Industrial Landscapes > Sylvan Hopper
Sylvan Hopper
1997, Pastel 400 framed
45 x 49 cm

An abandoned coal hopper is gradually returning to nature. Silver Birch trees struggle to colonize the infertile industrial ground. On of a series of imaginary Romantic post-industrial landscapes based on the demolished structures of the County Durham east coast mines of the late 20th century.0
©2004 Tom McElderry