Medical examination, Portsmouth, 1939.

Malindine, Edward

Medical examination, Portsmouth, 1939.
3 2 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm


A photograph of the pre-embarkation medical examination of a Royal Navy reservist taken by Edward Malindine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 31 July, 1939. 12,000 reservists were called up for duty - for its time, the largest peace-time roll-call ever known. 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.

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© Daily Herald Archive / National Science & Media Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

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