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Gannets - Original Hand Printed LinoCut Card

Gannets - Original Hand Printed LinoCut Card
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Gannets, one near & some distant, flying over a darkened turquoise sea.

Hand-printed linocut card, with metal letterpress text hand-printed on the back, printed on an Adana Press.

:: 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 carefully packed in a board protected package

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 - very tactile!

The colours are a darker blue & sea deep turquoise - The photos disguise the soft matt quality of the paper & ink

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


Gannets are by far my favourite bird, I utterly love them.

I spent hours as a youngster perched on a cliff amongst the gorse above a rock colony watching them in wonder. It was a privileged close view point.

There are no colonies where I live now but we do get regular fly passes. They always travel from east to west, usually in a prevailing west wind, when they stop by to fish. Sometimes incredibly close to the shoreline. On one such occasion I stood out on a promontory photographing them, from which I drew studies. This card is an impression of the exhilarating excitement we get when there’s a shoal in the bay & the gannets arrive to fish, and some of my favourite views we get, taken from those studies.

I never get over how incredibly white they are, which becomes particularly accentuated when a cloud darkens the water to a sea deep turquoise, but doesn’t obscure the sun from reflecting its brilliance in the the gannets plumage.

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

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Rest of the World £3.45 £0.25

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