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Hove Beach, by Constable

Image attached to PD.16-1968

An image of Hove Beach. Constable, John (British, 1776-1837). Oil on canvas, height 33.0 cm, width 50.8 cm.

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Hove Beach. Constable, John (British, 1776-1837). Oil on canvas, height 33.0 cm, width 50.8 cm.

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  • Accession Number: PD.16-1968
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/13.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 669 pixels
  • Image width: 1023 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 126.35kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 13/1
  • Captured: 2016:11:23 11:19:57

Key words

18th Century 19th Century beach boats Brighton Britain British British Isles British School channel clouds cloudy coast coastal coastline Constable day trippers dunes East Sussex England English exterior Fitz_PDP Great Britain holidaymakers holidays Hove John Constable leisure oil on canvas Other Keywords overcast painting rowing boat sand sandy seascape seashore seaside shore shoreline Sussex UK United Kingdom weather

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rgb(140,133,121), rgb(83,66,38), rgb(43,37,22), rgb(65,49,29), rgb(105,80,56), rgb(119,96,67), rgb(181,173,156), rgb(103,102,92), rgb(79,75,59), rgb(170,170,164), rgb(172,180,165)

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