Michael Atkin printmaker

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and wood engravings

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The Towers

Etching and Aquatint

203 x 247 mm

26 copies

Hahnemuhle etching 140Lbs Not


       The Towers was built by a wealthy brewery owner (Thomas Jarvis)  in 1860, he had befriended a local artist ( Atkinson Grimshaw) who lived just round the corner in a house the artist called 'Castle by the sea'.

Grimshaw would eventually move into The Towers and live there for some three years. The house failed to find any purchasers after the death of Jarvis  with the contents being sold at public auction with no reserve.

Price unframed £185.00

Alternative title:- 'The visitor'