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Nova Scotia, Osprey and Mayflowers Linocut, Canadian Provinces & Territories with Symbols Lino Block Print Maps, Nova Scotia

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The symbols of Nova Scotia, its provincial bird, the Osprey and its flower, the mayflower cover the hand-carved map of Nova Scotia in this linocut. The block was inked 'à la poupée' (with different colours, green, pinks, yellow and gray-brown, in different areas) and printed by hand on lovely Japanese kozo (or mulberry) paper. Each print is 23.5 cm by 31.8 cm (9.25" by 12.5"). The print is one of a variable edition of eight.

The mayflower (Epigaea repens) is also known as trailing arbutus has been a symbol of the province since the 1820s and was officially made a symbol in 1901. The Osprey (Pandion haliaetus), sometimes known as the sea hawk, fish eagle or fish hawk, is a raptor which hunts in costal areas. There are 400 breeding pairs in the province.

I've had the great priviledge of having seen much of this country and having travelled from coast to coast. (I am still hoping to visit the third coast). I've made many trips to Nova Scotia, in summer and winter, arriving by land or sea. I've stayed in Halifax several times and visited many towns and villages around the province. I'm amazed by the fossil cliffs at Joggins - a World Heritage Site. I think Cape Breton Island is one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen.
The symbols of Nova Scotia, its provincial bird, the Osprey and its flower, the mayflower cover the hand-carved map of Nova Scotia in this linocut. The block was inked 'à la poupée' (with different colours, green, pinks, yellow and gray-brown, in different areas) and printed by hand on lovely Japanese kozo (or mulberry) paper. Each print is 23.5 cm by 31.8 cm (9.25" by 12.5"). The print is one of a variable edition of eight.

The mayflower (Epigaea repens) is also known as trailing arbutus has been a symbol of the province since the 1820s and was officially made a symbol in 1901. The Osprey (Pandion haliaetus), sometimes known as the sea hawk, fish eagle or fish hawk, is a raptor which hunts in costal areas. There are 400 breeding pairs in the province.

I've had the great priviledge of having seen much of this country and having travelled from coast to coast. (I am still hoping to visit the third coast). I've made many trips to Nova Scotia, in summer and winter, arriving by land or sea. I've stayed in Halifax several times and visited many towns and villages around the province. I'm amazed by the fossil cliffs at Joggins - a World Heritage Site. I think Cape Breton Island is one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen.

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Nova Scotia, Osprey and Mayflowers Linocut, Canadian Provinces & Territories with Symbols Lino Block Print Maps, Nova Scotia

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  • Handmade item
  • Height: 12.5 Inches
  • Width: 9.25 Inches
  • Materials: ink, paper, Japanese washi
  • Feedback: 374 reviews
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