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England
an anthology
compiled by Richard Ingrams
with wood engravings by John O'Connor

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Ingrams, Richard1989

Although they are now predominantly used for leisure and tourism, the canal remains a reminder of Britain’s industrial heritage. The combination of medium and subject in this cover create a link to the past. The woodcut medium used on this cover has its roots in medieval printmaking. The canal and barge are symbolic of a bygone industrial age and the leisure pursuits which have replaced it. In all, the combination of these images and techniques create a mood of nostalgia and reminiscing.

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JMR433

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Publication - England
an anthology
compiled by Richard Ingrams
with wood engravings by John O'Connor
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