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.
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.
Printed under licence from the National Railway Museum and Science and Society Picture Library.
© National Railway Museum / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society.