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South View of The Blockhouse, Brighton

Uploaded on:
2016-02-11 16:34:00.0
File Size:
1.14 MB
Dimensions:
1990 x 1346 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 40817
Description: Topographic print
Categories: Timeline/ 1820s, Timeline/ Georgian (1714 - 1837), 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): Lithograph
Title (of Artwork / Object): South View of The Blockhouse, Brighton
Creator (of Artwork / Object): J. Rouse
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1825
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. There are three men on the foreground one standing on a boulder with his hand pointing to his right whilst talking to a man standing below him. There is a man pulling in a boat centre right and another pulling up a sail on left. Houses can be seen to right and left of the blockhouse ruin.
Source (of Object / Artwork): Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove

File info

Original Filename: fa207955_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 1.14 MB; 1990 x 1346 pixels; 168 x 114 mm (print at 300 DPI); 527 x 356 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA207955