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Creator:
Print made by John Bruce, fl. 1826
after John Bruce, fl. 1826
Published by John Bruce, fl. 1826
Title:
Chain Pier at Brighton
Date:
ca. 1830
Medium:
Aquatint and etching with hand coloring on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 7/16 x 19 1/4 inches (34.2 x 48.9 cm), Plate: 11 9/16 x 16 7/16 inches (29.4 x 41.7 cm), and Image: 9 1/16 x 15 9/16 inches (23 x 39.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

collector's stamp of the Paul Mellon Collection, in blue ink, on back, center, within two concentric circles: "PAUL MELLON | COLLECTION"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Designed & Erected by Captn. S. Brown. RN. NovR. 1823 Length 1,134 ft."; lower center: [Brown family coat of arms, "FLORIAT MAJESTAS" lettered within banner] | "TO CAPTN. S. BROWN RN. | This plate representing the Entrance of the | CHAIN PIER AT BRIGHTON | is with permission respectfully dedicated by his Oblid. Sert. J. Bruce."; lower right: "Drawn Engraved & Publish'd. by I. Bruce. Brighton."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11130
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | architecture | beach | boats | bonnets (hats) | buildings | carriages | city | cityscape | coats | costume | dog (animal) | dresses | feathers | frock coats | gates | genre subject | gesture | harbor | hats | horses (animals) | lampposts | leisure | men | parasols | pier | pipe (smoking equipment) | promenade (walkway) | railings | roads | rowboats | sailboats | sand | sea | smoking | street lamps | streets | suspension bridge | tailcoats | talking | top hats | trousers | walking | women
Associated Places:
Brighton | Brighton Beach | East Sussex | England | The Royal Suspension Chain Pier | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30564
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