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Crystal Palace First World War exhibition of June 1920 showing group of naval military personnel standing on the deck of a hospital ship. Glass negative, ca. 1920.

Knapp, Montague Henry, 1867-1952.
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Negative number '191' in Knapp's original exhibition list kept with the negatives

Among the group are two nurses

One of a series of glass negatives collected by Surgeon Commander Montague Henry Knapp, Hon. Director of the Naval Medical Section of the Imperial War Museum which were used in the Crystal Palace exhibition. Correspondence in the Wellcome Archives indicates that Knapp (as Hon. Director and organiser for the IWM) was involved in the transfer of surplus naval and military medical material from the Imperial War Museum to the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum, in setting up exhibits, and in acquiring other materials for the Wellcome collections. Material specifically relating to Knapp's activities in setting up the Naval Warfare Section in the Imperial War Museum have been transferred to the IWM.


[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified]; (1920)

Physical description

1 photograph : glass photonegative ; glass negative 12 x 16.4 cm


Wellcome Library no. 587114i



  • English

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