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The Blockhouse Brighthelmstone in Sussex

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2016-02-11 16:33:00.0
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Digital Media Bank ID: 40813
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): The Blockhouse Brighthelmstone in 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 man bottom left one holding a stick in his right hand towards the cliff. There are boulders on the beach. [DUP]
Source (of Object / Artwork): Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove

File info

Original Filename: fa207951_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 1.79 MB; 2301 x 1807 pixels; 195 x 153 mm (print at 300 DPI); 609 x 478 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA207951