Cricket match by St Peter's Church, 1849

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Digital Media Bank ID: 26853
Original Filename: fatmp000874_d01_ab10.jpg
Description: Aquatint, 19th century. Shows a cricket match on field north of St Peter's church, Brighton. A crowd of men in top hats can be seen in the foreground.
Categories: Timeline/ Victorian (1837 - 1901), Collections/ Fine Art, Learning Themes/ Victorians, Collections/ Fine Art/ Topographic Prints, Learning Themes/ Sport  
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Credit: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: Public Domain / CC0
Caption: Cricket match by St Peter's Church, 1849
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Type (of Object or Artwork): Coloured Lithograph
Title (of Artwork / Object): Cricket Match at Brighton between the Counties of Sussex & Kent
Creator (of Artwork / Object): W H Mason
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1849
Description (Object or Artwork): Large colour print showing cricket match played on the Royal Cricket Ground, (where Park Crescent is now). Tent bearing the name Sussex Cricket Club to the right. St Peter's church in background with Hudson's mill on right and others in the distance. Spectators in foreground facing toward viewer. They are all named in an annotated plan (see FA203210). Views of Brighton are shown in some detail. In the centre distance St Peter's Church and the houses of Pavilion Parade and Lewes Road. The gates with lions on the top are seen with a horse and carriage coming from Union Road. The railway Station can be seen to the right and the buildings to the west are shown below it.
Source (of Object / Artwork): Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Subject tags:
Brighton & Hove
Other Keywords: local history, cricketing
Latitude: 50.8272
Longitude: -0.1351
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Media: Image
Size: 2.93 MB; 3508 x 2532 pixels; 297 x 214 mm (print at 300 DPI); 928 x 670 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape
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Linked Accession no.: FATMP000874
Date Created: 01/03/2010 16:54