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Chain Pier, Brighton

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2016-02-11 16:11:00.0
File Size:
467.85 KB
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Digital Media Bank ID: 40703
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, Brighton
Creator (of Artwork / Object): Unrecorded
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1830C.
Description (Object or Artwork): Perspective view of chain pier looking North towards Brighton. Three pairs of towers visible, pair in foreground with lantern on top of arch with bell beneath arch. To left of centre foreground, sundial enclosed by railings. To right of sundial, figure of a soldier with sword and outstretched arm talks to standing woman. Pulley to right. Groups of figures to either side of platform. Centre foreground small boy in hat with whip chases small dog running towards the left. 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: fa202852_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 467.85 KB; 1597 x 994 pixels; 135 x 84 mm (print at 300 DPI); 423 x 263 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA202852