Mevagissey. 1925. Etching. Giardina 100. 9 7/8 x 14 1/8 (sheet 12 x 17 1/8). Early trial proof with the rain added in pencil, prior to those listed by Giardina and before the edition of 90. Mevagissey is a port in Cornwall, England. An extremely rich impression printed on cream laid paper. Signed and annotated 'trial proof' and 'imp' (imprimit) in pencil, indicating a proof printed Eby. $350.
Mevagissey (Cornish: Lannvorek) is a village, fishing port and civil parish in Cornwall, England. The village is situated approximately five miles . south of St Austell.The village nestles in a small valley and faces east to Mevagissey Bay. The inner and outer harbours are busy with a mixture of pleasure vessels and working fishing boats, the remains of a once major industry. However, tourism has supplanted fishing as the dominant industry in recent years.
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