Brighton Prints Evening
November 22 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Regency Society is delighted to have been working with Steve Myall and the Society of Brighton Print Collectors on a new website of Regency and Victorian Prints of Brighton and Hove which will be demonstrated and launched this evening.
The site contains several hundred prints from the 1780s to the 1890s. Some are well known, but others very rare.
Steve Myall will talk about the techniques by which the prints were made, and will bring some of the originals for members to see.
The evening will be preceded by a tour of The Keep, Brighton and Hove's world-class centre for archives that opens up access to all the collections of the East Sussex Record Office (ESRO), the Royal Pavilion & Museums Local History Collections and the internationally significant University of Sussex Special Collections.
Drinks and canapés will be served.
This event is ticketed. This page will be updated with further information on how to obtain tickets and with details of transport links.
Illustration above: Ovington near Brighton, aquatint engraving by and after William Daniell, published in his 'Voyage around Great Britain' of 1823. It shows Thomas Read Kemp’s new house in Brighton, the Temple, on Montpelier Road. in the foreground is the trackway that became Clifton Hill, and left of that is the cornfield on which Powis Square and Powis Villas were built some 23 years later. The fencing that surrounded Vine’s Mill can also be seen. The couple in the left foreground is probably the young Mr. & Mrs. T.R. Kemp, with their butler in attendance, walking back to their home, the Temple, built just four years before this print on Montpelier Road. The natural inlet of Shoreham Harbour is seen in the distance.