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Original Filename: ha928100_d01.jpg
Description: Postcard showing Mir Dast at the Royal Pavilion Indian hospital, 1915.
Categories: Timeline/ World War One (1914-1918), Learning Themes/ WW1/ Photographs, Collections/ Local & Social History/ Historic Photographs, People/ Mir Dast, Collections/ Local & Social History/ Historic Postcards  
Copyright & Re-use
Credit: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: Public Domain / CC0
Caption: Mir Dast, 1915
Object or Artwork info
Type (of Object or Artwork): Postcard
Title (of Artwork / Object): Postcard
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): c1914-1918
Description (Object or Artwork): This postcard shows Mir Dast, an Indian soldier who was treated at the Pavilion Indian Military Hospital. He stands against an exterior wall of the Pavilion, and wears a coat with a mandarin collar, which is open and turned down. He wears a coloured turban with a striped pattern. The Royal Pavilion, Dome and Corn Exchange acted as a military hospital for wounded Indian soldiers from December 1914 until early 1916. A Muslim Pathan, Mir Dast was awarded the Victoria Cross by King George V at the Pavilion in August 1915.
Source (of Object / Artwork): Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Subject tags:
Royal Pavilion Indian Military Hospital
Latitude: 50.8224
Longitude: -0.1377
File info
Media: Image
Size: 423.27 KB; 1703 x 2400 pixels; 144 x 203 mm (print at 300 DPI); 451 x 635 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Portrait
Administrative info
Linked Accession no.: HA928100
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