Chain Pier at Brighton As it appeared the Morning after being struck by Lightning on Tuesday Evening 15th October 1833


Lithograph by T M Baynes after the drawing by Joseph Cordwell. Published by Cordwell from 4 St James’s Street, Brighton and printed by Hullmandel. Before this 1833 storm, the Chain Pier had survived the storms of 1824 and 1828 undamaged. In total, nine engravings were published of the pier in or after severe storms.

Illustrated in Old Brighton: A Collection of Prints, Paintings and Drawings by Eileen Hollingdale. George Nobbs Publishing, 1979, p 77.

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Madeira Drive. Chain Pier

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