Turning the Devil's Boulder

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by tabitha underhill


h: 28 w: 38 d: 1 (cms).

This etching is based on a folk custom that takes place every year on 5th November at Shebbear, Devon. In order to bring good luck for the following year, villagers turn over a stone which, some say, contains a devil. The organised anarchy of such folk customs interests and sometimes frightens me.

£150 (Unframed.)

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