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Precious Turtle Dove

Precious Turtle Dove

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Artist: Louise Pallister

Medium: Linocut

Dimensions: Paper Size 38 x 29cm / Image Size 30 x 20cm

Edition: A/P

Work will be dispatched on completion of the Endless Forms, Most Beautiful exhibition closes on the 13 July.

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  • About this print

    I chose to make a print of the turtle dove for this show, a species symbolic of love and loyalty from medieval times, now threatened by loss of habitat and hunting. 'Precious Turtle Dove' uses two lino plates to create positive and negative images of this bird: gold for its treasured status as a much-loved icon; blind emboss for the possibility that it may disappear if we do not show some love by taking positive action.

  • Endless Forms, Most Beautiful

    A new bestiary and herbarium for at risk species by artists from Northern Print.

    “Endless Forms Most Beautiful” is made possible with The National Lottery Heritage Fund. Thanks to National Lottery players, we have been able to support visits, new printmaking and school’s programme for this project.

    Northern Print artists bring together traditional printmaking and the natural world with a series of new prints highlighting the diversity of species that are categorised as ‘at risk’.

    The ‘endless forms’ include marine life; plants; birds; insects and mammals with many familiar and much-loved species as well as less known and intriguing creatures that have captured the imagination and hearts of Northern Print’s artists.

    This exhibition of 45 new prints has been made following a series of visits to our region’s natural history collections and habitats and represents the tiniest tip of the iceberg of our natural world under threat.

    The artwork includes a range of approaches and printmaking processes – including heritage craft skills also deemed at risk including letterpress and mould-made papers

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