The Roman Wall | Northumberland | Railway Travel Poster

London and North East Railway (LNER) poster featuring Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland. 

Originally produced in 1930's for London & North East Railways (LNER) to promote travel along Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland, England.

'The Road Of The Roman' 'Tour By Road Or Rail From Newcastle Upon Tyne'

Artist: W P Wollen.


Type: Posters



Roman cavalrymen on horseback, with Hadrian's Wall, 'The Roman Wall', behind them. Dating from the 2nd century AD, Hadrian's Wall was built in Northumberland as a fortification by the Romans. It originally extended 73 miles from Bownes-on-Selway to Wallsend, and has since become the best known frontier of the Roman Empire.

  • Poster size 50cm x 70cm (19.7” x 27.6”).
  • Litho printed on high quality 200gsm LumiSilk paper.
  • All posters are dispatched in protective mailing tubes to arrive in the best condition possible.

Printed under licence from the National Railway Museum and Science and Society Picture Library.

© National Railway Museum / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society.



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