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1. Corn Exchange

Uploaded on:
2011-02-04 10:14:00.0
File Size:
2.58 MB
Dimensions:
4552 x 3190 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 684
Description: Magic lantern slide showing Indian Soldiers in rows of beds inside the Corn Exchange during its use as a Military Hospital, 1915.
Categories: Timeline/ 1910s, Timeline/ World War One (1914-1918), Collections / Local & Social History, Learning Themes/ WW1/ Photographs, Collections / Local & Social History/ Historic Photographs/ Magic Lantern Slides, 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): Magic Lantern Slide
Title (of Artwork / Object): 1. Corn Exchange
Creator (of Artwork / Object): A H Fry
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1915
Description (Object or Artwork): This magic lantern slide shows the Royal Pavilion estate during its use as an Indian Military Hospital during World War One. It was probably produced by Henry Roberts, the Director of the Pavilion, to illustrate later lectures on the subject. The image shows wounded Indian soldiers recuperating in the Corn Exchange. Prior to the outbreak of war, this building had hosted a weekly corn market since the 1860s. Its large central hall proved an ideal space for a large ward.
Subject tags:
indian
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photograph
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WWI
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Corn Exchange
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Royal Pavilion Indian Hospital
   
Other Keywords: hospital

File info

Original Filename: dmas_bh411304_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 2.58 MB; 4552 x 3190 pixels; 385 x 270 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1204 x 844 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: BH411304