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Royal Pavilion, Brighton: the Steine front as originally designed

RIBA Ref No RIBA6608
Architect/DesignerNash, John (1752-1835)
Artist/PhotographerWillis, John (fl. 1820s-1852)
CountryUK: England
CityBrighton
Subject Date1810
Image Date1825
ViewExterior
StyleIndian Style
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceEW E.b.128
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoColour
CreditRIBA Collections
SubjectDomes ; Fantastic architecture ; Palaces ; Towers
SOURCE: John Nash. The Royal Pavilion at Brighton (London, 1826), pl. 2 NOTES: The Royal Pavilion was built as a seaside retreat for the then Prince Regent (later King George IV). Originally the 'Marine Pavilion', a Neo-Classical building designed by Henry Holland and completed in 1787, it was transformed into this Indian style building by John Nash in 1815-1822. Using new technology, Nash enlarged the building and added the domes and minarets by superimposing a cast iron framework over Holland's pavilion.
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