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The Brixton Windmill. Illustrated Art print poster. Matte and Giclee Art Prints in A3 A2 sizes. Wall Art, home decor. Prints of London

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The Brixton Windmill Art Print. An illustrated piece of London history. Matte and Giclee Prints.

Size Guide: A5: 5.8 x 8.3in | A4: 8.27 x 11.69in | A3: 11.69 x 16.5in | A2: 16.5 x 23.4in | A1: 23.4 x 33.1in

Fine art Giclee Prints on 300gsm thick paper. I love this, as the archival inks enhance the colours, on light texture.
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The great black windmill stands alone, quietly hidden away from the claws of demolishers and developers of London. Sadly, the last survivor of it's kind in the city. This hidden gem is literally down the road from where I live, and I had to make this illustration!

In 2016, this grand old Brixton Windmill celebrated it's 200th birthday, and is still going strong. The stone ground wholemeal flour, made from local organically sourced wheat, can be bought in various local shops in Brixton.

After the war, there were proposals to demolish the mill and build a block of flats. The proposal was rejected and it was decided to conserve the mill, which was restored in 1964 by London County Council. New sails were fitted, and machinery from a derelict windmill at Burgh le Marsh, Lincolnshire installed to replace that which had been removed.

Windmills were once a familiar feature of London’s landscape and the most powerful machines of the pre-industrial world. Brixton Windmill is a tangible reminder to all Londoners of the close links that the capital had with agriculture and food production. As London expanded in the mid-19th century, building development overtook the agricultural land and fields of the borough, and most windmills were lost.

Stay strong dear Windmill, for many years to come!

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Good to know:

- All prints dispatched in 7-8 business days.
- Shipping: Within UK : Royal Mail First class
- Rest of the World: 10-20 days delivery by Royal Mail Tracked.

- International Shipping: Sometimes if deliveries were attempted and unsuccessful, the package is returned to the PO. And if still unclaimed, it gets sent back to the UK. I will try my best to trace, but I cannot be held responsible if delivery was missed. For this reason I provide a tracking code, which clearly indicates where the package is and if delivery was attempted.
- The prints are not framed. Please be aware that colours may vary slightly from what you see on your screen, depending on your monitor settings.
The Brixton Windmill Art Print. An illustrated piece of London history. Matte and Giclee Prints.

Size Guide: A5: 5.8 x 8.3in | A4: 8.27 x 11.69in | A3: 11.69 x 16.5in | A2: 16.5 x 23.4in | A1: 23.4 x 33.1in

Fine art Giclee Prints on 300gsm thick paper. I love this, as the archival inks enhance the colours, on light texture.
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The great black windmill stands alone, quietly hidden away from the claws of demolishers and developers of London. Sadly, the last survivor of it's kind in the city. This hidden gem is literally down the road from where I live, and I had to make this illustration!

In 2016, this grand old Brixton Windmill celebrated it's 200th birthday, and is still going strong. The stone ground wholemeal flour, made from local organically sourced wheat, can be bought in various local shops in Brixton.

After the war, there were proposals to demolish the mill and build a block of flats. The proposal was rejected and it was decided to conserve the mill, which was restored in 1964 by London County Council. New sails were fitted, and machinery from a derelict windmill at Burgh le Marsh, Lincolnshire installed to replace that which had been removed.

Windmills were once a familiar feature of London’s landscape and the most powerful machines of the pre-industrial world. Brixton Windmill is a tangible reminder to all Londoners of the close links that the capital had with agriculture and food production. As London expanded in the mid-19th century, building development overtook the agricultural land and fields of the borough, and most windmills were lost.

Stay strong dear Windmill, for many years to come!

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Good to know:

- All prints dispatched in 7-8 business days.
- Shipping: Within UK : Royal Mail First class
- Rest of the World: 10-20 days delivery by Royal Mail Tracked.

- International Shipping: Sometimes if deliveries were attempted and unsuccessful, the package is returned to the PO. And if still unclaimed, it gets sent back to the UK. I will try my best to trace, but I cannot be held responsible if delivery was missed. For this reason I provide a tracking code, which clearly indicates where the package is and if delivery was attempted.
- The prints are not framed. Please be aware that colours may vary slightly from what you see on your screen, depending on your monitor settings.

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
(224)
Reviewed by dmanger3
5 out of 5 stars
May 23, 2018
It is just as shown in the photo and better than the Bowie bags they are selling at the Brooklyn Museum at the Bowie exhibit.
David Bowie Screen Printed Light Tote Bag. 100% Cotton Tote. Natural Cream Colour. Affordable gifts for Bowie Fans.

