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The Outer End of Chain Pier, Looking Towards Marine Parade.

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2016-02-11 16:10:00.0
File Size:
1.33 MB
2791 x 2004 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 40693
Description: Image of topographic print from Fine Art collection.
Categories: Collections / Fine Art/ Topographic Prints, Images of Brighton & Hove/ Brighton/ Buildings & Landmarks/ Chain Pier  

Copyright & Re-use

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

Object or Artwork info

Type (of Object or Artwork): Aquatint
Title (of Artwork / Object): The Outer End of Chain Pier, Looking Towards Marine Parade.
Creator (of Artwork / Object): Unrecorded
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1830C.
Description (Object or Artwork): Perspective view of the Chain Pier looking north towards Brighton and Marine Parade. Three pairs of towers visible, pair in foreground with lantern on top of arch with bell beneath arch. Centre foreground, Figure of a soldier with sword talks to standing woman holding small boys hand, boy wears tri-cornered hat , holding whip. Two dogs beside him facing each other. Far left woman with a closed parasol sits on bench with standing man in top hat. Far right; three musicians seated, one playing a harp. Funnel of steam boat with smoke pouring from chimney behind and to left of musicians. Various groups stroll on pier deck. The pairs of towers were modelled on the design of the pylon gateways of Karnak in Egypt
Source (of Object / Artwork): Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove

File info

Original Filename: fa202818_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 1.33 MB; 2791 x 2004 pixels; 236 x 170 mm (print at 300 DPI); 738 x 530 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA202818