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Photographic Print

Uploaded on:
2011-08-16 20:12:00.0
File Size:
2.23 MB
1904 x 2448 pixels
1426 views 9 downloads
Digital Media Bank ID: 15302
Description: Photographic print of air raid shelter for St John's School, Carlton Hill, Brighton. View from within shelter, looking down corridor towards rough stone wall.
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): 20 September 1939
Description (Object or Artwork): This photographic print was made by the Borough Surveyor's department. It shows an air raid shelter for St John's School, Carlton Hill, Brighton. This is a view of the interior of the shelter. Construction work is clearly not yet complete. The roof is missing, and the torso of a waistcoated figure can be seen at the centre-top of the photograph. This photographic print was made as part of a record of local provisions against possible air raid attack. War with Germany had been declared less than three weeks before this photograph was taken.
Subject tags:
Brighton & Hove
Other Keywords: local history, social history

File info

Original Filename: dmas_ha910708_d01_ab10.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 2.23 MB; 1904 x 2448 pixels; 161 x 207 mm (print at 300 DPI); 504 x 648 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Portrait

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: HA910708