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Naval military personnel on the deck of a hospital ship with the captain seated in the centre. Glass negative, ca. 1919.

Knapp, Montague Henry, 1867-1952.
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About this work


Print taken from 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 and exhibited at Crystal Palace in June 1920. 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], [1919]

Physical description

1 photograph : glass photopositive ; glass positive 12 x 16.3 cm


Wellcome Library no. 587147i

Lettering note

Envelope bears number '648' referring to numerical order of Knapp's original exhibition list kept with the negatives



  • English

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