. Uniformed staff cook food on a large range. The only man present operates a large mincing machine

Background imageKitchens Collection: Cookery by Millicent Sowerby

Cookery by Millicent Sowerby
A group of girl guides busy in a kitchen making pastry and cakes

Background imageKitchens Collection: The Abbots Kitchen, Glastonbury

The Abbots Kitchen, Glastonbury, Somerset. The abbot of Glastonbury kept great state, now attested to simply by the ruins of the abbots kitchen, with four huge fireplaces at its corners

Background imageKitchens Collection: The Kitchen of the Fujiya Hotel, Miyanoshita, Japan

The Kitchen of the Fujiya Hotel, Miyanoshita, Japan
The large basement kitchen of the Fujiya Hotel, Miyanoshita, Japan. A classical resort hotel, the Fujiya was opened in 1878



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