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Block House, Brighton 1761.

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Digital Media Bank ID: 40757
Description: Image of topographic print in 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): Etching
Title (of Artwork / Object): Block House, Brighton 1761.
Creator (of Artwork / Object): William Thomas Quartermain
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1856
Description (Object or Artwork): The blockhouse was erected on the edge of the cliff near the southern end of Middle Street. It consisted 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. The view shows the ruins pf the blockhouse and several cottages near by. Cliffs in front are covered in vegetation.
Source (of Object / Artwork): Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove

File info

Original Filename: fa206337_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 675.86 KB; 1465 x 1021 pixels; 124 x 86 mm (print at 300 DPI); 388 x 270 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA206337