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Uploaded on:
04/02/2011 10:57
File Size:
5.55 MB
Dimensions:
5047 x 3567 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 702
Original Filename: dmas_bh411514_d01.jpg
Description: Photograph showing the Music Room Gallery of the Royal Pavilion with beds for wounded Indian Soldiers, 1915.
Categories: Timeline/ 1910s, Timeline/ World War One (1914-1918), Collections/ Local & Social History, Learning Themes/ WW1/ Photographs  
Copyright & Re-use
Show more details: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: Public Domain / CC0
Object or Artwork info
Type (of Object or Artwork): Photographic Print
Title (of Artwork / Object): Photographic Print
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): c1915
Description (Object or Artwork): This photographic print shows the North Drawing Room of the Royal Pavilion, Brighton. It shows a series of hospital beds that have been arranged along the sides of the room. The photograph was taken during World War One when the Pavilion estate was used as a military hospital for wounded soldiers. It may have been taken in early December 1914, shortly before it opened as a hospital for Indian Corps troops wounded on the Western Front. Alternately, it may have been taken after the Indian Military Hospital closed in January 1916. In April that year, the building was briefly opened to the public before it began use as a hospital for limbless British men from the summer of 1916.
Subject tags:
indian
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pavilion
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photograph
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WWI
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Royal Pavilion Indian Hospital
   
Other Keywords: hospitalindian hospital,indian hospital
File info
Media: Image
Size: 5.55 MB; 5047 x 3567 pixels; 427 x 302 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1335 x 944 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape
Administrative info
Linked Accession no.: BH411514