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Sailor with a bunch of bananas, 1945. A photograph of a sailor with a... News Photo1900-1909,20th Century Style,Activity,Adult,Banana,Bristol - England,British Culture,Cigarette,Communication,Drink,England,Europe,Finance,Food,Food And Drink Industry,Form Of Communication,Fruit,Geographical Locations,Hand,Horizontal,Humor,Industry,Journalism,Men,Nautical Vessel,Newspaper,People,Porthole,Ration Cards,Rationing,Retro Styled,Routine,Sailor,Ship,Smoking,The Media,The Natural World,Transportation,UK,Unity,VegetablePhotographer Collection: SSPL SSPL/NMeM/Daily Herald ArchiveUNITED KINGDOM - DECEMBER 21: Sailor with a bunch of bananas, 1945. A photograph of a sailor with a bunch of bananas, taken by Smith for the Daily Herald newspaper on 12 December, 1945. This sailor leans out of a porthole on the SS Tilapa, docked at Avonmouth Dock, Bristol. SS Tilapa was the first ship to bring bananas into Britain after the Second World War. 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)