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View of the Duke of Cumberland's House, on the Steine at Brighthelmston.

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2016-02-19 17:27:00.0
File Size:
1.80 MB
Dimensions:
2905 x 2004 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 42505
Description: Image of topographic print from 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): Copper Engraving Coloured
Title (of Artwork / Object): View of the Duke of Cumberland's House, on the Steine at Brighthelmston.
Creator (of Artwork / Object): William Watts
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): ?1796
Description (Object or Artwork): After James Luttrell. This is a view of Russell House built by Doctor Russell in 1753. After his death in 1759 it was rented by various people, including the Duke of Cumberland. It was pulled down in 1826 to make way for the Albion Hotel. The building is set high up on the cliffs to the right of the print and boats can be seen to the left at sea and on the shingle along with two bathing machines. There is a woman and two children in a decorative open hut on the cliff top, and a man and a woman holding a child to their right against the wall at the east side of the house. Several people and a dog on the water's edge. Sea holly and vegetation in the foreground. [Dup]
Source (of Object / Artwork): Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove

File info

Original Filename: fah1940_8_9_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 1.80 MB; 2905 x 2004 pixels; 246 x 170 mm (print at 300 DPI); 769 x 530 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: H1940_8_9