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Young Amphibious.
Young Amphibious.
G. Earp del. Charles J. Besebe Lith. Day & Haghe Lith.rs to the Queen.
Published July 1.st 1844, by W.H. Mason, Repository of Arts, Brighton. London, Ackermann & Co. Strand,_Reeves & Son, Cheapside.
A very rare lithograph. 255 x 368mm. 10 x 14½". Some foxing on right.
A view at Brighton, with the pier behind; a woman hold her naked child over the water, with a traditional beach bathing box on wheels to left. For Mason's "Fashionable Handbook for Visitors to Brighton", c.1846. In regency times and later when bathing at Brighton the bather floats or "Bobs" while being supervised. The supervisors where called "dippers" who pushed the bathers through the waves, keeping them afloat, then helped them back into the bathing machine. Brighton’s most famous dipper was Martha Gunn, a large, sturdy woman whose fame exists to this day. See ref:Ref: 5306 for a portrait of Martha Gunn.
See Ford: 128. "Images of Brighton".
[Ref: 23960]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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The Chain Pier, Brighton. [Ink:] during our stay Summer of 1850.
The Chain Pier, Brighton. [Ink:] during our stay Summer of 1850.
G. Earp Jun.r del. Lith. by Jules Arnout. Printed by Lemercier.
Published by W.H. Mason, Her Majesty's Printseller & Publisher, 81, King's Road, Brighton, May 5.th 1846.
A rare lithograph. 305 x 514mm. 12 x 20¼". Laid on backing sheet.
The Royal Suspension Chain Pier, known as the Chain Pier, Brighton. Designed by Captain Samuel Brown R.N. in 1823, it was primarily intended as a landing stage for packet boats to Dieppe, Seine-Maritime, but it also featured a small number of attractions including a camera obscura.
Ford: 293
[Ref: 27729]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Norfolk Suspension Bridge, Shoreham.
Norfolk Suspension Bridge, Shoreham.
Mr. G.Earp, Pinxt.
[n.d., c.1834.]
Rare lithograph. Sheet 190 x 275mm (7½ x 10¾").
Norfolk Bridge, designed by William Tierney Clarke and Captain Samuel Brown, opened 1834, replaced 1923.
[Ref: 52997]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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