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The Sunderland Collection

Windhead Print

Windhead Print

Regular price £30.00 GBP
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Meet Circio, a lively wind from Francesco Berlinghieri's world map of 1482!  Sometimes called Circius (Latin) or Thraskius (Greek), Circio is one of the mistrals, blowing from the north-west.  Windheads are often found on old maps. They each have a specific name and characteristics, and were important for navigation as well as agriculture.

This gorgeous little image is a unique intaglio print: each one is hand-inked and hand-pressed from a bespoke polymer plate, using a traditional printing press. The generous margin means that Circio can be displayed on a little easel, in a frame, or simply propped up on a shelf.

Image 8cm x 8cm, overall size 12cm x 12cm.

Open edition. Each print comes with a certificate of authenticity.

For information about Berlinghieri's beautiful world map, click here!


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