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Portchester Castle J910019

PORTCHESTER CASTLE, Hampshire. Reconstruction drawing of Napoleonic prisoners crowded into the Keep by Peter Dunn (English Heritage Graphics Team)

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Jigsaw Puzzle (520 Pieces)

Discover the rich history of Portchester Castle with our captivating jigsaw puzzle from Media Storehouse. Featuring an exquisite reconstruction drawing by Peter Dunn from Historic England, this puzzle brings to life the Napoleonic era as prisoners are depicted crowded into the Keep. Immerse yourself in the intricate details of this stunning image and enjoy the satisfying experience of piecing together this intriguing piece of history. Perfect for puzzle enthusiasts, history buffs, or anyone seeking a challenging and engaging activity. Complete the puzzle and proudly display it as a beautiful addition to your home or office.

Made in the USA, 520-piece puzzles measure 16" x 20" (40.6 x 50.8 cm). Every puzzle is meticulously printed on glossy photo paper, which has a strong 1.33 mm thickness. Delivered in a black storage cardboard box, these puzzles are both stylish and practical. (Note: puzzles contain small parts and are not suitable for children under 3 years of age.)

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Estimated Product Size is 40.5cm x 50.8cm (15.9" x 20")

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
Portchester Castle: A Testament to History - A Reconstruction Drawing of Napoleonic Prisoners in the Keep by Peter Dunn Portchester Castle, nestled in the picturesque town of Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, stands as a testament to the rich and complex history of the United Kingdom. This evocative reconstruction drawing by Peter Dunn from Historic England transports us back in time to an era of military conflict and strategic importance - the Napoleonic Wars. The image captures a poignant moment within the castle's imposing Keep, where Napoleonic prisoners are crowded together, their faces etched with fatigue and despair. The intricate details of the drawing bring the scene to life, from the soldiers' uniforms and weapons to the worn stone walls of the Keep. Portchester Castle, originally built in the late Roman period, has served various roles throughout history, including a royal palace, a fortress, and a prison. During the Napoleonic Wars, it was used as a prison for French soldiers captured during battles. The cramped conditions depicted in this drawing offer a glimpse into the harsh realities of war and the treatment of prisoners during this time. Peter Dunn, a talented graphic artist from the English Heritage Graphics Team, has masterfully captured the essence of this historical moment. His attention to detail and ability to evoke emotion through his art make this drawing a valuable addition to any collection of military or Georgian-era history. The drawing serves as a poignant reminder of the past, inviting us to reflect on the sacrifices made by soldiers and prisoners during times of conflict. It also highlights the importance of preserving historical sites like Portchester Castle, which continue to tell the stories of our collective past.

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