swanboroughprints

Welcome to Swanborough Prints

Westbury, United Kingdom · 1459 Sales

swanboroughprints

Welcome to Swanborough Prints

Westbury, United Kingdom 1459 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars
(286)

Announcement   Welcome to Swanborough Prints.
A collection of Art Deco Prints, Bathroom and Bedroom Prints, Palm Tree Prints, Bird Eggs Prints, Botanical Prints, Sealife Prints, Chinese Costume Prints, Chinoiserie Prints and Natural History Prints
Please see our Section list which shows all our prints in catagory order.
Positioned on the left hand side of the shop home page

A passion for collecting Antique prints over 35 years has turned into a thriving business.
We realized a few years ago how vast our collection had become, and as they say ' One door closes and another one opens ' and Etsy entered into our lives
To make your print we start here -
1st stage - We search thru our antique prints to choose a beautiful old print
2nd stage - I hand paint the black and white antique engraving in watercolor
3rd Stage - Hubby scans and digitally cleans it, which enhances the image.
4th Stage - It's ready for printing using archival museum quality good weight 280 grams watercolour paper with archival lightfast inks
Your print is taken directly from my watercolored scanned image.
Sometimes we buy colour printed Vintage Lithographs as the image is so good we just have to buy it. We always give you a good clear description on the listing.
Here are some of our lovely customers reviews
Feedbacks - http://etsy.me/1q237sA

Did you know we have other shops ?
Vintage Decor Prints - ALL Original Genuine Antique Engravings dating from 1600 - 1900
http://etsy.me/1HWrOi1
Dotti and Minnie- Interesting items collected over time - from our groaning loft
http://etsy.me/1VEjXK6

Thank you and please enjoy looking through our shops.
Minnie Swanborough.

Announcement
Last updated on Jun 19, 2016

Welcome to Swanborough Prints.
A collection of Art Deco Prints, Bathroom and Bedroom Prints, Palm Tree Prints, Bird Eggs Prints, Botanical Prints, Sealife Prints, Chinese Costume Prints, Chinoiserie Prints and Natural History Prints
Please see our Section list which shows all our prints in catagory order.
Positioned on the left hand side of the shop home page

A passion for collecting Antique prints over 35 years has turned into a thriving business.
We realized a few years ago how vast our collection had become, and as they say ' One door closes and another one opens ' and Etsy entered into our lives
To make your print we start here -
1st stage - We search thru our antique prints to choose a beautiful old print
2nd stage - I hand paint the black and white antique engraving in watercolor
3rd Stage - Hubby scans and digitally cleans it, which enhances the image.
4th Stage - It's ready for printing using archival museum quality good weight 280 grams watercolour paper with archival lightfast inks
Your print is taken directly from my watercolored scanned image.
Sometimes we buy colour printed Vintage Lithographs as the image is so good we just have to buy it. We always give you a good clear description on the listing.
Here are some of our lovely customers reviews
Feedbacks - http://etsy.me/1q237sA

Did you know we have other shops ?
Vintage Decor Prints - ALL Original Genuine Antique Engravings dating from 1600 - 1900
http://etsy.me/1HWrOi1
Dotti and Minnie- Interesting items collected over time - from our groaning loft
http://etsy.me/1VEjXK6

Thank you and please enjoy looking through our shops.
Minnie Swanborough.

minnie swanborough

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minnie swanborough

Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(286)
mckinney2deb

mckinney2deb on Jul 7, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Wonderful! Had it framed with the dragonfly print I also purchased and it turned out beautiful! Was very pleased with the careful packaging of the prints I purchased since they were shipped from Great Britain to US.

Louise Burt

Louise Burt on Jun 19, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Great communication from seller to confirm purchase and dispatch. Very well-packaged, and arrived within 2 days. Love the image and can't wait to get if framed.

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Updates

High Summer in the little garden, watching the House-Martins swoop over the flowers into their nest under the eaves of the roof
We found this poor little House martin.He had fallen out of his nest.He nestled on my husbands shoulder for an hour and then we launched him up into the sky and off he went to join his family. Feeling good.
This beautiful spicy orange colour shows itself in my watercolour moth print.

About

We treasure the work of centuries old Craftsmanship. The Artist. The Engraver. The Printer.

Welcome to Swanborough Prints.
A collection of beautiful hand made prints recovered from original antique prints found from our never ending ramblings through old shops and country estates With subjects covering
Art deco Bathroom and Bedroom prints, Palm Tree prints, Bird Eggs prints, Botanical prints, Sealife prints, Chinese costume prints, Chinoiserie prints and Natural History prints
1st Stage we search through our antique prints and choose a beautiful old print
2nd Stage I hand paint the black and white antique engraving in Watercolour
3rd Stage Hubby scans and digitally cleans it, which enhances the image.
4th Stage it's ready for printing using the best museum quality 280 grams watercolour paper with archival lightfast inks
Your print is taken directly from my watercolored, scanned image.
Sometimes we buy colour printed Vintage Lithographs as the image is so good we just have to buy it. We always give you a good clear description on the listing.

Many shops sell images taken third hand from the internet, making the finished work look dull and grainy. This is not for you......you deserve better than that.
Your image comes from the original antique print or lithograph
Finally beautifully wrapped in pastel colour tissue including a waterproof outer wrap for final protection to your home
Please check our wonderful customers feedbacks - http://etsy.me/1q237sA

Thank you and please enjoy looking through our shops.
Vintage Decor Prints - All Original Genuine Antique Engravings dating from 1600 - 1900
http://etsy.me/1HWrOi1
Dotti and Minnie-- Interesting items collected over time - from our groaning loft
http://etsy.me/1VEjXK6

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  • Minnie Swanborough

    Owner, Maker

    I'm Minnie Swanborough Watercolor Artist, Antique Print collector. Love of natural history with a deep interest in the welfare of working domestic animals. Wife, Mother and Grandmother.

  • Peter ' Will ' Frith

    Creator

    Husband to Minnie, Head Gardener, Chief Techi officer, Breakfast coffee maker. Cat feeder and willing slave. Father and Grandfather. Antique Print Restorer. Frame Restorer A Swanborough - Frith with a direct family kinship to King Alfred the Great.

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Last updated on Jun 19, 2016
Frequently asked questions

Custom and personalized orders

No problem - just email and we'll talk through your custom order together.

Sizing details

You will find all sizes in the drop down menu - including an upgrade to A4 size for the same price as an 8"x10"print - no extra cost

Gift wrapping and packaging

All our prints are sent out beautifully wrapped in pastel tissue to gift straight away. Flat packed triple wrapped including a waterproof outer wrapping. To arrive safe and sound.

Wholesale availability

contact me via email to discuss - thank you