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18. Convalescent Punjaubi Mahommedans

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Description: Convalescent Punjaubi Mohammedans. Monochrome photograph showing group portrait of twelve Punjabi Muslim troops from India, posed outside of the Royal Pavilion, during its use as a Military Hospital, 1915.
Categories: Timeline/ World War One (1914-1918), Collections / Local & Social History, Learning Themes/ WW1, Collections / Local & Social History/ Historic Photographs, Learning Themes/ Royal Pavilion/ Indian Military Hospital (1914-1916)  

Copyright & Re-use

Credit Line: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: CC BY-SA

Object or Artwork info

Type (of Object or Artwork): Postcard
Title (of Artwork / Object): 18. Convalescent Punjaubi Mahommedans
Creator (of Artwork / Object): A H Fry
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): c1914-1918
Description (Object or Artwork): This monochrome photographic postcard was produced during World War One, when the Royal Pavilion was used as a military hospital for wounded Indian soldiers. It shows a group portrait of twelve 'Punjaubi Mahommedans'. This term was used by the British to describe Muslims from the Punjab region of India. This postcard was part of a series of views of the Pavilion Military Hospital which were produced by the Brighton Corporation and the military authorities. This image is one of several which show the 'martial races' that fought for the British and were cared for at the Royal Pavilion.
Subject tags:
indian
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pavilion
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WWI
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Royal Pavilion Indian Hospital
   
Other Keywords: hospitalindian hospital,indian hospital

File info

Original Filename: dmas_bh411201_d01.jpg
Size: 3.53 MB; 5141 x 3313 pixels; 435 x 281 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1360 x 877 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: BH411201