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Interior View of Brighton Royal Chain Pier

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2016-02-11 16:10:00.0
File Size:
2.43 MB
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Digital Media Bank ID: 40694
Description: Image of topographic print from Fine Art collection.
Categories: Timeline/ 1820s, Timeline/ Georgian (1714 - 1837), 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): Interior View of Brighton Royal Chain Pier
Creator (of Artwork / Object): John Bruce
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1829
Description (Object or Artwork): Perspective view of the Chain Pier and Pier Head from the Pier looking North towards the town of Brighton. Four piles visible with four pairs of towers each pair joined at the top by a pyramidal arch, pair of towers in centre with a lantern on top and bell. Centre foreground sundial enclosed by railings with man in top hat leaning on the railings. Pulley's to either side of main tower with rowing boat to right. Standing woman in yellow skirt with parasol to right. Seated man with yellow breeches and woman to right. Figure of a soldier talking to a man and woman in pink dress left from the sundial in foreground. from Bruce. Select Views of Brighton, 1829, pl.4. 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: fa202820_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 2.43 MB; 3996 x 2408 pixels; 338 x 204 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1057 x 637 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA202820