Michael Atkin Printmaker,

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C is for Cliff Lift

Cliff lift


Etching and Aquatint


203 x  244mm


26 copies


Hahnemuhle etching 140Lbs Not


  For those who don't fancy the walk, or perhaps cannot make the treck down to the seafront, the cliff lift is the other option. A relic from a bygone age, but very functional, it has served the inhabitants of Scarborough for many years.

I've chosen a moment when the young mum ( with pushchair0 has just stepped out of the lift and is waiting for her companion to join her, others are about to be seated in the outdoor cafe


Price unframed £185.00


This limited edition book will only be printed and bound in 26 copies. In addition each image will be available as a limited edition print of 26 copies. 4 wood engravings, 24 etchings, 2 engravings, 1 large lino print.

The book when bound will be approximately 41 x 27.5 cms in size. Each page is hand printed onto an A2 sized piece of paper which is then folded in half. 1st page has the Title of the page; 'A is for Art Gallery', page 2 is printed with the text about the subject, Page 3 is the image and Page 4 is blank, leading to the next set of pages.

Smith Settle of Yeadon, Nr Leeds, expert bookbinders have been commissioned to bind the completed book. 1/4 leather spine with gold blocking, coloured headbands, indented title to front cover. Specially designed end papers to compliment the book. The whole housed in a matching solander box.