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Blockhouse Brighthelmstone Sussex

Uploaded on:
2016-02-11 16:33:00.0
File Size:
2.06 MB
Dimensions:
2337 x 1770 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 40812
Description: Topographic print
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): Copper Engraving
Title (of Artwork / Object): Blockhouse Brighthelmstone Sussex
Creator (of Artwork / Object): Hawkins
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1780C.
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. One men bottom left one holding a stick in his right hand towards the cliff. [DUP]
Source (of Object / Artwork): Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove

File info

Original Filename: fa207950_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 2.06 MB; 2337 x 1770 pixels; 198 x 150 mm (print at 300 DPI); 618 x 468 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA207950