At low tide on a stormy day in London, people rummage in the muddy shores of the River Thames. They are searching for scraps and broken bits of history. Dominating the scene is the formidable Tower Bridge.
The term ‘mudlark’ originated in 18th century London and the practice of searching the banks of rivers for items continues in the modern era, with newer technology such as metal detectors sometimes being employed to search for metal valuables that may have washed ashore.
This print is drawn on a copper plate. It is printed on Somerset Velvet, an off-white heavyweight 300 gsm handmade paper.The print is signed and numbered by the artist.
Etching & aquatint in edition of 75
Image size 20 x 30 cm
Paper size 32 x 42 cm