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Evacuees arriving at Brighton Station, 1 September 1939

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2017-01-09 14:16:00.0
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2.04 MB
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2964 x 2248 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 57968
Description: This photographic print shows evacuees arriving at Brighton Station during the Second World War. Crowds of children carrying gas masks can be seen gathered outside of a train, with numerous railway guards in attendance. Children were first evacuated to Brighton on 1 September 1939, two days before war was officially declared. By July 1940, Brighton was no longer considered a safe area for children, and 30, 000 evacuees were relocated, along with numerous local children.
Categories: Timeline/ 1930s, Timeline/ World War Two (1939-1945), Collections / Local & Social History/ Historic Photographs/ Herald Collection, Learning Themes/ WW2/ Evacuees  

Copyright & Re-use

Credit Line: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: CC BY-SA
Caption: Evacuees arriving at Brighton Station, 1 September 1939

Object or Artwork info

Type (of Object or Artwork): Photographic Print
Title (of Artwork / Object): Photographic Print
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1939
Description (Object or Artwork): This photographic print shows evacuees arriving at Brighton Station during the Second World War. Crowds of children carrying gas masks can be seen gathered outside of a train, with numerous railway guards in attendance. Children were first evacuated to Brighton on 1 September 1939, two days before war was officially declared. By July 1940, Brighton was no longer considered a safe area for children, and 30, 000 evacuees were relocated, along with numerous local children.
Source (of Object / Artwork): Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Subject tags:
WWII
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evacuation
   

File info

Original Filename: dmas_ha920248_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 2.04 MB; 2964 x 2248 pixels; 251 x 190 mm (print at 300 DPI); 784 x 595 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

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Linked Accession no.: HA920248
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