The Headlights Over the Hill. 1927. Mezzotint. Hardie 127. 5 7/8 x 7 7/8 (sheet sheet 9 x 11 3/14). Slight mat line; otherwise excellent condition. A rich, atmospheric impression printed on tan wove paper with wide margins. Signed in pencil. This is considered one of Short's finest original mezzotints. The automobile is travelling the road from Seaford to New Haven in Sussex. Seaford Head is in the distance and the sea is on the right.
Hardie writes, page 41: "The flash of a car's headlights as it breasts the hill on the road leading from Seaford to Newhaven; in the distance, Seaford Head, and the sea on the right."
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