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Model of a portable hospital tent used in Madras, India, 1890-1930

 

Glossary:

Glossary: model - representation

Use for a scaled representation of an object or structure, usually three-dimensional. The item is often idealised or modified to make it conceptually easier to understand.

Glossary: tent - portable building

Collapsible shelter of canvas, skin, plastic, or other flexible and water-repellent material stretched and sustained by poles, usually secured by ropes to pegs in the ground.