View of Eastbourne, by Henry Nibbs

1859
UK - Lewes - East Sussex Record Office
PDC 29-22
Late modern period
Tourism and Culture

A view of Eastbourne showing bathing machines on the beach.  Also shown is the Martello tower, one of a chain of defensive forts built along the coast from Seaford, East Sussex, to Aldeburgh, Suffolk between 1804-1812 when the country was at risk from French invasion during the Napoleonic wars

Location

The exhibitions

The Keep, Falmer
"The First World War"
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www.eastsussexww1.org.uk