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Photographic Print

Uploaded on:
2011-08-16 20:12:00.0
File Size:
2.06 MB
1864 x 2430 pixels
1589 views 9 downloads
Digital Media Bank ID: 15295
Description: Photographic print of air raid shelter trench for Intermediate School, York Place, Brighton. View along trench with numerous joists visible. Workman can be seen in foreground of picture.
Categories: Timeline/ 1930s, Timeline/ World War Two (1939-1945), Learning Themes/ WW2, Learning Themes/ WW2/ Air Raid Precautions  

Copyright & Re-use

Credit Line: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: CC BY-SA

Object or Artwork info

Type (of Object or Artwork): Photographic Print
Title (of Artwork / Object): Photographic Print
Creator (of Artwork / Object): Brighton Borough Council - Borough Surveyors Department
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 22 December 1939
Description (Object or Artwork): This photographic print was made by the Borough Surveyor's department. It is a view of an air raid shelter trench for the Intermediate School, York Place, Brighton. The shelter is currently in the process of construction. A workman with a spade can be seen in the foreground of the picture. Although the joists have been erected, they have yet to be covered. The print was made as part of a record of local provisions against air attack. War with Germany had been declared three months before the photograph was taken.
Subject tags:
Brighton & Hove
Other Keywords: local history, social history

File info

Original Filename: dmas_ha910701_d01_ab10.jpg
Size: 2.06 MB; 1864 x 2430 pixels; 158 x 206 mm (print at 300 DPI); 493 x 643 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Portrait

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: HA910701