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Kemptown Brighton

Uploaded on:
2016-02-10 10:50:00.0
File Size:
5.77 MB
4927 x 3510 pixels
128 views 1 download
Digital Media Bank ID: 40131
Description: Topographic print
Categories: Timeline/ 1820s, Timeline/ Georgian (1714 - 1837), Collections / Fine Art/ Topographic Prints  

Copyright & Re-use

Credit Line: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: Public Domain / CC0

Object or Artwork info

Type (of Object or Artwork): Tinted Aquatint
Title (of Artwork / Object): Kemptown Brighton
Creator (of Artwork / Object): John Bruce
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1826C.
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 with a darker sail and to far right another smaller boat of similar hue. This prints 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. Larger print than others in collection and only partially tinted in one colour.
Source (of Object / Artwork): Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
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File info

Original Filename: fa202129_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 5.77 MB; 4927 x 3510 pixels; 417 x 297 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1304 x 929 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA202129