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Framed Print : Housesteads Roman Fort J000117

Housesteads Roman Fort J000117




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Housesteads Roman Fort J000117

HADRIANs WALL: HOUSESTEADS ROMAN FORT (VERCOVICIUM), Northumberland. Reconstruction drawing of the North Gate in the 2nd century AD by Philip Corke

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Media ID 4487195

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Entrance Graphic Roman


12"x10" Modern Frame

Introducing the Media Storehouse Framed Prints featuring the captivating image of Housesteads Roman Fort J000117. This historic masterpiece is brought to you by the Historic England Photo Library and masterfully reconstructed by Philip Corke. Witness the grandeur of Vercovicium's North Gate in the 2nd century AD as it once stood along Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland, England. Each print is meticulously framed to preserve the rich details of this iconic Roman fort and transport you back in time. Immerse yourself in history and add a touch of culture to your home or office with the Media Storehouse Framed Print of Housesteads Roman Fort J000117.

10x8 Print in an MDF Wooden Frame with 180 gsm Satin Finish Paper. Glazed using shatter proof thin plexi glass. Frame thickness is 1 inch and depth 0.75 inch. Fluted cardboard backing held with clips. Supplied ready to hang with sawtooth hanger and rubber bumpers. Spot clean with a damp cloth. Packaged foam wrapped in a card.

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Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 25.4cm x 25.4cm (10" x 10")

Estimated Product Size is 30.5cm x 25.4cm (12" x 10")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) or portrait (vertical) orientation to match the source image.


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EDITORS COMMENTS
This print takes us back in time to the Housesteads Roman Fort, also known as Vercovicium, situated along the iconic Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland. The image showcases a remarkable reconstruction drawing of the North Gate, meticulously crafted by Philip Corke, which offers a glimpse into this ancient Roman stronghold during its glory days in the 2nd century AD. The intricate details and expert artistry evident in this graphic representation transport us to an era where legions of soldiers once guarded this strategic frontier outpost. As we gaze upon the print, we can almost hear the echoes of marching footsteps and feel the weight of history that permeates through these stone walls. The North Gate depicted here was not only an entrance but also a symbol of power and authority. It served as a vital access point for both military personnel and civilians alike who sought refuge within these protective fortifications. This visual narrative allows us to imagine what it must have been like for those passing through this very gate centuries ago – their hopes, fears, and aspirations intertwined with every step they took. Preserved by Historic England Photo Library, this image serves as a testament to our collective heritage and reminds us of the enduring legacy left behind by our ancestors. It invites contemplation on how civilizations rise and fall while leaving indelible imprints on landscapes that transcend time itself. As we admire this photograph print without any commercial intent or mention thereof, let it serve as an invitation to explore further into Britain's rich archaeological treasures – each one offering its own unique story waiting to be discovered.

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