Wordsworth's "Daffodils", especially good as a card. by Philip Mitchell

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$53.50

Wordsworth's "Daffodils", especially good as a card. by 


Sizing Information

Canvas-print
Small 8.0" x 11.3"
Medium 12.0" x 17.0"
Large 16.0" x 22.6"
X large 20.0" x 28.3"

Features

  • Each print is individually stretched and constructed for your order
  • Epson pigment inks using Giclée inkjets to ensure a long life
  • UV protection provided by a clear lacquer
  • Cotton/poly blend Canson canvas for brighter whites and even stretching

In the spring of 1802 Wordsworth was inspired to write “Daffodils” after a walk along the shore of Ullswater in England’s Lake District with his sister Dorothy. He almost certainly used the account of this walk as recorded in Dorothy’s journal to help prompt his own later recollections.

In hindsight, he is said to have claimed that the two lines he considered the best,

They flash upon that inward eye
Which is the bliss of solitude;

were in fact composed by Dorothy.

“Daffodils” has three times been voted one of Britain’s top ten poems.

This image’s predecessor was my first attempt to match a poem to a photograph, but that was taken on my first, rather lower resolution digital camera. I had to wait a couple of springs before the right opportunity came along for my present camera.

I am based near Winchester in mid-Hampshire (UK) and have enjoyed photographing a wide variety of subjects for over 40 years, though the digital revolution has been a real boon.

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