1930 Print HADRIANS WALL HOUSESTEADS NORTHUMBERLAND; London Scenes by Yoshio Markino

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HOUSESTEADS NORTHUMBERLAND ROMAN HADRIANS WALL Japanese Artist Yoshio Markino London Scenes

 

 

An original full page from an issue of:

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS

DATED 1930

 

On one side is a full page colour print titled Defending Hadrian's Wall from Other Perils than Quarrying: A Raid. From the Painting by Robert Spence.
The scene caption reads A Caledonian Raid on the Roman Fort of Borcovicium (now called Housesteads) in the Second Century: When Hadrian's Wall Was Not an "Ancient Monument" - To Be Protected by a New Act. The small descriptive caption article below the colour image describes the government of the day with Mr Lansbury the Commissioner of Works, preparing a bill giving the Office of Works adequate powers to protect the surroundings of ancient monuments incl. the Roman Wall from a proposed quarrying scheme.

 

On the other side are two colour views on a page titled: London Sights by a Japanese Artist: Yoshio Markino Studies.
The first scene is titled A Majestic View in London: Westminster Abbey with St. Margaret's Church.
The second is titled Within a Few Steps of Fleet Street: Temple Gardens.
Both are signed by the artist.

 

Provenance: From the Illustrated London News 1930. The ILN was a newspaper founded by Herbert Ingram, with the first edition appearing on 14 May 1842.

 
CONDITION/DIMENSIONS

Suitable for framing on either side. The watermark does NOT appear on the actual print. The full page measures overall 360 x 255 mm (14 x 9.75 ") approx. It is printed on both sides. There is a little age yellowing; please check the picture(s) for condition. This item will be packaged in a tube. Sent RM Small Parcels.

 

 

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Weight 0.21kg
Product Code ILN P.8 (Wt.210g) SORRY, This item has been SOLD
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