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Kemptown Brighton

Uploaded on:
2015-04-29 12:09:00.0
File Size:
1.88 MB
3200 x 2062 pixels
281 views 5 downloads
Digital Media Bank ID: 29603
Description: Kemptown Brighton
Categories: Timeline/ 1830s, Collections / Fine Art  

Copyright & Re-use

Credit Line: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: CC BY-SA

Object or Artwork info

Type (of Object or Artwork): Coloured Aquatint
Title (of Artwork / Object): Kemptown Brighton
Creator (of Artwork / Object): John Bruce
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1831
Description (Object or Artwork): Taken from Bruce's "History of Brighton" a view of Kemptown from the sea, it shows the Crescent, the wings of which 840' x 200' being greater than the Span of the Royal Crescent at Bath. To the left of the print, on the choppy sea, is a steam boat which looks small in comparison to the sailing boats. To the centre left is a small boat in full sail with a white sail; in the centre foreground three men in a rowing boat; to the right a larger boat in a reddish brown sail and to far right another smaller boat of similar colour. This print has a coat of arms below the print and writing to say the plate is dedicated to J R Kemp by J.Bruce In small writing within the border is printed, Published by the artist at No.1 Steine Place and the first tower on the Chain Pier, Brighton. Duplicate print
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File info

Original Filename: fa202575_d01.jpg
Size: 1.88 MB; 3200 x 2062 pixels; 271 x 175 mm (print at 300 DPI); 847 x 546 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA202575
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