Aquatint, drawn, engraved and published by John Bruce, 1839. On the sign of the Gloucester Hotel is the owner’s name, Maxfield, who bought the hotel in January 1839. Prior to him, the owner was Brierly, whose name appears in some copies of this print. The image was re-engraved as a small steel engraving by J Newman, c1850 (see BPC00450).
Brighton, Old Ocean’s Bauble by Edmund W. Gilbert. Methuen, 1954, opposite p 109.
Georgian Brighton by Sue Berry. Phillimore, 2005, p 128.
Brave New City: Brighton & Hove Past, Present, Future by Anthony Seldon. Pomegranate Press, 2002, p 40.
Old Brighton: A Collection of Prints, Paintings and Drawings by Eileen Hollingdale. George Nobbs Publishing, 1979, p 31.
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