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The Chain Pier Brighton

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2016-02-11 16:14:00.0
File Size:
3.40 MB
4361 x 3340 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 40718
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): Coloured Lithograph
Title (of Artwork / Object): The Chain Pier Brighton
Creator (of Artwork / Object): George Earp Junior; Arnout, Louis Jules
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1846
Description (Object or Artwork): View of the Chain Pier and Pier Head from the Pier looking West towards Brighton. Four piles visible with four pairs of green towers each pair joined at the top by a pyramidal arch each with a large flag flying. Centre foreground woman in blue dress seated on bench with small girl. Two men in top hats talking to right near railings. Pulley visible next to nearset tower to left. Man and woman with parasol centre foreground. Man in top hat arm in arm with woman in pale pink skirt with parasol and small girl in hat to left. Printed by Lemercier. W.H.Mason, 81, King's Road, Brighton. May 5th 1846 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: fa202948_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 3.40 MB; 4361 x 3340 pixels; 369 x 283 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1154 x 884 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA202948