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Miss Widgett's Library, South of the Steine, 1779, - The Post Office

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2016-02-11 15:57:00.0
File Size:
1.11 MB
Dimensions:
1914 x 1576 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 40634
Description: Image of topographic print in Fine Art collection.
Categories: 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): Coloured etching
Title (of Artwork / Object): Miss Widgett's Library, South of the Steine, 1779, - The Post Office
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1778/1779
Description (Object or Artwork): View of wooden building with green shutters on windows to left. Two men standing under the windows.Green painted arched arcade to front. Man and woman in foreground to right. Two ships masts visible to right. Bowen's Library was at the south end of the Steine near what became the Royal York Hotel. Founded by Woodgate c.1760, it was successively carried on by Widgett, Bowen, Crawford, Fisher and Shaw. In 1788 four years after he bought it, Crawford rebuilt the library.
Source (of Object / Artwork): Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove

File info

Original Filename: fa202060_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 1.11 MB; 1914 x 1576 pixels; 162 x 133 mm (print at 300 DPI); 506 x 417 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA202060