Brighton From the Old London Road

Postcard 'Brighton From the Old London Road'

The London to Brighton Coach driving along King's Road past 'Old Ship Hotel'. Sign on hotel building to left reads 'Cuff & Strachan family Hotel'. To left shop window of W.H.Mason from Ackerman's Repository of Arts. The entrance to Ship Street can be seen on the left;  The Chain Pier can be seen in the distance far right. Situated on King's Road the Old Ship Hotel is the oldest in Brighton. The Assembly Rooms behind were built in 1767, the entrance demolished in 1895.

The London to Brighton Coach driving along King's Road past 'Old Ship Hotel'. Sign on hotel building to left reads 'Cuff & Strachan family Hotel'. To left shop window of W.H.Mason from Ackerman's Repository of Arts. The entrance to Ship Street can be seen on the left; The Chain Pier can be seen in the distance far right. Situated on King's Road the Old Ship Hotel is the oldest in Brighton. The Assembly Rooms behind were built in 1767, the entrance demolished in 1895.

The Carriage Road, from the Castle Square to St James Street and Other Important Improvements on the Old Steine  Castle Square and North Street with St Nicholas Church on the hill. The statue of George IV and London to Brighton Stage coach right. J. Alexander on the door of the coach. Donaldson Taylor's shop to left of picture and the Blue coach station can be seen on the corner of East Street and North Street. The Spread Eagle Coach Office is on the corner of the the Steine and Castle…

The Carriage Road, from the Castle Square to St James Street and Other Important Impropvements on the Old Steine

The Annual Fair, held On The Level by William Alfred Delamotte. 1853

The Annual Fair, held On The Level by William Alfred Delamotte.

Bathing Machines. Aquatint by Thomas Rowlandson, 1790. Shows several bathing carts on Brighton beach. Cliffs Men and women in hats descending wooden steps from cliff to beach. Windmill on cliff. Fisherman with boats. One is repairing nets.

Aquatint by Thomas Rowlandson, Shows several bathing carts on Brighton beach. Cliffs Men and women in hats descending wooden steps from cliff to beach. Windmill on cliff. Fisherman with boats. One is repairing nets.

Ink and pencil drawing by Augustus Pugin showing ground plan of Royal Pavilion, Dome stables and gardens. 1820s.

Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove - Ink and pencil drawing by Augustus Pugin showing ground plan of Royal Pavilion, Dome stables and gardens.

Execution of two soldiers near Brighton, June 1795.

Execution of two soldiers near Brighton, June

The Restaurant, Grand Aquarium, Brighton. Print by J. Newman & Co of Southwark, London. Published 19 August 1876.  The left hand wall has two alcoves with classical statues set into them. To the right are rows of dining tables,and rows of classical columns. At the far end of the room, centrally placed is a large archway flanked by columns.

The Restaurant, Grand Aquarium, Brighton. Print by J. Newman & Co of Southwark, London. Published 19 August 1876. The left hand wall has two alcoves with classical statues set into them. To the right are rows of dining tables,and rows of classical columns. At the far end of the room, centrally placed is a large archway flanked by columns.

The Viaduct by George Earp, 1841

The Viaduct by George Earp, 1841

Aldrington Basin and Salt Daisy Lake. Watercolour by Brook Harrison. View across landscape of grass to a river with several ships. See also: http://brightonbits.blogspot.co.uk/2014/09/salt-daisy-lake-then-now.html

Aldrington Basin and Salt Daisy Lake. Watercolour by Brook Harrison. View across landscape of grass to a river with several ships.

Corridor No.1, Grand Aquarium, Brighton. Print published 19 August 1876.

Corridor No.1, Grand Aquarium, Brighton. Print published 19 August 1876.

The Temple, the seat of Thomas Read Kemp Esq, 1820s. Aquatint.

The Temple, the seat of Thomas Read Kemp Esq, Aquatint.

Oil painting from the Fine Art collection. "Aldrington Basin" by Aaron Penley, showing a wooden house standing on the water's edge, the figure of a woman stands outside. c.1850.

Oil painting from the Fine Art collection. "Aldrington Basin" by Aaron Penley, showing a wooden house standing on the water's edge, the figure of a woman stands outside.

Egremont House by William Alfred Delamotte. Watercolour, 1853. Shows double bow fronted brick house, also known as East Lodge. Stood in what is now Egremont Place in Brighton.

Egremont House by William Alfred Delamotte. Watercolour, Shows double bow fronted brick house, also known as East Lodge. Stood in what is now Egremont Place in Brighton.

Aquatint, 19th century. Shows a cricket match on field north of St Peter's church, Brighton. A crowd of men in top hats can be seen in the foreground.

In the The Level was reportedly the only public space in Brighton to allow ball games. mid Century) - Colored mezzotint after William Drummond & Charles J. Basebe "The Cricket Match between Sussex and Kent at Brighton"

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