Item #56947 Brighton Chain Pier. ANTIQUE PRINT. ENGLAND - ARCHITECTURE - 19TH CENTURY - BRIGHTON ENGLAND.
Brighton Chain Pier. ANTIQUE PRINT.

Brighton Chain Pier. ANTIQUE PRINT.

Bruce, J. (illus).
Brighton. J. Bruce. Circa 1830.
Aquatint with handcolor on wove paper, plate mark 11 x 15 inches on sheet 12 1/2 x 16 3/4 inches, J. Whatman watermark at right margin. Very good condition. An attractive view of a pretty town, "Drawn, Engraved, Printed & Publish'd" by J. Bruce of Brighton. The text below the image celebrates the new pier visible at right, a "brilliant specimen of modern architecture" by Captain S. Brown, R.N. A vignette shows the pier as seen when facing toward the sea. The Royal Suspension Chain Pier opened in November 1823 and featured in paintings by Turner and Constable. It was destroyed by a storm in 1896. Item #56947

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