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Brighton Looking North

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2016-02-19 17:30:00.0
File Size:
9.42 MB
7440 x 4926 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 42524
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): Lithograph
Title (of Artwork / Object): Brighton Looking North
Creator (of Artwork / Object): R Henry; W Lane
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): c.1843
Description (Object or Artwork): An rare bird's eye view of Brighton looking north, showing detail of the buildings on the Steine particularily well. The gardens of the Steine with the Victoria Fountain and the side and back of the Albion Hotel to the left. The Royal Standard is flying from the hotel and this print may have been issued at the time of Queen Victoria's return from her visit to France when she stayed in Brighton. The clocktower of the Royal Pavilion, the Pavilion itself and the north gate. The roof of the Theatre Royal and the Unitarian Church in New Road can also be seen. In the foreground a coach with two horses and a horse and carriage behind it travelling east. Many people walking and riding on the streets and in the distance St Peter's Church, the viaduct with a steam train travelling south,west, St Nicholas Church to the far top right, the railway station, a brewery and various windmills on the horizon.
Source (of Object / Artwork): Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove

File info

Original Filename: fatmp000169_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 9.42 MB; 7440 x 4926 pixels; 630 x 417 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1968 x 1303 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FATMP000169