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Cornish Dance (Troyl) - 'Troyllya' - Original HandPrinted Linocut Card

Cornish Dance (Troyl) - 'Troyllya' - Original HandPrinted Linocut Card
£4.00 2 Available
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Description

Beautiful early written dance script, formed into a celtic design. A graphic representation of traditional Cornish Dance in gorgeous cornish national colours gold & black.

I’ve cut two Lino blocks to create the image, which I hand-inked & hand-printed using my old Adana Press. I inked one in a rich Golden Yellow & the other in soft Seville black. I then typeset the text on the back, using old metal letterpress which I also ink & print by hand using remainder Seville black (the 3rd impression) - which I then fold to form a card.

It's very hard to convey, in a photograph, the truly beautiful physical quality of the ink & it's colour on this gorgeously soft-to-touch paper

:: 250gsm Specialist Artist Paper hand torn to size
:: Card size is 85mm x 115 mm
:: Recycled Envelope size is 95mm - 122mm
:: Sealed into a Clear Bio-degradable Corn Starch bag
:: Inside is blank for you to write your own personal message

:: Cards will be sent in a board backed package

Cards will vary slightly due to the nature of hand production making each card unique & original

All items are ©Elly Rowbotham
Please note the copyright of the print or image does not transfer with the sale

Inspiration

Black & Gold are Cornwall's national colours. 'Troyllya' is cornish for Spin or Swirl.

In my adjacent musician-life, we play traditional cornish tunes (on acoustic instruments) for traditional cornish dance. Some is old tradition, some has been added to & developed, & some written in more recent times & is part of a living tradition.

We're lucky to play for dancers who are an exhilarating example of 'step & set' in the cornish tradition. I designed this card with them in mind.

It makes me think of the dancers spinning, as they cross & interweave at speed in circular forms, whilst sounding the 'scoots' on the soles of their shoes.

Shipping & delivery

This item will be posted to you by Elly Rowbotham Printmaker within 3 days of receiving payment.

Shipping destination Cost Additional items
United Kingdom £1.00 £0.25
Europe

Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Germany, France, Spain, Finland, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Austria, Latvia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Gibraltar

£2.65 £0.25
United States £3.30 £0.25
Rest of the World £3.45 £0.25

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You have 14 days, from receipt, to notify the seller if you wish to cancel your order or exchange an item.

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; digital items.

Please note that if your order is being posted outside mainland UK, you (or the recipient) may have to pay customs or VAT charges and a handling fee. The seller is not responsible for any charges or fees that may incur.

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