Colonial Gunpowder Magazine - Williamsburg Art Print

Colonial Gunpowder Magazine - Williamsburg Art Print

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Colonial Gunpowder Magazine - Williamsburg Art Print by Mark Tisdale.

This Williamsburg art print features the historic 1715 Colonial Gunpowder Magazine. This is an original building and was the location of the famous 1775 Gunpowder incident near the outset of the American Revolution. The Royal Governor of the colony of Virginia ordered the seizure of the gunpowder held there which started local unrest and the mustering of militia throughout the colony. So not only is this building centuries old, it's the setting for American history you likely learned in school, kids!

The image itself was taken in the warm glow of the evening sun on a late summer day. The skies, I think, have a taste of fall color to them but personally what catches my eyes the most is the warm glow on those old bricks and the defensive cheval de frise in the foreground. A beautiful contrast to the cool blue sky and green of the landscape.

What attracts you to this Williamsburg art print? Are you a fan of history? Perhaps you've visited as well?

Art Prints - Product Information

When decorating your home or office, you deserve high quality decor that will last. Art prints purchased on this site are individually produced for your order. They are printed on acid-free paper using archival inks. This guarantees that your art print will last a lifetime without fading or loss of color.

All art prints feature an additional 1" white border surrounding the artwork. This added border allows for easy matting and framing.

Within 10 to 15 business days of your purchase, your art print will be shipped to you securely rolled in a durable cardboard tube.

Art Print Paper Choices

Archival Matte Paper Sample

230 gsm / 9.5 mil

Archival Matte Paper

Long-lasting heavyweight paper with a smooth matte finish. This versatile paper is designed for high contrast and crisp reproduction of photography and fine art. This paper is an acid-free archival quality choice. 

Somerset Velvet Paper Sample

255 gsm / 19 mil

Somerset Velvet Paper

Radiant white paper which offers vivid color reproduction with rich blacks and great contrast. A subtle texture adds extra warmth to fine art prints. This paper is a 100% cotton rag paper for archival longevity.

Note: Both of these paper choices will produce brilliant art prints that you will enjoy for years to come. My personal preference for my work is Somerset velvet for its thickness and texture. 

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