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Piel Castle J050116




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Piel Castle J050116

PIEL CASTLE, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria. Aerial view reconstruction drawing by David Simon of the castle in the early 14th century

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Media ID 1346440

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Defence Fortification Graphic Medieval


12"x8" Photo Print

Introducing the stunning Piel Castle J050116 photographic print from Media Storehouse, captured by the skilled lens of David Simon. This evocative image, brought to you by Historic England, presents an aerial view reconstruction drawing of Piel Castle in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, dating back to the early 14th century. Transport yourself back in time as you admire the intricate details of this historic fortress, meticulously brought to life through David's expert photography. Perfect for adding a touch of history and character to your home or office, this high-quality print is sure to be a conversation starter and a source of pride. Order now and bring a piece of the past into your present.

Photo prints are produced on Kodak professional photo paper resulting in timeless and breath-taking prints which are also ideal for framing. The colors produced are rich and vivid, with accurate blacks and pristine whites, resulting in prints that are truly timeless and magnificent. Whether you're looking to display your prints in your home, office, or gallery, our range of photographic prints are sure to impress. Dimensions refers to the size of the paper in inches.

Our Photo Prints are in a large range of sizes and are printed on Archival Quality Paper for excellent colour reproduction and longevity. They are ideal for framing (our Framed Prints use these) at a reasonable cost. Alternatives include cheaper Poster Prints and higher quality Fine Art Paper, the choice of which is largely dependant on your budget.

Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 30.4cm x 18.5cm (12" x 7.3")

Estimated Product Size is 30.5cm x 20.3cm (12" x 8")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

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


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This aerial view reconstruction drawing by David Simon takes us back to the early 14th century, offering a glimpse into the formidable Piel Castle in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria. With meticulous attention to detail, Simon's graphic portrayal transports us to a time when this medieval fortress stood as an impregnable symbol of defence. Perched on a small island at the entrance of Morecambe Bay, Piel Castle emerges majestically amidst its natural surroundings. The artist's skillful strokes bring life to every stone and turret, revealing the castle's grandeur and strategic design. Its robust walls rise defiantly against the elements, while sturdy towers stand tall as guardians of this formidable stronghold. As we delve deeper into this artwork, our eyes are drawn towards intricate architectural features that speak volumes about the castle's defensive capabilities. Battlements adorned with crenellations offer vantage points for archers and soldiers alike. A fortified gatehouse stands proudly at its entrance – an imposing barrier protecting those within from potential threats. The atmospheric lighting in Simon's composition further enhances our connection with history; it is as if we are witnessing Piel Castle during a dramatic sunset or sunrise. This evocative touch adds depth and emotion to an already mesmerizing scene. David Simon's expert craftsmanship allows us to appreciate not only the physical structure but also the historical significance of Piel Castle. It serves as a reminder of England's rich medieval heritage and offers insight into how fortifications played crucial roles in safeguarding territories during tumultuous times. Through this remarkable print, we are transported across centuries – invited to marvel at both artistic talent and architectural prowess while immersing ourselves in tales of knights, sieges, and chivalry that once echoed through these ancient walls.

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