Reviewed by kate
5 out of 5 stars
May 23, 2018
Excellent service - quick delivery and a fantastic print.
London King's Cross Black & White Illustrated poster print - Matte or Giclee Art Prints - London Prints - Gifts for Londoners

Reviewed by lisa
5 out of 5 stars
May 16, 2018
Gorgeous and reminds me of my home of 20 years in Brixton and miss it so much!! Thank you!1
Brixton x Bowie Illustrated Art Print for charity. Matte and Giclee Art Prints in A3 A2 sizes. Wall Art, home decor. Prints of London

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- I accept payments through Paypal or credit card through Etsy's secure checkout system. Prints will be shipped only after full payment has been received.
- You can also pay in person, if you are collecting the print from me.

Returns & exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 21 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
- If a print is lost or badly damaged in the mail please let me know, sending a picture of any damage that has occurred (so I can claim insurance later). I'll be glad to refund or replace.

Shipping policies

- All prints dispatched within 7- 10 WORKING days of order. If you require it urgently, please message me- I'll try to expedite the order.

- Please choose the size & the print option (Regular vs Giclee) carefully. Please message me if you have any doubt on sizes and print quality, as I cannot alter the order once shipped!

- Shipping: Within UK : Royal Mail First Class
- Rest of the World: 10 - 20 + days delivery by Royal Mail Tracked.

- International Shipping: Sometimes if deliveries were attempted and unsuccessful, the package is returned to the PO. And if still unclaimed, it gets sent back to the UK. For this reason I provide a tracking code, which clearly indicates where the package is and if delivery was attempted. I request you keep track of the package every couple of days, as will I. Thank you for understanding.

- Please note that prints are not framed. The frames are only indicative. Posting frames increases postage exponentially and no guarantee of non breakage.
- Prints are posted in sturdy postal tubes or board backed envelopes
- Please be aware that colours may vary slightly from what you see on your screen, depending on your monitor settings. The back lit screens make the colour look brighter/lighter, while colours on printed paper are actually a bit deeper.
- All prints dispatched within 7- 10 WORKING days of order. If you require it urgently, please message me- I'll try to expedite the order.

- Please choose the size & the print option (Regular vs Giclee) carefully. Please message me if you have any doubt on sizes and print quality, as I cannot alter the order once shipped!

- Shipping: Within UK : Royal Mail First Class
- Rest of the World: 10 - 20 + days delivery by Royal Mail Tracked.

- International Shipping: Sometimes if deliveries were attempted and unsuccessful, the package is returned to the PO. And if still unclaimed, it gets sent back to the UK. For this reason I provide a tracking code, which clearly indicates where the package is and if delivery was attempted. I request you keep track of the package every couple of days, as will I. Thank you for understanding.

- Please note that prints are not framed. The frames are only indicative. Posting frames increases postage exponentially and no guarantee of non breakage.
- Prints are posted in sturdy postal tubes or board backed envelopes
- Please be aware that colours may vary slightly from what you see on your screen, depending on your monitor settings. The back lit screens make the colour look brighter/lighter, while colours on printed paper are actually a bit deeper.

Additional policies

For any additional info, please email me on eyeforlondonprints@gmail.com
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FAQs

Royal Mail gives a tracking number with every International delivery. This tracking is updated at various check points.

First checkpoint- When it leaves UK and reaches the destination country.
The next update in tracking will only happen once the parcel has gone through and cleared by customs. This could take anywhere between 5- 20 days depending on the country. So if the tracking has not updated in the meantime, your item is probably in queue at customs.
The next tracking update will happen when the item has come out of custom centre and reaches the local Post Office for delivery.

I cannot predict how long an international delivery can take. For example a parcel to France has taken 7 days, and in another time 30 days!
You can get the perfect sized frames at John Lewis. A4/ A3/ A2 with and without mounts. You can also get the prints framed at a local framer. The reason I don't ship frames is because the weight increases the price of shipping exponentially and no guarantee of non breakage. Since these are fairly standard size prints, it works out better to get the framing done at your end.
The word Giclée ("g-clay"), is derived from the French verb gicler meaning "to squirt or spray". It a fine art digital printing process combining pigment based inks with 100% cotton paper to achieve prints of superior archival quality, that will not fade for more than 70 years.

The process involves squirting or spraying microscopic dots of pigment-based ink onto high quality art paper or canvas. The image is colour corrected to attain the closest possible match to the original work if required.

In short- Matte prints are brilliant, but Giclee is special.

The Brixton Windmill. Illustrated Art print poster. Matte and Giclee Art Prints in A3 A2 sizes. Wall Art, home decor. Prints of London

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: Giclee prints on 300gsm Art paper, Matte print on 250 gsm paper
  • Feedback: 224 reviews
  • Favorited by: 20 people

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Returns and exchanges accepted
Exceptions may apply. See return policy

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