A Perspective View of Brighthelmston, and of the Sea Coast as far as the Isle of Wight, Inscribed (by Permission) to His Royal Highness William Henry Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, Earl of Connaught of the Kingdom of Ireland, Ranger of Hampton CourtPark, and Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter By His Royal Highnesses most Obed.t & Devoted Serv.t James Lambert. Lambert's Correct View of Brightelmston in 1765.
Publish'd as the Act directs, 1817. by Ja.s Edwards Brompton Middlesex and Published in his Topographical Surveys.
Copper Engraving. 425 x 635mm. 16¾ x 25". Folds, as normal.
A view of Brighthelmstone, the predecessor of modern-day Brighton. The field was known as Belle Vue Field. A coastal town, with farmers and town-dwellers engaged in the harvesting of the crop; cattle pulling hay to barns, people with scythes cutting the corn; three cloth sailed post-mills standing in the fields.
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