Skip to main content

Group of figures on East Cliff, Brighton: PD.259-1995

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Group of figures on East Cliff, Brighton


Draughtsman: Newton, John




History note: Bought from Abbott & Holder, April 1983 (98781)

Measurements and weight

Height: 216 mm
Width: 135 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1995) by Shadrake, Anthony Michael


Production date: AD 1791

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and brown ink on paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: JN / 1791 East Cliff, Brighton
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.259-1995
Primary reference Number: 8260
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 14 November 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 14 November 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Group of figures on East Cliff, Brighton" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-05-25 14:36:50

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Group of figures on East Cliff, Brighton |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-05-25 14:36:50|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...