Steel engraving by J C Allen after a drawing by W H Bartlett. Originally published by T Fry, 3 Bride Court, Fleet Street in The Watering Places of Great Britain 1831. The book included 140 pages of text and was ‘illustrated with views of all the places of resort in the United Kingdom’. To quote part of the text: ‘If Brighton excels in other respects, certainly in the variety of its amusements, it outstrips all the marine watering places …’
This copy is the second edition published by Joseph Robins in his Watering Places of Great Britain 1833.
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Madeira Drive. Chain Pier