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Little girl with bananas, 1945 A photograph of a little girl standing... News Photo1900-1909,20th Century Style,Banana,Bollard,Child,Cigarette,Container Ship,England,Europe,Girls,Horizontal,Hull,Kingston upon Hull,Newspaper,Photograph,Ration Cards,Rationing,Retro Styled,Small,Smoking - Activity,Social Issues,Standing,UK,WarPhotographer Collection: SSPL SSPL/NMeM/Daily Herald ArchiveUNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 23: Little girl with bananas, 1945 A photograph of a little girl standing on a bollard at Avonmouth Dock holding a bunch of bananas, taken by Smith for the Daily Herald newspaper on 30 December, 1945. This lucky little girl, Zoya Smith, holds some of the first bananas imported into Britain after the end of World War Two. This fruit came from the SS Tilapa, docked at Avonmouth Dock in Bristol. During the war most foodstuffs were rationed, especialy those brought from overseas. Rationing did not officially end in Britain until 1954. 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. (Photo by Daily Herald Archive/SSPL/Getty Images)