The Wall at Byker (after Stukeley). Drawn and lithographed by John Storey. 5 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches. Source: Bruce, facing p. 96. This plate has particular interest not only because it shows a town and church steeple in the distance, thus showing the relation of the ancient wall to contemporary life, but also because it places one of the once-common windmills — important post-Roman technology — in the foreground. Scanned image and text by George P. Landow from a copy in Rockefeller Library, Brown University. [This image may be used without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose.]

Sources

Bruce, John Collingwood. The Roman Wall: A Description of the Mural Barrier of the North of England. 3rd ed. London: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1867.


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