Snow in Oxford Street, London, 1941.
© NMeM / Daily Herald Archive / Science & Society Picture Library
A photograph of a snowstorm on Oxford Street in London, taken by Roper for the Daily Herald newspaper on 1 February, 1941. An atmospheric and almost deserted scene during a bitterly cold winter. The spring of 1941 was the second coldest of the century. This photograph has been selected from the Daily Herald Archive, a collection of over three million photographs. The archive holds work of international, national and local importance by both staff and agency photographers.