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Photographic Print

Uploaded on:
2011-08-16 20:16:00.0
File Size:
1.18 MB
1839 x 2460 pixels
1405 views 10 downloads
Digital Media Bank ID: 15359
Description: Photographic print of an air raid shelter at Pelham Street School, Brighton. Shelter is still under construction. View taken from within shelter: the blurred figure of a workman is visible at the end of the corridor.
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): 11 September 1939
Description (Object or Artwork): This photographic print was made by the Borough Surveyor's department. It shows the interior of an air raid shelter at Pelham Street School, Brighton. The shelter is still under construction. This print was made as part of a record of local provisions against air attack. War with Germany had been declared less than two weeks before this photograph was taken.
Subject tags:
Brighton & Hove
Other Keywords: local history, social history

File info

Original Filename: dmas_ha910767_d01_ab10.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 1.18 MB; 1839 x 2460 pixels; 156 x 208 mm (print at 300 DPI); 487 x 651 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Portrait

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: HA910767