Thunderstorm and flood

Lithograph of Pool Valley being flooded, 1850

By Hazel Bradley

The text on the back of this image reads as follows: "From a lithograph by R. Canton, after F.E. Morrell. The Wellsbourn, a stream which flowed through the Steine, reached the sea via Pool Valley. Now underground. Left centre is Wood's baths kept by Mrs Creak. Cowley's Bun Shoppe - 18th century shop which is still intact."

Photo:Flooding at Pool Valley, Brighton, 17 July 1850

Flooding at Pool Valley, Brighton, 17 July 1850

Lithograph by R. Canton. From the private collection of Hazel Bradley

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