These are 6 of the 18 limited edition delft tile designs I created exclusively for the Full Fathom Five exhibition (A Celebration of the Nautical World), at Hornseys' - the Gallery in Ripon, North Yorkshire and featuring the work of Jonny Hannah, Michael Kirkman, Ed Kluz, Emily Sutton and yours truly.
Available only from Hornseys' - the gallery, Ripon. http://www.hornseys.com/
Bobby Shafto's Gone to Sea (Silver Buckles on his Knee...)
A delicious Cromer Crab
England Expects that Every Man will do His Duty. Nelson's famous message to his men at the Battle of Trafalgar.
A Flying Fish, of the family Exocoetidae (after whom is named the Exocet missile)
Full Fathom Five Thy Father
Of his bones are coral made; Those are pearls that were his eyes; Nothing of him that does fade, But doth suffer a sea-change Into something rich and strange. Sea-nymphs hourly ring his knell: Ding-dong, Hark! Now I hear them – Ding-dong, bell.
(The Tempest, W. Shakespeare)
King Neptune, god of the Seas and of Earthquakes.