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

Uploaded on:
2016-02-11 16:11:00.0
File Size:
1.39 MB
2832 x 1988 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 40699
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 the Marine Parade.
Creator (of Artwork / Object): Unrecorded
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1830C.
Description (Object or Artwork): Perspective view of 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 soldeir 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 cllosed parasol sits on bench with standing man in top hat. Far right three muscians seated, one playing a harp.Funnel of steam boat with smoke pouring from chimmney behind and to left of muscians. Various groups stroll on pier deck. In ink under image bottom left 'Hughes. Printer' 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: fa202844_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 1.39 MB; 2832 x 1988 pixels; 240 x 168 mm (print at 300 DPI); 749 x 526 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA202844