Farlows Match The Hatch Print

SKU# F17A0377

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Farlows Match The Hatch Print is a quirky and nostalgic limited-edition letterpress artwork.

They are hand-printed using a vintage proofing press and composed entirely of salvaged wood and metal printers type combined with antique advertising prints blocks - most well over 100 years old.

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Celebrating the lovely fly fishing addage. The word 'The' is framed by an old Hardy's dryfly circa pre-1888 showing a 'Jam - Knot' and an old dobsonfly (with an embedded hook - more akin to 'Creeper Fishing' of old (similar age and likely to be of Hardy's or Farlows fame). Gold and Black ink are printed in large 2-colour woodtype (Victorian/Edwardian).

 

  • It is printed on 270gsm Recycled Card with rubber Ink, signed and numbered edition of 50
  • Size: 300mm x 400mm

Russell Frost is the letterpress printer. A 'Boy of the Buller River', he grew up in the remote Nelson Lakes National Park (NZ) where his love for wild brown-trout blossomed. A student at Lake Rotoiti School, his school teacher's husband was the pioneering fishing guide; Tony Entwistle. After graduating from Lincoln University in 1996, Russell went onto become a member of the NZ Professional Fishing Guides himself, working for Lake Rotoroa Lodge and later for the Owen River Lodge.

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