First concert party to be staged on the lawn of Harefield House when it was used as No. 1 ...

Accession Number P12670.015.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, Hillingdon, Harefield
Date made 3 July 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

First concert party to be staged on the lawn of Harefield House when it was used as No. 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital (1AAH). An entertainer, perhaps Miss Rita Fiske, is standing on a table performing in front of the audience of staff, wounded soldiers and civilians. Beside her a woman is playing the piano. (Original housed in AWM Archive Store)