Michael Atkin Printmaker,

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F is for Foreshore Football


Etching & Aquatint    212 x  232 mm


Edition of 26 copies


Hannemuhle Not surface 140Lbs


£185.00


Once a year on Boxing Day the fishermen and firemen of the town hold a charitable football match on the beach, a tradition that has been in existance for over 100 years after a local ship sank during a storm with the loss of all lives.

The lst crew were all married men, the local started the football match to gather funds which would be used to help the widows and chldren of those who had perished.

In my image the ball isn't seen ( guess the spot), fancy dress is the norm.



F is for Foreshore Football, is the sixth page in my limited eidition book titled 'An Alphabet of Scarborouygh', published in an edition of just 26 fully bound copies in 2017