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Female Metropolitan Guards in World War One

Female Metropolitan Guards in World War One

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L2545. As with so many occupations, Britain's railways witnessed the large scale employment of female workers during World War One. Taken around 1914, this excellent photograph shows eleven Metropolitan guards posing with two male staff beside a carriage. Note the lanterns and flags set down near the women's feet.
Publisher
ContributorLondon's Transport Museum
Creatorattribution - Unknown
Datecreation - circa 1914
TypeDigital images - Scanned
Formatresolution - 300 dpi
dimension.W - 99mm
IdentifierLondon's Transport Museum - 2002/ 4833
SourceLondon's Transport Museum
LanguageEN
Relationcopy of - Black and white print
Coverage
Location.Current Repository - London's Transport Museum
RightsLondon's Transport Museum