'His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales Pavillion at Brighthelmstone 1788'.
A rare aquatint after the design by Thomas Middleton, from the architect Henry Holland's drawing.
This print depicts the original classical villa with its central domed salon and two wings extending north and south. The full plate shows the buildings to the right and left of the Palace which were Grove House and the Castle Assembly Rooms. St Nicholas' Church may be seen in the distance. Fashionable figures ride and walk in the foreground, the lady and gentleman riders purport to be the Prince of Wales and Mrs Fitzherbert. Antique frame. Old hand colouring with some later to refresh.
Print size: 53cm x 35cm
Frame size: 65cm x 49cm