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Chattri unveiling ceremony, 1 February 1921

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Digital Media Bank ID: 753
Description: Monochrome photograph showing the unveiling of the Chattri memorial by the Prince of Wales, later Edward VIII, June 1921. Memorial was constructed in memory of those Indian soldiers who had died in Brighton's Indian military hospitals.
Categories: Timeline/ 1920s, Collections / Local & Social History, Collections / Local & Social History/ Historic Photographs, Learning Themes/ Royal Pavilion/ Indian Military Hospital (1914-1916), Images of Brighton & Hove/ Brighton/ Buildings & Landmarks/ Chattri  

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Caption: Chattri unveiling ceremony, 1 February 1921
Licence: CC BY-SA
Credit Line: The Royal Pavilion and Musems, Brighton & Hove

Object or Artwork info

Type (of Object or Artwork): Postcard
Title (of Artwork / Object): Unveiling of the Indian Chattri
Creator (of Artwork / Object): Ale Banks
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1921
Description (Object or Artwork): This postcard shows the Indian Chattri Memorial at the Downs in Patcham Nr. Brighton. The memorial is covered with a Union Jack and Indian flag and is taken before the unveiling ceremony, led by H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, Feb 21st 1921. The Chattri was erected in 1921 to honour the contribution made by the Indian Army during the First World War.
Subject tags:
Brighton & Hove
Royal Pavilion Indian Hospital
Other Keywords: hospital, Indian Corps
Latitude: 50.8841
Longitude: -0.1469

File info

Original Filename: dmas_ha928104_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 7.93 MB; 3214 x 5091 pixels; 272 x 431 mm (print at 300 DPI); 850 x 1347 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Portrait

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: HA928104