Sand Island Lighthouse - Mobile Alabama Canvas Print
Sand Island Lighthouse - Mobile Alabama Canvas Print
Sand Island Lighthouse - Mobile Alabama Canvas Print

Sand Island Lighthouse - Mobile Alabama Canvas Print

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Sand Island Lighthouse - Mobile Alabama Canvas Print by Mark Tisdale.

This Mobile, Alabama canvas print features Sand Island Lighthouse in the afternoon light of the setting sun. This old derelict lighthouse may seem ironically named as there's not any sand to speak of today. Yet I've read at the turn of the century there was enough of an island here that not only was there a keeper's cottage there was room for the lighthouse keeper to graze cows! In more recent years Sand Island Lighthouse was briefly surrounded by sand once more, and although much of it washed away it was hoped that enough sand remains to shore up the base of the 1859 light.

There's been a lighthouse at this location at the mouth of Mobile Bay near Dauphin Island since the 1830's. It's hard to say how much longer the landmark will remain but it was a pleasure to capture it as it looks now against a backdrop of pink and gold skies reflecting in the gulf waters.

What attracts you to this Sand Island Lighthouse canvas art print? Are you fond of lighthouses in general or do you have roots in Mobile, Alabama?

Canvas Prints - Product Information

Stretched canvas prints are a great choice for decorating your home or office. Canvas art is a classic choice that is at home in traditional and modern decor alike.

After the purchase of your canvas print, it is made to your order. The artwork is printed on an acid-free poly/cotton blend canvas. The use of archival inks and substrate means that your canvas art print should last a lifetime without fading or loss of color.

When ordering your print, you have a choice between glossy and matte finishes. While I ordinarily love matte finishes on prints, I do like the sheen that comes on glossy canvas prints. Ultimately I would suggest letting the amount of light in your space guide your choice. In a brightly lit environment, I would lean towards a matte finish to reduce the chance of glare.

Canvas Print Detail Sample

There are three wrap styles to choose from for canvas prints. The mirrored wrap choice mirrors and extends the image to the sides of the canvas wrap (without losing any of the original artwork on the front). The majority of the time I would suggest this is the best choice. The other two options are a solid black wrap or white wrap. You can see a preview of each option when selecting wrap color.

After printing, the canvas is stretched over and secured to a wooden frame of 1.5" by 1.5" stretcher bars. The entire production process takes from 10 to 15 business days. Your artwork will arrive in sturdy packaging. The hanging wire will be attached and all hardware necessary to hang your canvas print will be included. Canvas prints are a great ready-to-hang option.

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