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Unknown photographer, Gallery IX, Burlington House after the explosion of a German bomb in 1917.

Gallery IX, Burlington House after the explosion of a German bomb in 1917., ca.September 24 1917

From: Unknown photographer

RA Collection: Art

An air-raid on 24 September 1917 caused considerable damage to the galleries in Burlington House. Money was received from the Government to assist with the repairs which were completed just in time for the preparation of the Summer Exhibition. A small tablet inserted in the doorway leading to Gallery IX commemorates the event.

Object details

Title
Gallery IX, Burlington House after the explosion of a German bomb in 1917.
Photographed by
Date
ca.September 24 1917
Object type
Photograph
Dimensions

288 mm x 238 mm

Collection
Royal Academy of Arts
Object number
08/1937
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