Pavilion Review 1986

Index to articles published in the Pavilion Review in 1986.

Number 1

Pavilion Review 1986, issue 1
Pavilion Review 1986, issue 1

The Music Room Restored

An account of the restoration work carried out in the Music Room at the Royal Pavilion as a result of a fire bomb attack.

Earth, Waves, Wind and Fire

Critique of a forthcoming exhibition at Brighton Museum focusing on the Four Elements – fire, earth, air and water.

Skeletons unearthed

Describes three human skeletons, recently donated to the Brighton Museums, found at Dyke Road, Brighton, dating from the Saxon period.

The ‘Panorama’ that never was

Reference to the recently acquired architect’s drawings of plans and elevations of a structure designed to be built on a site in Hove. The article also includes a description of a ‘panorama’.

The Human Figure

Describes a collection of drawings and watercolours on view at Brighton Museum concerned with the theme of figures and faces.

In Memory of the R.A.F 

Looking at the recently presented Milking Time by Mark Fisher in relation to the issue of the R.A.F and the Danish Resistance.

Number 2

Pavilion Review 1986, issue 2
Pavilion Review 1986, issue 2

The Brighton Stag

About the acquisition process of the bronze statuette of a stag, apparently dating from the first or second century AD found to the north of Brighton. The article also details the use of the stag as a type of symbol throughout the ages.

Images of Childhood

Explores the role of the subject of children within the context of a new display of nineteenth-century paintings at Brighton Museum, which focuses on examples by George Morland, William Blake, Frederick Goodall, Margaret Dicksee, Vittore Capobianchi, and Edward Lear.

Polly Binder

Details an exhibition of the work of Polly Binder, which includes drawings, lithographs, collages, glass pictures, ceramics and sculpture. The article also provides an outline of her life, as well as discussing a video and two books associated with the exhibition.

Six Printmakers

Critique of an exhibition held at Brighton Museum (which formed part of a series) of the work of six contemporary artists, all of whom work and live in the Brighton area.

Steam Lines

Details a number of coffee makers and kettles made by Richard Sapper, Aldo Rossi and Michael Graves in relation to issues of design, which form part of the twentieth-century collection at Brighton Museum.

Art Nouveau Jewellery

Details the recent purchase of a collection of Art Nouveau jewellery which had been loaned by Charles and Barbara Robertson to Brighton Museum, including a number of important French pieces.

New Catalogue Published

Promotes the illustrated catalogue, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, The Twenties, The Thirties and Post-War Design: the Ceramic, Glass and Metalwork Collections at Brighton Museum.

Kabuki for Schools

Recounts the production of a model Kabuki theatre which has been used for performance at the Museum, as part of the Community Programme. Accompanying notes concerning Japanese theatre and a number of aspects of Japanese culture are also detailed.

Number 3

Pavilion Review 1986, issue 3
Pavilion Review 1986, issue 3

Brighton Museum Staff – then and now

An article, detailing six of the then newest recruits to the Museum staff, sparked off by a photograph found of the staff at Brighton Museum dating from 1912.

Early Interiors at Preston Manor

Details the acquired series of watercolours of the interior and exterior of Preston Manor before the Stanford’s refurbishment between 1904-5.

Sussex Artists and Photographers

Retails the selectors and details of the 1986 exhibition.

A Brighton Man of Letters

Provides an overview of the life and work of George Fleming Richardson (1796-1848), Curator of the Mantellian Institution, Brighton, during 1836-1838.

Seaside Postcards

Details the work of Nicholas Martin, Artist in Residence at Brighton Museum during 1983, specifically his work in postcards and recent exhibitions.

A Victorian Beaker

Describes a newly acquired small horn beaker, depicting a portrait of Queen Victoria and the Royal Pavilion, as well as detailing the historical significance of the use of horn as a medium.

Made by Hanningtons

Recounts two recent additions to the costume collection made by Hanningtons of Brighton; a mantle or cape used as mourning dress and a bodice, probably worn with a matching skirt as a walking dress. Both artefacts date from c. late nineteenth century.

Furnishing the South Gallery

Details the reconstruction work based on the drawings of A. C. Pugin for the interior of the South Gallery at the Royal Pavilion. The article also details the recently acquired Chinese bamboo and cane sofa, almost identical to the sofa depicted by Pugin.

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