The Owl and the Pussycat poem in handwritten calligraphy


A favourite poem and a classic with universal appeal, The Owl and the Pussycat is a popular wedding reading as well as a wonderful gift for anyone who was ever a child... we all dreamed of sailing away in that beautiful pea-green boat at one time or another! Now you can own a handwritten original piece of calligraphy, illustrated in soft watercolours in the style of Edward Lear, as a reminder of the romance and adventure captured in the poem.

Beautifully written in a classic italicy calligraphy script, this poem will make a statement on display in any home. The lettering is a delight to read; the gilded initial letter in a hand painted scroll panel will catch the sunlight even when framed. (Gilding is in real 22 carat gold leaf.)

The finished piece is presented on A2 paper of archival quality. The finish is an antique white, heavy machine-made paper with a smooth surface. Calligraphy is written in Japanese Sumi ink which will not fade.

The price reflects the quality of this item, which has been entirely handwritten and illustrated by an experienced calligrapher and is not a printed copy. Your poem will be sent gift-wrapped and rolled, ready for you to frame. (Frame and mount not included.)

Ships worldwide from the UK.


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We accept no responsibility for items lost or damaged in the post.

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