Sutton (An Excursion to Brighthelmstone)

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One of a set of eight aquatints devoted to posting houses on the main road from London to Brighthelmstone (Brighton), together with attractions of the seaside resort, this print represents, "Sutton,–11 miles from London...the first post stage. The Cock, kept by Fuller, is an excellent inn, where the traveller may be supplied with good chaises, and able horses.–The village is very pleasantly situated; and the air is so pure and healthy, that with the additional inducement of eating the celebrated Banstead-Downs mutton, many of the citizens of London resort here on Sundays."

Sutton (An Excursion to Brighthelmstone), Drawn and etched by Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London), Etching and aquatint

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