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Chain Pier, Brighton

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2016-02-11 16:12:00.0
File Size:
696.32 KB
2008 x 1352 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 40704
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. Centre foreground, sundial enclosed by railings with figure of young girl leaning over it. To right of sundial, figure of a soldier with sword and outstretched arm talks to standing woman. Pulley in distance to right. far right one woman seated on bench, figure of standing woman beside her.Left of sundial woman with parasol holding small boys hand, boy wears tri-cornered hat , holding whip leaning towards small dog. Far left woman seated on bench with standing man in top hat to left.Various groups stroll on pier and 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: fa202853_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 696.32 KB; 2008 x 1352 pixels; 170 x 114 mm (print at 300 DPI); 531 x 358 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA202853