Mir Dast receiving the Victoria Cross from George V, August 1915

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Digital Media Bank ID: 814
Original Filename: dmas_db203_28_d01.jpg
Description: Monochrome photograph showing King George V awarding the Victoria Cross to Subedar Mir Dast in the grounds of the Royal Pavilion during its use as a Military Hospital, 1915.
Categories: Timeline/ 1910s, Timeline/ World War One (1914-1918), Collections/ Local & Social History, Learning Themes/ WW1/ Photographs, Collections/ Local & Social History/ Historic Photographs, Learning Themes/ Royal Pavilion/ Indian Military Hospital (1914-1916), People/ Mir Dast  
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Credit: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: Public Domain / CC0
Caption: Mir Dast receiving the Victoria Cross from George V, August 1915
Object or Artwork info
Type (of Object or Artwork): Photographic Print
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1915
Source (of Object / Artwork): Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Subject tags:
Royal Pavilion Indian Military Hospital
Other Keywords: hospital, medicine, Indian Corps, wounded, Pathan, Pashtun, VC, medal, awardindian hospital
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Media: Image
Size: 6.36 MB; 3732 x 2629 pixels; 316 x 223 mm (print at 300 DPI); 987 x 696 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape
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Linked Accession no.: DB203_28