Indian Army Wounded In Hospital in the Dome, Brighton

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM ART 323
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1919
Subject period
Materials
  • Support: canvas
  • medium: oil
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 609 mm, Width 508 mm
  • Frame: Depth (overall) 68 mm, Depth 60 mm, Height 767 mm, Width 668 mm
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  • object category: painting
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Category
art
IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUMS

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Object description

image: An interior view of the Brighton Pavillion. The walls of the dome are decorated with exotic designs, and a large chandelier hangs down into the centre of the room. The floor is filled with rows of metal framed hospital beds covered with white sheets. Many of the beds are occupied with soldiers resting; other soldiers sit by their beds dressed in blue uniform.

History note

THIS OIL PAINTING WAS PURCHASED FROM THE ARTIST BY THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM IN MARCH 1919. VALUE OF PURCHASE £31.50 REFERENCE: FIRST WORLD WAR, WAR ARTISTS ARCHIVE, FILE REF: ART/WA1/241 CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE ARTIST

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D. Fox Pitt

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