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The Block-House at Brighthelmstone, Sussex.

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Digital Media Bank ID: 40732
Description: Image of topographic print from Fine Art collection.
Categories: Collections / Fine Art/ Topographic Prints  

Rights & Reuse

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

Object or Artwork info

Type (of Object or Artwork): Engraving
Title (of Artwork / Object): The Block-House at 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. This print has a history of the blockhouse below the engraving and an epitaph to Nicholas Tattershall on the reverse. Duplicate
Source (of Object / Artwork): Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove

File info

Original Filename: fa203126_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 2.72 MB; 2144 x 2757 pixels; 182 x 233 mm (print at 300 DPI); 567 x 729 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Portrait

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA203126