Halifax Artwork

Julia Gash

JG073810

Halifax is a northern, industrial city that nestles at the foot of the wild and wonderful moors, by the River Calder. It has been evolved over centuries, forging its identity from true Yorkshire grit that made the woollen mills run and the mines prosper.  It is also a centre for female literary heritage. 

The architectural piece de resistance of Halifax is the Piece Hall, where wool merchants once traded their wares and now is home to artisan entrepreneurs and a major tourist attraction. The mammoth industrial building that is Dean Clough is no longer home to buzzing looms, weaving the cloth that brought prosperity to the city in the 18th and 19th Centuries. 

The three Bronte sisters hail from the hills above Halifax and this area is also where Sylvia Plath and her errant, literary husband lived, worked and died.  Anne Lister of Shibden Hall (and the subject of a recent BBC drama) made her mark in Halifax and it is also where Percy Shaw, the eccentric inventor of cats eyes, that brought safety to the roads of Britain and beyond, is from.  Creative and innovation is part of Halifax's fabric and resonates to nearby towns and villages, including the delightful Hebden Bridge, where Ed Sheeran was born and bred.

In my illustration of Halifax I try to capture a snapshot of its local heroes/heroines, its industrial heritage and bleak but beautiful and breathtaking, Yorkshire landscape. 

This artwork is available in three sizes as an art print as well as a wallpaper.

Why not personalise your art print, frame it up and add a mount...

Product Specification Mini Art Print
  • Size: 13 x 18cm / 5 x7" 
  • Composition: 230gsm smooth, matt, white paper
  • Print: giclee / archival quality
  • Frame: 2cm wide x 3.3cm deep / 0.8 x 1.2’
  • Frame composition: Recycled (70%) Polymer Moulding, Clear Acrylic Glazing, Hardboard Backing
  • Made in England
  • Also available in packs of 6 and 30
Product Specification Art Print
  • Size: 28 x 35.5 cm / 11x14”
  • Composition: 230gsm smooth, matt, white paper
  • Print: giclee / archival quality
  • Frame: 2cm wide x 3.3cm deep / 0.8 x 1.2’
  • Frame composition: Recycled (70%) Polymer Moulding, Clear Acrylic Glazing, Hardboard Backing
  • Made in England
Product Specification Large Art Print
  • Size: 50 x 70 cm / 20 x 27.5”
  • Composition: 230gsm smooth, matt, white paper
  • Print: giclee / archival quality
  • Frame: 3cm wide x 3.3cm deep / 1.2 x 1.3’
  • Frame composition: Natural wood, Clear Acrylic Glazing, Hardboard Backing
  • Made in England
Product Specification Wallpaper
  • Size: 90 x 135 cm / 35 x 52” approx..
  • Composition: 300 gsm matt, off-white paper, supplied in 2/3 sections
  • Supplied with wallpaper paste sachet
  • Made in Sweden
Delivery Information

As Julia's art prints are made to order, we will print, pack and dispatch your products within 4 working days of receiving the order. 

·         Print and delivery to UK address: 5-7 working days

·         Print & delivery to EU address: 10+ working days

·         Print & delivery to Rest of the World: 12+ working days

·         Additional, small shipping charge, shown at check out

Enter your personal message in CAPITAL LETTERS here and we will print underneath the artwork

Customizations Total: £0.00