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Photographic Print

Uploaded on:
2011-08-16 20:12:00.0
File Size:
1.93 MB
2448 x 1846 pixels
1508 views 13 downloads
Digital Media Bank ID: 15300
Description: Photographic print of air raid shelter in Royal Pavilion basement, 22 September 1939. A shelter warden can be seen at the back of the room.
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 September 1939
Description (Object or Artwork): This photographic print was made by the Borough Surveyor's department. It is an interior view of an air raid shelter beneath the Royal Pavilion, Brighton. Two shelter wardens can be seen at the rear of the shelter. This photograph was made as part of a record of local provisions in the event of an air raid attack. War had been declared with Germany less than three weeks before this photograph was taken.
Subject tags:
Brighton & Hove
Other Keywords: local history, social history

File info

Original Filename: dmas_ha910706_d01_ab10.jpg
Size: 1.93 MB; 2448 x 1846 pixels; 207 x 156 mm (print at 300 DPI); 648 x 488 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: HA910706