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Photographic Print

3 February 1955 This photographic print was made by the Borough Surveyor's department in February 1955. It shows St Peter's church fountain, Brighton. It is a view south west from Richmond Place. A traffic policeman can be seen in the centre of the print.

Photographic Print

3 February 1955 This is a photographic print made by the Borough Surveyor's department. It shows the fountain in the grounds of St Peter's Church, Brighton. It is a view looking north towards York Place from Grand Parade. A sign on one of the buildings advertises 'Boxes

Photographic Print

3 February 1955 This photographic print was made by the Borough Surveyor's department in February 1955. It shows the fountain in the grounds of St Peter's Church, Brighton. It is a view northeast from Gloucester Place. St Peter's Church is visible on the left.

Police Truncheon

c1858 This is a wooden Brunswick Square Police Force truncheon, with a black painted body, decorated with a painted royal crown, VR (for Queen Victoria) and 'Brunswick Square Police Force'. The truncheon was used by Jesse Burchell and was made in c1858.

Sword

This is a sword formed of a long, straight single-edged blade, handle and steel cross guard. The handle is wrapped in braided cord. The weight of the sword means two hands are needed to lift it. The sword is described in original museum records as an 'exe

The Idle 'Prentice Executed at Tyburn; Industry and Idleness, Plate 11

AN ENORMOUS CROWD HAD GATHERED AT TYBURN TO WATCH THE EXECUTION OF THE IDLE 'PRENTICE. IN THE MIDST OF THE CROWD HIS COFFIN IS VISIBLE WHILST IN THE FOREGROUND A WOMAN SELLS 'THE LAST DYING SPEECH AND CONFESSION OF THE IDLE'.

Plate

c1830 This earthenware plate has a border with moulded flower sprigs. The plate is printed in brown and partly coloured with a scene of Cain killing Abel, inscribed: THE COMMANDMENTS/ Thou shalt do no murder. The plate is part of the Scripture History theme in

Postcard

c1935 Postcard showing Marble Arch in London, with a policeman and horse and carriages visible. Printed caption reads 'MARBLE ARCH.' The reverse side is unaddressed. 'May 13 1935' has been hand written on the left side.

Mr Martin Harvey in The Corsican Brothers

Early 20th Century This black and white photographic postcard shows the superimposed ghost of a murdered man. It is entitled, 'Mr Martin Harvey in "The Corsican Brother"'. The scene is reminiscent of George Albert Smith's 1898 film 'Photographing a Ghost'.

Photographic Print

1927 Monochrome photographic print copy of a drawing showing proposed semaphore signals in West Street, Brighton. Shows cars, buses and pedestrians in orderly traffic flow at junction of West Street and King's Road. Commissioned by Brighton Borough Police. Pho

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