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15. The Dome

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2011-02-10 10:57:00.0
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Digital Media Bank ID: 748
Description: Monochrome photographic postcard showing Indian soldiers in rows of beds inside the Dome. Taken during its use as an Indian military hospital, 1915.
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), Collections / Local & Social History/ Historic Postcards  

Copyright & Re-use

Credit Line: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: CC BY-SA

Object or Artwork info

Type (of Object or Artwork): Postcard
Title (of Artwork / Object): 15. The Dome
Creator (of Artwork / Object): A H Fry
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1916-1918
Description (Object or Artwork): This postcard shows the interior of The Dome in Brighton during its time as a hospital for wounded Indian soldiers. Hospital beds containing wounded soldiers are positioned across the circular room. The Royal Pavilion, Dome and Corn Exchange acted as a military hospital for wounded Indian soldiers from December 1914 until early 1916.
Source (of Object / Artwork): Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Subject tags:
Royal Pavilion Indian Hospital
Other Keywords: hospital, medicine, Indian Corps
Latitude: 50.8224
Longitude: -0.1377

File info

Original Filename: dmas_ha927579_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 4.80 MB; 5159 x 3286 pixels; 437 x 278 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1365 x 869 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: HA927579