Pool Valley, during the storm at Brighton. July 17th 1850


Lithograph by Day & Sons after F Ford, published 19 Aug 1850 by W H Mason, 80 King’s Road.

The text on the print reads ‘On Wednesday evening July 17th 1850 between 6 and 7 o’clock a most terrific and destructive Thunder storm, accompanied with a complete deluge of rain burst over the Town raging above an hour and occasioning much injury and loss of property, inundating Pool Valley and other parts of the Town to a depth of several feet’.

Illustrated in J G Bishop’s A Peep into the Past: Brighton in the Olden Time, published by Bishop 1880, illustrated opposite page 171, and in the 1892 edition, illustrated opposite page 182.

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