Tom Paine In Lewes

In 2009, the Printmakers’ very successful annual exhibition and book centred around the time Tom Paine spent in Lewes. Here are a few images, as they appear in the book. First, Caroline Chappel’s linocut and wood engraving of Catlin’s tobacconists, and the inscribed snuff mill wheel at Bull House, a collagraph by Carolyn Trant

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Below is Vivian Halas’s impressive dark woodcut of Lewes Castle.

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Next come ‘At His Desk’ by June Flanagan, and ‘Common Sense’ by Sasha Howard.

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Finally, the present-day Friends Meeting House, also by Sasha Howard, and the earlier one, now a cottage called Old Meeting, by Carolyn Trant.

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