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Brighton Chain Pier and Promenade.

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2016-02-11 16:14:00.0
File Size:
1.17 MB
2715 x 1488 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 40715
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): Steel Engraving
Title (of Artwork / Object): Brighton Chain Pier and Promenade.
Creator (of Artwork / Object): W. Leppard
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): c 1845
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 Phain 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 and woman standing behind. Funnel from steam boat with smoke pouring from chimmney to left. Woman with parasol seated between two men on bench in front of pulley. Back view of woman standing centre talking to man seated on bench. Two women and a man seated on bench to right with small boy in front of them. Far right figure of man in top hat with cane, woman in bonnet and shawl beside. 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: fa202933_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 1.17 MB; 2715 x 1488 pixels; 230 x 126 mm (print at 300 DPI); 718 x 394 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA202933