gary smith
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will-you-buy-some-lucky-heather

  • oil on canvas board
  • 57 x 68
  • framed
  • Sold
  • “Will You Buy Some Lucky Heather”
    Gypsy women used to come round our street at certain times of the year, probably during one of their stops as they passed through the city. They would come trying to sell pegs, lace or heather. I recall one occasion when a gypsy woman came to the door and asked my mam if she would buy some “lucky heather”. My mother said no but the gypsy persisted though with no luck. As she walked away she shouted “A curse on ye”. My mam replied “So you’ve met my husband” and promptly shut the door …
    Limited signed edition of 50 prints.
    Prints available

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