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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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10"x8" Photo Print

Discover the rich history of Roman Britain with our exquisite Media Storehouse Photographic Print of Housesteads Roman Fort J000117. This stunning image, captured by the Historic England Photo Library, showcases the North Gate reconstruction drawing in the 2nd century AD by Philip Corke. Transport yourself back in time as you explore the intricate details of this ancient fortification, a part of Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland. Add an authentic touch to your home or office décor with this captivating piece of historical art.

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Estimated Product Size is 25.4cm x 20.3cm (10" x 8")

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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