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11/02/2011 12:31
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11.77 MB
5601 x 4054 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 783
Original Filename: dmas_ha928172_d01.jpg
Description: Monochrome photograph showing Sikh soldiers in a Gurdwara (a Sikh shrine) in the grounds of the Royal Pavilion. 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)  
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Credit: 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): 1915
Description (Object or Artwork): This photographic print shows Sikh soldiers seated in a tented Gurdwara in the grounds of the Royal Pavilion. The photograph was taken during the First World War when the Royal Pavilion estate was used as a military hospital for Indian soldiers who had been wounded on the Western Front. A Gurdwara is a place of worship for the Sikh faith. It houses the Guru Granth Sahib, a book of holy scripture for Sikhs.
Subject tags:
Royal Pavilion Indian Military Hospital
Other Keywords: hospital, medicine, Indian Corps, wounded, Sikhindian hospital
File info
Media: Image
Size: 11.77 MB; 5601 x 4054 pixels; 474 x 343 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1482 x 1073 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape
Administrative info
Linked Accession no.: HA928172