13 October, 2007

Thomas Hardy Landscape of Dorset Map Postcard

After my ship postcards, it is time to show and discuss my map postcards. First is my "Thomas Hardy Landscape of Dorset" map postcard. Dorset is very special to me. Blandford Forum became my second home for a month when I visited a friend and I have visited most of the places on the postcard.

Thomas Hardy Landscape of Dorset Map Postcard
by David Hobbs

David Hobbs Illustration gives this information about the artist.

David Hobbs specialises in drawing illustrated maps principally for magazine and book publishers. His work is hand-drawn and he uses traditional line and water-colour wash and supplies original artwork. His depictions of walks, train journeys, cycle rides, towns and counties, etc. have been used extensively in magazines, books, leaflets and publicity material over the last 15 years.

Dorset is the setting of the novels of Thomas Hardy, who was born at Higher Bockhampton, a hamlet in the parish of Stinsford to the east of Dorchester in Dorset.

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David Hobbs Illustration

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