Michael Atkin      Printmaker

etcher - block printer - wood engraver

An Alphabet of Scarborough

A limited edition book, 26 copies which represent the 26 letters of the Alphabet. An A to Z book of Scarborough, views that have caught my eye for one reason or another.

As well as the hand bound book which will contain all 26 images + frontispeace & notes, there will be an aditional edition of 26 copies of each image which can be individually framed.



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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'

The image is printed in an edition of 26 of which 25 are for sale

Unframed image