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Zipped Purse "Algy on his Raft"

Zipped Purse "Algy on his Raft"
£7.99 2 Available
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Description

Printed purse, with the same image on both sides, made from a strong woven polyester canvas, fully lined with plain black polyester, and with a gold coloured metal zip.

FREE UK DELIVERY by Royal Mail.

One for the kiddies (young and old...), this makes a delightful and unusual gift and matches the tote bag :-)

Size approx. 6" (160 mm) wide and 4 1/2" high (110 mm) including the zip.

This unusual purse features a bright printed illustration of Algy, a surprisingly fluffy bird, adrift on his raft in the middle of the ocean, singing sea shanties at the top of his voice. The illustration appears in the first book in the Adventures of Algy series, "A Surprisingly Fluffy Bird".

This image is also available on a matching tote bag and a greetings card.

Reproduced from an original illustration by Jenny Chapman, © 2015.

Inspiration

Algy is a unique and surprisingly fluffy bird - and the hero of my series of illustrated children's chapter books "Tales from the Adventures of Algy".

Algy is a real puppet, and this illustration from Algy's first book "A Surprisingly Fluffy Bird" was drawn from a photograph of Algy genuinely afloat on a real upturned orange crate in Sanna Bay.

Algy's adventures started on Tumblr with a long series of photo posts featuring Algy in the local West Highland landscape, his reflections on life, and quotations from poetry, which Algy loves... In due course Algy found his way into a series of children's chapter books, set on the wild west coast of the Scottish Highlands where I live, and featuring a cast of local wildlife characters.

The original illustration from which this card is reproduced was created with Winsor and Newton professional watercolour paints and watercolour sticks, and Faber-Castell Albrecht Durer watercolour pencils on Fabriano Artistico HP watercolour paper.

Shipping & delivery

This item will be posted to you by Jenny Chapman Artwork within 1 day of receiving payment.

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United Kingdom £0.00 £0.00
Europe

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£2.70 £0.50
USA and Canada £3.50 £0.50
Rest of the World £3.60 £0.50

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Unless faulty, the following types of items are non-refundable: items that are personalised, bespoke or made-to-order to your specific requirements; items which deteriorate quickly (e.g. food), personal items sold with a hygiene seal (cosmetics, underwear) in instances where the seal is broken.

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