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Black Cat Delta Blues Poster

Black Cat Delta Blues Poster

Black Cat Delta Blues Poster

Black Cat Delta Blues Poster

Black Cat Delta Blues Poster

Black cats can be considered as a good luck symbol or a bad luck symbol, depending on which culture you believe in.

In Great Britain, the black cat is considered lucky and little black cat tokens are given to brides.

Should a black cat show up unexpectedly at a home in Scotland, its significance is one of prosperity.

It is also believed that a woman who owns a black cat will have many lovers.

Sadly, westerners believe that the black cat is a symbol of evil, especially those suspected of being the familiars of witches.

It is considered an omen of misfortune and death should a black cat crosses paths with a person. In Germany, some believe that black cats crossing a person's path from right to left, is a bad omen. But from left to right, the cat is granting favorable times.

18th century pirates believed a black cat would bring good and bad luck. Should a black cat walk towards a person, they will have bad luck. But if that same black cat walks away, that person will have good luck. If a black cat saunters onto a ship about ready to embark, and then turns around and walks off it, the ship is doomed to sink on its next trip.

Today we love black cats and encourage all cat owners to seek out their own lucky black cat!

This poster is 17 inches wide by 22 inches high, generous black ink lushly printed on parchment stock.

Black Cat Walking

PLEASE NOTE: This poster image was hand-drawn by Madame Talbot using General's Cedar Pointe #333-2HB pencils on Crescent 201.6 Hot Press Medium Weight illustration board at original poster size. An antique Koh-i-Noor rapidograph pen and Dr. P. H. Martin's Bombay Black India ink were used for final inking.

After completion, the image was hand-delivered to Ryan Gwinner Press in Portland, Oregon and printed on an offset printing press.

Absolutely no computers were used in the creation of this poster - from start to finish.

The copyright notice is on the website image only and not on the printed poster.

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