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Title:
Ancient Roman walls, city of Chester : varying from 12 to 40 feet in height : built A.D. 61 : a public promenade of nearly 2 miles round the city.
Published/Created:
[England] : [publisher not identified], [approximately 1860?]
Physical Description:
1 print : lithograph ; 9 x 13 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA966 .A53 1860 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Prints
Notes:
Illustration of the Roman walls of the city of Chester, England, probably intended as a tourist souvenir. The item bears no attribution.
The center of the image (i.e. within the walls) is filled by text describing the wall, including a list of stages of construction, from AD 73 to 1808.
The image is undated. At top right is a faint depiction of a suspension bridge (over the River Dee) which was first constructed in 1852.
Printed in blue ink.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- England -- Chester.
Chester (England) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Chester (England) -- History.
Chester (England) -- Pictorial works.
City walls -- Great Britain.
Walls, Roman -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- 1860.
Souvenirs.
Ephemera.
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