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Blockhouse Brighthelmstone, Sussex.

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2016-02-11 16:17:00.0
File Size:
1.25 MB
1934 x 1372 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 40730
Description: Image of topographic print from Fine Art collection.
Categories: Collections / Fine Art/ Topographic Prints  

Copyright & Re-use

Credit Line: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: Public Domain / CC0

Object or Artwork info

Type (of Object or Artwork): Coloured Engraving
Title (of Artwork / Object): Blockhouse Brighthelmstone, Sussex.
Creator (of Artwork / Object): Grose, Francis.; Godfrey
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1761
Description (Object or Artwork): The blockhouse was erected on the edge of the cliff near the southern end of Middle Street. It consited of a small circular building, 50' in diameter, 18' high, with walls 7' or 8' thick, in which there were arched recesses for keeping powder and shot. This view shows the ruins of the blockhouse and several cottages near by. Cliffs in front are covered in vegetation. Two men bottom left one holding a stick in his right hand towards the cliff. There are boulders on the beach. Published June 1785 by S. Hooper. Duplicate
Source (of Object / Artwork): Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove

File info

Original Filename: fa203124_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 1.25 MB; 1934 x 1372 pixels; 164 x 116 mm (print at 300 DPI); 512 x 363 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA203124