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Hrossey Mounted Giclee Print

Hrossey Mounted Giclee Print


‘Hrossey’ (in Old Norse) was a name given by the Vikings to the Orkney Island we know today as “The Mainland” and it simply means ‘Horse Island’.

This artwork pays tribute to the islands and the coming of winter depicted in the raw waves and swells that crash into the cliffs frequently during this time of year. As the summer retreats the shelter of ‘Hamnavoe’ and other sheltered bays become even more important to many ships and sailors alike; all seeking safety away from the wrath of the angry ocean. Mystical Sea creatures from Orkney folklore feature heavily in this work. Within the text you will find ‘Selkies’, ‘Finfolk’, ‘Sea Trows’ and the Stoor Worm’.


    Small Giclee Print

    High quality digital art print sized 200mm x 200mm presented in 300mm x 300mm (12” x 12”) acid free white mounts and cello wrapped (these fit standard 12” frames).


    Our prints are created using the giclée process on high quality art paper using lightfast inks. This process achieves beautiful prints with perfect colour reproduction. All products are made locally in Scotland.

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