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Digital Media Bank ID: 14947
Original Filename: dmas_ha904470_d01_ab10.jpg
Description: Postcard of numerous Indian troops and British soldiers standing outside the Dome, Brighton. Postcard marked on front as 'INDIA'S FIGHTING MEN. PAVILION GROUNDS. BRIGHTON'. 2 The letters 'V&H' are also visible.
Categories: Timeline/ 1910s, Timeline/ World War One (1914-1918), Collections/ Local & Social History, Learning Themes/ WW1/ Photographs  

Copyright & Re-use

Credit Line: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: Public Domain / CC0

Object or Artwork info

Type (of Object or Artwork): Postcard
Title (of Artwork / Object): 2. India's Fighting Men. Pavilion Grounds, Brighton.
Creator (of Artwork / Object): V&H
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): c1915
Description (Object or Artwork): This postcard shows numerous Indian and British soldiers standing in the grounds of the Royal Pavilion, Brighton. Between December 1914 and January 1916, the Royal Pavilion was used as a hospital for Indian troops injured in the First World War. This postcard appears to have been produced for commemorative purposes.
Subject tags:
Royal Pavilion
Brighton & Hove
Other Keywords: local history, social history

File info

Media: Image
Size: 6.37 MB; 6157 x 3874 pixels; 521 x 328 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1629 x 1025 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: HA904470