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View from Queens Road, Eye Infirmary & Public Dispensary

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Digital Media Bank ID: 40822
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): Engraving
Title (of Artwork / Object): View from Queens Road, Eye Infirmary & Public Dispensary
Creator (of Artwork / Object): Kershaw & Sons
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): c1850
Description (Object or Artwork): This small engraving shows a view looking south down Queen's Road. The Eye infirmary on the left and the gothic building of the Dipensary on the corner of North Road slightly projecting onto the street. The buildings on the west side of the street can be seen too with the raised pavement. Written on the print is 'Colonnade Inn in a direct line to the sea. The Eye Infirmary & Dispenseary on the left. (Distance from the sea 400 yards)' The Infirmary for Diseases of the Eye was built in 1846 from a design by Thomas Cooper, his inspiration drawn from the Temple of Theseus. Situated where Queen's Road crosses Church Street. In 1849 the Brightelmstone Dispensary was built close by, designed by H. Williams. Both buildings have been pulled down.
Source (of Object / Artwork): Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove

File info

Original Filename: fa208072_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 615.18 KB; 1552 x 1548 pixels; 131 x 131 mm (print at 300 DPI); 411 x 410 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA208072