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Margate

Margate

Engraver: Jukes, Francis

Medium: Aquatint

Date: 1791

Shelfmark: Ktop XVII

Item number: 4-c

Genre: Topographical Print

Margate became a popular resort for the English nobility in the late 18th century. Fashionable people came to follow the new trend of sea-bathing as a health restorative. Elegant new houses were built in contemporary style to accommodate the visitors.

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