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'A Rite of Spring'

'A Rite of Spring'


Our native bluebells are a common indicator species for ancient woodland and underneath the newly forming leaf canopy, filling the air with a faint and heady, honey smell, they are the 'May Magnificat' of the poet Gerald Manley Hopkins. The walk through woodlands in search of their arrival is very much a rite of spring, the bluebell is a symbol of constancy and in folklore they are the 'fairy bells' that ring out to call the fairies together.
Available as a 22.25" x 16.25" size fine art archival print in a limited edition of 25

'Across the Vale' - overlooking the Edale Valley from Kinder Scout 'From Shining Tor to Shutlingsloe' 'A Rite of Spring' 'Myths and Trees' - Castleton, Derbyshire 'That Which Lies Unseen' - Parbold, near Wigan, Lancashire