Women pilots of the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) in flying kit at Hatfield, 10 January 1940.
Pauline Gower, Commandant of the Air Transport Auxiliary Women's Section, waving from the cockpit of a de Havilland Tiger Moth at Hatfield, Hertfordshire, prior to a delivery flight, 10 January 1940.
A Cecil Beaton portrait of a member of the Women's Royal Naval Service equipped for gardening duties.
Mrs Redmond of Orford in Suffolk wearing her late husband's medals. She was also a member of various Civil Defence organisations, as can be seen from the badges she is wearing.
Mrs D Cheatle from Sheffield operating a capstan lathe at a munitions factory in Yorkshire during 1942.
A group of women enjoy a drink and share a joke at the Wynnstay Arms, Ruabon, Benbighshire, Wales, 1944.
Mrs Edith Digby, an Air Raid Warden on duty in Bermondsey, London during the Second World War.
A member of the Women's Royal Air Force at a plotting board at an RAF station, circa 1960.
A female member of Air Raid Precautions staff applies her lipstick between emergency calls.
Gladys Wilburn, a motor boat driver with the Women's Royal Naval Service, in her boat, the 'BALMACAAN', with her spaniel dog, Southwick, Sussex, 1918.
A sister and a matron from Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service during the First World War.
Political Personalities: Three quarter length portrait of Princess Durri Shehvar Berar, only daughter of the former Sultan of Turkey, photographed wearing a jewelled sari in India.