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View of the Brighton Chain Pier, & C.

Uploaded on:
2016-02-11 16:16:00.0
File Size:
2.52 MB
3636 x 2748 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 40725
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): Coloured Aquatint
Title (of Artwork / Object): View of the Brighton Chain Pier, & C.
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 and blue coat arm in arm with woman in white dress with pink shawl. Woman with pink 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. Man and woman in blue dress arm in arm with man in blue breeches to right. 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.' 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: fa202957_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 2.52 MB; 3636 x 2748 pixels; 308 x 233 mm (print at 300 DPI); 962 x 727 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA202957