A First World War woman storekeeper works in the fitting shop at the London General Omnibus Company's engineering works.
Unknown photographer, 1916 - 1918
Image no: Ukn
Inventory no: 1998/83598
20th Century London caption: This woman storekeeper's job would have been considered strictly a male preserve before the First World War. During the war 16,000 Underground group employees joined the armed forces. From 1915, women replace them as conductors, clerks and maintenance staff.