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Photographic Print

Uploaded on:
2011-02-04 11:46:00.0
File Size:
2.09 MB
Dimensions:
3600 x 2718 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 712
Description: Monochrome photograph showing the Maharajah of Patiala at the Royal Pavilion Brighton during the opening ceremony for the Indian gate at the southern end of the Pavilion estate, 26 October 1921.
Categories: Timeline/ 1910s, Timeline/ World War One (1914-1918), Collections / Local & Social History, Learning Themes/ WW1/ 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): Photographic Print
Title (of Artwork / Object): Photographic Print
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 26 October 1921
Description (Object or Artwork): This photographic print shows the Maharajah of Patiala at the Royal Pavilion Brighton. The Maharajah is inspecting a guard of honour gathered outside of the West entrance of the Pavilion. Several army offices and a civic dignitary can be seen behind him. Photograph taken during the opening ceremony for the Indian gate at the southern end of the Pavilion estate. The Indian Gate was a gift from India to the people of Brighton, as a thank you for the care offered to the wounded Indian soldiers of the First World War. It was unveiled by the Maharaja of Patiala in 1921. The Royal Pavilion, Dome and Corn Exchange acted as a military hospital for wounded Indian soldiers from December 1914 until early 1916.
Subject tags:
Brighton
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indian
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pavilion
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photograph
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WWI
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Brighton & Hove
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Royal Pavilion Indian Hospital
   
Other Keywords: indian hospital

File info

Original Filename: dmas_bh420197_d01.jpg
Size: 2.09 MB; 3600 x 2718 pixels; 305 x 230 mm (print at 300 DPI); 952 x 719 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: BH420197