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Photographic Print

Uploaded on:
2011-08-19 19:11:00.0
File Size:
3.14 MB
3590 x 3536 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 16503
Description: Monochrome photographic print showing an aerial view of Brighton. View north from above the English Channel. Taken by Luftwaffe during a Second World War reconnaissance mission. Features numerical key in German. From the Local History collection. c.1940.
Categories: Timeline/ World War Two (1939-1945), Collections / Local & Social History/ Historic Photographs, Learning Themes/ WW2/ Seafront Defences  

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 Brighton. 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, luftwaffe, german, strategic, reconnaissance

File info

Original Filename: dmas_ha920132_d01_ab10.jpg
Size: 3.14 MB; 3590 x 3536 pixels; 304 x 299 mm (print at 300 DPI); 950 x 936 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: HA920132