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View of The Brighton Chain Pier

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2016-02-11 16:16:00.0
File Size:
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Digital Media Bank ID: 40723
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): Aquatint
Title (of Artwork / Object): View of The Brighton Chain Pier
Creator (of Artwork / Object): G Baxter
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1824
Description (Object or Artwork): Perspective view of the Chain Pier and Pier Head from the Pier looking North towards Brighton. Four piles visible with four pairs of towers each pair joined at the top by a pyramidal arch. Centre foreground man in top hat arm in arm with woman. Figure of single woman with parasol to right. Group of three figures seated to far left, one playing a harp. Two women and a man arm in arm in foreground centre left. Funnel of steam boat with smoke pouring ot visible to right. Under image 'View from the Outer Platform, which is most respectfully dedicated to the Pier Company, by their obedient servant John Baxter, 1824, Publisher of the Stranger in Brighton and Directory'. 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: fa202955_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 3.06 MB; 3808 x 3147 pixels; 322 x 266 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1008 x 833 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA202955