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Brighton, from The Chain Pier

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2016-02-11 16:13:00.0
File Size:
1.23 MB
2595 x 1654 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 40710
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): Engraving
Title (of Artwork / Object): Brighton, from The Chain Pier
Creator (of Artwork / Object): N. Whittock; W.J. Cooke
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1829
Description (Object or Artwork): View of the Chain Pier looking towards Brighton to the West. St Nicholas' church and two windmills on hill in background to left. Four pairs of towers of the Chain Pier visible. Pair in foreground with lantern on top and bell under arch. Pulley to left of towers. Left margin sundial enclosed by railings. Man in coat and top hat looking at sundial with woman in crinoline standing beside. Funnel from steam boat with smoke pouring from chimmney to left. Group of figures including woman with a patterned shawl standing near funnel. Beneath pulley woman with arms crossed seated on bench, between a man, arms folded to left and young girl to right. Figure of a soldier standing arm in arm with woman looking towards the town. Far right a figure of a man with telescope looking out to sea right, woman and small boy standing beside him. Man in top hat leaning over rails to right looking out to sea. 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: fa202928_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 1.23 MB; 2595 x 1654 pixels; 220 x 140 mm (print at 300 DPI); 687 x 438 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA202928