Temporary suspension of EU shipping, view details here.

Ministry of Food ration book, 1952-53.

Fernandes, Iris

Ministry of Food ration book, 1952-53.
3 1 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 23cm


Ration book belonging to A H Stocks, No BB 977791 showing the coupons or tokens. These documents were issued to all adults in the regulated British economy during and after the Second World War. Food and clothes were rationed, as was petrol. These controls were progressively eased after the war. All males between 18 and 26 were obliged to do two years national service up to 1960.

Image Details

Image Ref.

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

buy a print

Select size
Select finish
How many prints?

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas