Bill Ritchie Work in New York
Eloise Romais Collection
Snapshot of No. 2 Mariner Halfwood, actual photo of No. 3 unavailable.
Mariner Halfwood Press No. 3
Specifications: Made in 2007. Mariner Halfwood Press. Serial No. 120003. Mahogany, ipe, steel, plastic, brass.
Artist's comment: Ellie saw the Mariner on the Web and was "smitten" she said. She ordered a Mariner, No. 3, and according to our correspondence, she planned in 2008 to return to Florianopolis, Brazil and install her press in their home there. I lost contact with Ellie for awhile, then I got word from her in Florida. She is an inspiration for my story.
Eloise' monotype from the Baker University show, "Small is Beautiful," September, 2008.
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