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Fire Greeting Card featuring the painting The Pantechnicon Fire. 1874. by Mike Jeffries

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The Pantechnicon Fire. 1874. Greeting Card




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Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 100 lb. paper stock. Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish. The inside of each card has a matte white finish and can be customized with your own message up to 500 characters in length. Each card comes with a white envelope for mailing or gift giving.

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Many thanks Donna, you are most kind and I appreciate your vote.

Mike - this is an incredible painting, all the way down to each and every tiny detail. The composition is exceptional, as are the bold colors. Very awe-inspiring image as well as your masterful skill. Certainly a f/v for me.

Thank you Lisa for your kind comment.

Very beautiful painting! Love the colours and the way you captured the water and reflections on the road. v

Sorry Barbara, I've found it!

Thanks Barbara, excuse my ignorance but what is MOUSE?

Brilliant Mike, this is epic!! Fantastic work! you need to submit it to MOUSE!

Mike, this is a great painting. The details are remarkable and the story was neat to read.

Thank you Henryk for your comment.

Genialny obraz Mike!Doskonała gra ciepłych i zimnych tonów.! Ogień- test dla malarza!V/F

Fantastic work Mike, it really is! I can see why you consider this piece one of your best! I might also add a super job capturing it on camera to upload here, it is very clear!

Mike Jeffries replied:

Thank you Sydne, I am no photographer so I had this shot by a professional as a transparency and later scanned onto a CD.

Many thanks Ann for your comment and vote.

Very fine work, as always, Mike! V/F

Many thanks Tina for the feature in your group Artists Best Five Artworks.

Many thanks Lenore for the feature in your group Old masters.

Zeana I think you most kind and thank you for making this one of your favourites.

Thank you so much for your comment Clotilde.

Fantastic work in many ways!!

What a glowing comment, thank you very much Lois.

Breathtaking, amazing, awe-inspiring work of art!!!!!!! I loved reading the story behind it ... both that of the fire and of the image's creation!!!!! WOW!!!!!!!

Many thanks Kristin, what an honour!

Fantastic work, Mike. Love the composition - this is so very detailed! Vote. Congrats on your First Place contest win. Please feel free to join the Contest Winners First Place on FineArtAmerica Group, if you haven't already, and upload this image to the group. Here's the link:

Many thanks Peri for one of the best comments ever!

EXCEPTIONAL! The amount of detain in this work is phenomenal! I feel as though, if I leaned in and stared at it long enough, I'd smell the smoke and wet ash, and hear the squelching of the boots. I am very impressed! Then ... after this, reading your description ... Awed, is the more appropriate word!

Many thanks Rick for featuring my artwork in your group, my younger brother used to be a fireman at Camels Head station in Plymouth back in the seventies whereas I too was a fireman but of a different kind in the late fifties.

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Artist's Description

THIS PAINTING IS SOLD BUT YOU TOO CAN COMMISSION MIKE TO PAINT YOUR VERY OWN ORIGINAL OF YOUR FAVOURITE HISTORICAL SUBJECT, A SOUND INVESTMENT FROM WHOM MANY REGARD AS BRITAIN'S LEADING TRANSPORT ARTIST. JUST E-MAIL This is an image of a large painting, 6ft x 4ft,I did some years ago for the Pantechnicon restaurant in Motcombe Street, Belgravia in the record time of a fortnight. I worked 16 to 18 hours a day in my tiny one bedroom flat that I lived in at the time to meet the deadline for the opening night and had to hire a van to deliver it from Brixham in Devon to London as it was too big for my car! The sheer size of the painting, tight deadline and amount of research involved made this one of the most demanding works I've ever done and I wasn't exactly a young man in 2008! The painting depicts the scene when the fire began to take hold, the Pantechnicon was a huge furniture and valuables warehouse with a Greco-Roman facade which survived and still exis...

About Mike Jeffries

Mike Jeffries

COMMISSION A PAINTING FROM MIKE. Virtually nobody considered the humble lorry worthy of the subject of a painting until Mike made it so. Years of being at the sharp end of long distance HGV driving has given him an insight and knowledge into the industry that enables Mike to depict lorries as they really were in the past and not the idealized view of the less knowledgeable making him the man to paint an original of your favourite commercial vehicle. He is without a doubt THE lorry artist. Mike’s first-hand knowledge of buses as a PSV driver for over forty years gives this area of his work a stamp of authenticity and knowledge of the industry so consequently his depictions of buses and coaches have set a standard that others follow....

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