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Asylum for the Blind at Brighton

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2016-02-11 16:25:00.0
File Size:
1.61 MB
1816 x 2319 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 40771
Description: Image of topographic print in 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): Engraving
Title (of Artwork / Object): Asylum for the Blind at Brighton
Creator (of Artwork / Object): Unrecorded
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): c.1862
Description (Object or Artwork): Newspaper clipping of Front view of the school for the Blind in Brighton. Four storey building with decorative Gothic windows. Plaque above door with four seated figures around one standing figure. Statue above with one standing figure and one figuer of a child. In front of the building is a man and woman standing in front of the railings. Card with clipping reads; sited near the county hospital on land provided in 1860 by the Rev. H.V. Elliott, it was built on 1861 by G. Somers Clarke in an Italian Gothic style of Venetian character. Engraving 6" x 4". The school opened on22 October 1861 and closed about 1952 and demolished in 1958.
Source (of Object / Artwork): Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove

File info

Original Filename: fa207533_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 1.61 MB; 1816 x 2319 pixels; 154 x 196 mm (print at 300 DPI); 480 x 614 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Portrait

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA207533