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Uploaded on:
04/02/2011 11:07
File Size:
6.43 MB
Dimensions:
4902 x 3507 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 706
Original Filename: dmas_bh411525_d01.jpg
Description: Photograph showing the Corn Exchange 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

Credit Line: 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 Corn Exchange, 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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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

Media: Image
Size: 6.43 MB; 4902 x 3507 pixels; 415 x 297 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1297 x 928 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: BH411525