Our selection of Limited Edition Prints for your consideration. All copies have been printed on museum quality paper and include the original wooden frame with glass. The copies have toured in our exhibitions. Please note that the sizes vary and refer to the print size. Actual framing is approx. 20 cm bigger.
The numbering and names correspond to the selection on Indiegogo, where you can purchase them.
Egypt fascinated the West in the 19th and 20th centuries. Archeology was at times practiced in questionable ways. The British Museum and the Egyptian Museum of Berlin alone have twice the number of artifacts compared with that of the one in Cairo. Mummies were shipped abroad to fulfill the most peculiar needs: tons of mummified cats were ground to dust for use as fertilizer – simply because no other use could be thought of.
Queen Victoria’s (1837-1901) interest toward Scotland made the Scottish Highlands a fashionable tourist attraction. Apart from the mountainous landscape, the Scottish Highlands fascinated many visitors with its peace and quiet – despite being largely the result of 'cleansings' where natives were forced to relocate to cities, the coastside, and even abroad.
At the turn of the century the hunting of big game was a popular sport among the upper classes. Today the number of polar bears is estimated to be around 20,000 to 25,000, making them an endangered species. The melting of glaciers and the deterioration of other polar bear habitat is a dire threat to their existence. Nevertheless, even today in Canada it is possible to go to a ten-day hunting trip to give chase to polar bears.
In 19th century Helsinki prostitution was an integral part of the amusements enjoyed by its upper-class menfolk. These men oftentimes frequented the higher-end brothels. One out of one hundred people in Helsinki were classified as prostitutes.