Photographic Print

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2017-10-03 11:27:19.0
File Size:
12.84 MB
2408 x 1802 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 74104
Description: Left side of the sitting room of 34 Adelaide Crescent. Photographed by W H Fry. Commissioned by H Panmure Gordan.
Categories: Collections / Local & Social History/ Historic Photographs, Learning Themes/ Victorians, Images of Brighton & Hove/ Brighton/ Buildings & Landmarks  

Copyright & Re-use

Credit Line: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: CC BY-SA
Caption: Photographic Print

Object or Artwork info

Type (of Object or Artwork): Photograph Album
Title (of Artwork / Object): Photograph Album
Creator (of Artwork / Object): W & A H Fry
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): c1880
Description (Object or Artwork): This album contains nine photographs of the interior of 34 Adelaide Crescent, Hove. The cover of the album bears the name of the owner: Harry Panmure Gordon. Harry Panmure Gordon was a resident of this property from 1879 to 1893. Both census information and the lavish decor visible in the photographs give an indication of the wealth of the Gordon household. In 1881 Gordon was a 42 year old stockbroker who was born in Bombay, India. He shared his household with an Australian wife, Caroline Gordon, and four servants. Their birthplaces alone suggest that the Gordons may have been a well-travelled couple. This may also have been an influence on their choice of furniture, much of which suggests a strong oriental theme.
Subject tags:
Other Keywords: Adelaide Crescent

File info

Original Filename: dmas_ha920001_d03.tif
Media: Image
Size: 12.84 MB; 2408 x 1802 pixels; 204 x 153 mm (print at 300 DPI); 637 x 477 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

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