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A limited edition artist's book and prints inspired by WW1 soldiers' encounters with nature, with gorgeous flower photographs.
A limited edition artist's book and prints inspired by WW1 soldiers' encounters with nature, with gorgeous flower photographs.
146 backers pledged £6,350 to help bring this project to life.

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    Pledge £5 or more About US$ 6

    Set of 5 postcards

    Five high-quality postcards with images and quotes from the book, including Poppy, Violet, Lilac blossoms, Toadflax and Bindweed.

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    A first-edition copy of Turned Red Earth

    It's a book, plain and simple: 32 pages including 10 full-colour images, hand-finished with red stitching to the spine, first edition limited to 500 hand-numbered copies.

    If you want more than one copy, simply pledge in multiples of £15 - i.e. £30 if you want two, £60 if you want four and so on. We'll do the maths and send you the appropriate number of books.

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    Book + postcards + vial of poppyseeds

    In addition to your first edition copy of the book, get the set of five postcards and a small glass vial containing 2 poppy seed heads from the Essex field where our poppy was picked. Plant them right away for your own poppy display next summer.

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    Ready-to-frame print of your choice

    Choose any one of our available images (Poppy, Violet, Cornflower, Lilac Sprig, Toadflax or Bindweed) as a mounted 8x10" print on archival-quality bamboo paper. Ready to pop into your own frame.

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    Pledge £50 or more About US$ 65

    Book + a 10x12 print + postcards

    In addition to your first edition book, get an exquisite 10x12 flower print on archival quality bamboo paper, and a set of postcards.

    Prints available at this size:
    - Poppy
    - Lilac sprig
    - Violet
    - Bindweed

    We'll ask which print you want once we hit our target. If you want more than one, please increase your pledge amount by £30 for each print you want. For example, if you want the book, the postcards, a poppy print and then also a violet print, pledge amount will be £80.

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    Pledge £120 or more About US$ 155

    Signed, boxed set of book + 4 prints

    This one's the crown jewel: a signed copy of the first edition of Turned Red Earth in a beautifully boxed set with four prints, chosen to hang as a group, signed and numbered as a limited edition of 50. Prints are Poppy, Violet, Toadflax and Cornflower, all on archival-quality bamboo paper. And a set of postcards, for luck.

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    Pledge £1,000 or more About US$ 1,290

    Commission a one-of-a-kind artwork

    Own a unique Turned Red Earth piece, created in collaboration with you. For this reward, Lucy and Eleanor will create a new, one-off artwork as an extension of the Turned Red Earth sequence, using a flower from your garden or a wildflower that holds particular meaning for you. Includes a full artistic consultation, a half-day photoshoot, a new poem from WW1 sources, and a one-off, framed artwork. (Also includes our travel to anywhere in Essex or Suffolk. (Other locations may be possible subject to additional travel expenses - get in touch and let's discuss.)

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