Canteen assistant Mrs Lafinmakin pouring tea into a tray of cups for a waiting customer. Canteen equipment in background.
Photographed by Dr Heinz Zinram, 23 Feb 1971
Image no: 3783/2
Inventory no: 1998/84954
Your memories: I love this photograph; it is so evocative of the time. I started with LT in 1973 and most of the company canteens were like ........ Read more »
20th Century London caption: Mrs Lafinmakin was a recruited from the West Indies. Like many young women who joined London Transport and immigrated to start a new life in the U.K., she found herself working in the canteens. Mrs Lafinmakin was a canteen assistant. This picture from 1971 shows her pouring tea for a customer.