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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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Entrance Graphic Roman


18x24 inch Poster Print

Introducing the Media Storehouse range of Poster Prints featuring the captivating image of Housesteads Roman Fort J000117. This stunning photograph, sourced from the Historic England Photo Library, offers a glimpse into the rich history of Vercovicium, a Roman fort located in Northumberland along Hadrian's Wall. Bring the intrigue of ancient Rome into your home or office with this beautifully detailed reconstruction drawing of the North Gate in the 2nd century AD, expertly rendered by Philip Corke. Each print is produced using high-quality materials and vibrant inks, ensuring a vivid and long-lasting representation of this historic site. Add a touch of history and culture to your space with the Media Storehouse range of Poster Prints, showcasing the breathtaking image of Housesteads Roman Fort J000117.

Poster prints are budget friendly enlarged prints in standard poster paper sizes. Printed on 150 gsm Matte Paper for a natural feel and supplied rolled in a tube. Great for framing and should last many years. To clean wipe with a microfiber, non-abrasive cloth or napkin. Our Archival Quality Photo Prints and Fine Art Paper Prints are printed on higher quality paper and the choice of which largely depends on your budget.

Poster prints are budget friendly enlarged prints in standard poster paper sizes (A0, A1, A2, A3 etc). Whilst poster paper is sometimes thinner and less durable than our other paper types, they are still ok for framing and should last many years. Our Archival Quality Photo Prints and Fine Art Paper Prints are printed on higher quality paper and the choice of which largely depends on your budget.

Estimated Product Size is 61.6cm x 46.3cm (24.3" x 18.2")

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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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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