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Chain Pier

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2016-02-11 16:11:00.0
File Size:
693.67 KB
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Digital Media Bank ID: 40700
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): Chain Pier
Creator (of Artwork / Object): Unrecorded
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1830C.
Description (Object or Artwork): Perspective view of Chain Pier looking North towards Brighton. Four pairs of towers visible, pair in foreground with lantern on top of arch with bell beneath arch. Centre foreground, sundial enclosed by railings with man and small boy leaning over to either side.. To right of sundial, figure of a man with top hat and cane. Small boy with whip holding womens hand to right. Pulley to right with rowing boat on pier deck. Man standing beside rowing boat. To left in foreground two women, one with a parasol. Far left solitary figure of man in profile. 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: fa202847_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 693.67 KB; 1716 x 1438 pixels; 145 x 122 mm (print at 300 DPI); 454 x 380 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA202847