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Badge

1883-1932 This is a membership badge for the Primrose League which was founded in 1883 and named in honour of Benjamin Disraeli's favourite flower. The society flourished until the1930s. Their pledge read: "I Declare, on my honour and faith, that I will devote my b

Cork Shop Front

This is a wood and glass shop frontage of the cork shop, Beall & Co. The green painted shop frontage includes the original doors, bay window, sign and cork window display. Beall & Co, established in 1883, was a well-known landmark in Gardner Street, Brigh

Lady Huntingdon's

The 'Brightonian' Cartoon No.67. Gentleman standing at centre, left hand resting on table, glass and water bottle on the table at right, gentleman holds pamphlet in right hand. Saturday, June 16th, 1883. The title refers to Lady Huntingdon who founded a f

Tiled Panel

1937 This is a tiled wall panel consisting of 72 painted ceramic tiles. The panel depicts grape pickers carrying in the grape harvest, in baskets held behind their heads. The tiled panel was designed in 1937 by William Rowe, who worked as a ceramic designer fo

Brighton Marine Kursaal

c1883 This print outlines a proposed grand scheme for the head of the Chain Pier to include baths, assembly rooms and restaurants. The Brighton Marine Kursaal Act was passed in 1883 to enable a company to be formed to take over the Chain Pier Company. The new c

Holiday Time at the Seaside: The Midday Promenade in front of the King's Road, Brighton

1890s Large Panoramic and very detailed view of the promenade and beach full of people. Goat rides, boating on the channel, holiday characters. With gallery label. The Aquarium clock tower can be see above the mass of people and Volks railway (opened in 1883) w

Photographic Print

7 November 1932 This photographic print was made by Brighton's Borough Surveyor's department in November 1932. It shows Rottingdean's sea defences during construction. A man can be seen on a wooden ladder leaning against the middle of the groyne. It is unclear what work

Photographic Print

7 November 1932 This is a photographic print made by the Borough Surveyor's department in November 1932. It shows the existing wall west of new works in Rottingdean, Brighton. The new works were improvements to the sea defences on this part of the coast.

Photographic Print

1969 Monochrome photographic print showing large stained glass inside The Countess Of Huntingdon Church, North Street, Brighton. Script reading 'Church closed 1966, Photo 18 April 1969, Tower demolished November 1969, Building demolished March 1972'.

Photographic Print

Monochrome photographic print showing pillar with corckscrew effect in the interior of the Countess of Huntingdon Church, North Street, Brighton. Text reading 'Church closed 1966, Photo 18 April 1969, Tower demolished November 1969, Building demolished Ma

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