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Alnwick, Northumberland a081264




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Alnwick, Northumberland a081264

MARKET STREET, Alnwick, Northumberland. Looking west along Market Street towards the Northumberland Hall and Town Hall beyond, showing cars parked on cobbles in the foreground. Photographed by John Gay during the 1950s

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Cobble Road Town


10"x10" Photo Print

Introducing the stunning "Alnwick, Northumberland a081264" photographic print from our Media Storehouse collection, captured by the accomplished lens of John Gay from Historic England. This evocative image transports you to the picturesque market town of Alnwick, Northumberland. Gaze upon Market Street, where history and modernity harmoniously coexist. Observe the vibrant town life as cars are parked along the cobblestones, while the imposing silhouette of Northumberland Hall and the Town Hall beyond, beckon in the distance. Our high-quality photographic prints are meticulously crafted to bring the richness and depth of John Gay's captivating image into your home or office. Each print is expertly printed using premium materials, ensuring a brilliant color palette and sharp details that truly bring the beauty of Alnwick to life. Bring a touch of Northumberland's charm into your everyday surroundings with this exquisite photographic print from Media Storehouse.

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 Product Size is 25.4cm x 25.4cm (10" 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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This evocative photograph, captured by John Gay during the 1950s, transports us back in time to the picturesque market town of Alnwick, Northumberland. The scene unfolds along Market Street, as we look westwards towards the imposing Northumberland Hall and Town Hall, which stand proudly in the distance. The cobblestone street, worn smooth by the passage of time and the countless feet that have trodden upon it, is lined with cars, their shapes and models a testament to the era. The cars, parked haphazardly, add a sense of spontaneity and vitality to the image, as if the town is bustling with activity, even in this moment frozen in time. The town's rich history is evident in the grand architecture of the Northumberland Hall and Town Hall, which dominate the skyline. These historic buildings, with their intricate details and ornate features, have stood the test of time, serving as enduring symbols of Alnwick's past. The atmosphere is one of tranquility and charm, as the sun casts long shadows across the cobbles, illuminating the textures and patterns of the stones. The photograph invites us to imagine the sights, sounds, and smells of the market town in its full glory, as people went about their daily lives, shopping for fresh produce or engaging in lively conversations with their neighbours. John Gay's photograph is a precious reminder of a bygone era, a time when life moved at a slower pace, and the simple pleasures of everyday life were cherished. It invites us to appreciate the beauty and character of Alnwick, Northumberland, and to reflect on the enduring allure of historic market towns.

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