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Photographic Print

Uploaded on:
2011-08-19 19:11:00.0
File Size:
2.83 MB
3653 x 3642 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 16500
Description: Monochrome photographic print showing aerial view of Shoreham by Sea. Photograph taken by German Luftwaffe during Second World War as aerial reconnaissance. Photograph bears numerous printed lines and numbers used to analyse strategic features on the ground. View accompanied by numerical key in German. Compass and clock can also be seen in bottom left and top left of image. From the Local History collection. c.1940.
Categories: Timeline/ World War Two (1939-1945), Collections / Local & Social History, Learning Themes/ WW2, Learning Themes/ WW2/ Seafront Defences, Images of Brighton & Hove/ Shoreham & Southwick  

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
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): c1940
Description (Object or Artwork): This black and white photographic print shows an aerial view of Shoreham by Sea, Sussex. It appears to have been produced by the German Air Force during a reconnaissance mission in the Second World War. The photograph is a view north from above the English Channel, and bears several markings in white. These list a number of strategic features. Further information is given in the numerical key in the bottom right of the photograph. The time and position of the shot are indicated by the clock and compass on the left hand side of the photograph.
Subject tags:
Brighton & Hove
Other Keywords: local history, social history, shoreham, reconnaissance, strategic,

File info

Original Filename: dmas_ha920131_d01_ab10.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 2.83 MB; 3653 x 3642 pixels; 309 x 308 mm (print at 300 DPI); 967 x 964 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: HA920131