Tarraway Hoofpress

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“Handmade Artefacts of Misrule”

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  • Pen Hood - Colour - Penzance Obby Oss - Mari Lwyd - Limited Edition Lino Print

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  • Penryn Mock Mayor - Mock Mayor of Mylor - Limited Edition Linoprint

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  • Season's Beatings - Krampus -Super-Limited Edition - Gold & Red on Black

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  • Season's Beatings in Red and Black - Limited Edition - Krampus Linoprint

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  • Krampus Head in Colour - Limited Edition - Linoprint - Hand Painted

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  • Reverend Dodge Driving a Devil out of the Parish - Lino Print - Limited Edition

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  • Dr Theobald The Astrologer

    Dr Theobald The Astrologer

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  • Dr Theobald the Scourger - Lino Print - Limited Edition

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  • The Merrie Frolicks of Rat Racing - Lino Print - Limited Edition

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  • Gruß vom Krampus in Black or Red - Limited Edition - Original Linocut

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  • Winter Cometh - Limited Edition Linoprint - In Dark Blue

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  • Two Devils Putting the World to Rights - Limited Edition - Linoprint

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  • The Scold - Limited Edition - Lino Cut Print

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  • Season's Beatings - Limited Edition - Krampus Linoprint

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  • September's End - Limited Edition - Linocut Original

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  • Westward Leading - We Three Kings - Angel Flying a UFO - Ltd Edition Linoprint

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  • Westward Leading - We Three Kings - Angel Flying a UFO - Black and White version

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  • La Bruja - Full Colour - Limited Edition Witch Linoprint

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  • La Bruja (in Black and White) - Limited Edition - Witch Linoprint

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  • The Witch - Full Colour Lino Print - Hand Coloured - Gold -

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  • Dr Theobald the Rat Plague Doctor - Limited Edition Linoprint

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  • Tarraway - lino print - limited edition

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  • The Sun Resplendent - Lino Print - Limited Edition

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  • I.O.O.F Oddfellows Hand of Friendship - Lino Print - Limited Edition

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  • Ramasses - Lino Print - Limited Edition

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  • Beastie - Limited Edition Lino Print - Gold - Other Colours Available

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  • Green Man - Lino Print - Limited Edition

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  • Old Ned - Lino Print - Limited Edition

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  • Charivari

    Charivari

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  • The Mermaid - Turquoise - Gold - White Variations - Lino Print - Limited Edition

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  • The Ox Turn'd Butcher - Lino Cut - Limited Edition

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  • Children Punished Elders Pranks II

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  • Children Punished Elders Pranks I

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  • The Lawyers Practiced Every Kind of Vice

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  • Mini Sun Resplendent

    Mini Sun Resplendent

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  • Falling GurdyBird

    Falling GurdyBird

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  • Winter Cometh - Limited Edition Lino Print - In Black or Dark Blue

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  • All Seeing Eye - Limited Edition LinoPrint, Coloured by Hand

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  • Five (V) of Blades - Plague Doctor - Limited Edition Lino Print based on Tarot

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  • Sacred Steampunk Heart - Limited Edition - Lino Print

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  • Fortuna - Fortune Telling - Psychic - Limited Edition - Tiny Print

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  • Sphynx Cat Geometric Goddess Occult LinoPrint in Turquoise and Gold - Limited Ed

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  • Ad Quod Damnum - Limited Edition Linoprint Devil - Tiny Print

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  • Third - All-Seeing Eye - Knowledge - Occult - Mystic - Limited Edition Linoprint

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  • Spells - Tiny LinoPrint - Limited Edition - Pagan

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  • Boar's Ding Dong - Limited Edition Print - Available in B&W & In Full Colour

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  • Fiery PigLord in Black & White - Limited Edition Linoprint

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  • Fiery PigLord - In Full Colour - Limited Edition Hand Painted Lino Print

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  • Krampus Head in Black and White - Limited Edition - Linoprint

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  • The Harbourside Bucca - Cornish Spirit - Limited Edition Lino Print - Black

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  • Mermaid in White - Lino Print - Limited Edition

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  • Pen Hood - Penzance Obby Oss - Mari Lwyd - Limited Edition Lino Print

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  • Mermaid In Gold - Limited Edition Linoprint

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  • The Witch - Original Lino Print - Limited Editions - Line or Black Fill Options

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  • The Patron Saint of Brave Faces - Variations - Linorint - Hand Coloured -

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  • Two Devils Putting the World to Rights - In Red - Limited Edition - Linoprint

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  • The Sinner's Procession - Original Limited Edition Lino Print - Black and White

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    £16.95 1 in stock

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  • Sacred SteamHeart Large Brooch - Faux Leather

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  • "You May Call Me 'Captain'" - Tarraway - A5 Art Print

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  • Vampire and a Sphinx Cat - A5 Art Print

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About Tarraway Hoofpress

Tarraway Hoofpress

Artifacts of Misrule - Artwork inspired by folkloric characters, tales of devilry, Cornish legendary characters and stories from Steampunk/GeorgianPunk musician GurdyBird.

Traditional characters and the reversal of roles has always been an interest of Tamsyn who goes under the name of Tarraway Hoofpress, Tarraway being a variant name of a Rumplestiltskin-esque Cornish Devil or Bucca from an old Cornish Christmas Guise play named “Duffy and the Bucca”.

The “Hoofpress” derives from imagining a printing devil stamping prints out with his cloven foot, (she actually uses a spoon to press the original prints. She has a keen interest in folk tales, customs, devilry, the eccentric clergy and history of anywhere but particularly in those of Cornwall.

Musically, she is known as GurdyBird, who layers numbers of synthesiser melodies, counter melodies, percussion and drum machines, alongside her hurdy gurdy and sometimes a recorder, zither and violin. She composes much of her music herself, with tales of seafaring (she performs mainly in the form of a pirate, if time travel were available in the Georgian era), the Other Side, plague doctors, the world turned upside down, and various characters and places as their themes and reimagines traditional tunes with her own style and dark humour, which can be seen in videos on youtube and often projected or screened at performances. This side of her can be seen at www.gurdybird.co.uk

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