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The high places – card

The high places – card

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Flat earth

Maps are a symbolic representation of a space, commonly countries, regions or towns. They seek to show a three-dimensional area on a flat surface, allowing humans to explain and navigate the world.

The land on paper

Evidence of humans abstracting the world onto a surface can be found as far back as early cave paintings and rock carvings. As civilisation became more and more advanced, so too did our cartographic abilities. Where once the oldest maps were of stars, now we are mapped from the stars – or at least from satellites in space.

About this piece

Scotland is known for its high places. From rolling hills to jagged mountains, few parts of the country are far from some magnificent vistas and every year thousands flock to take them in.

The artwork

Not many of us know the origins of our place names. This map, created along with the This contemporary graphic map uses rich brown tones to detail contoured areas that demonstrate just how much of Scotland is high land. The three main high areas are clearly separated by the giant slice of the Great Glen and, further south, the central belt.


Product details

  • 7x5 inches (178x127mm)
  • Printed in Scotland on 350gsm silk paper that is Forest Sustainable Certified
  • Envelope included
  • The inside is blank

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Items are printed to order, so expect your order to take around 7-14 days to arrive. Items sent within the UK are sent Second Class or Second Class Signed For on larger value orders. Royal Mail aim to deliver all second class items in three working days. Non-UK orders are sent by Royal Mail and their international partner carriers and will take approximately 14-21 days to arrive. 

Shipping cost

Orders are sent Second Class or Second Class Signed for, depending on the order value. The shipping prices per order are the best I can estimate to cover the posting cost and packing materials.

Why I don't offer free shipping

As a small business, I source the products in my shop as locally and ethically as I can and I keep those products as affordably priced as possible when I sell them. Because of this – and because I pay my fair share of taxes – I cannot offer free shipping.

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  • A1 and A2 prints are posted rolled up in a mailing tube and are only ever combined in posting with A3 posters. Other items will be posted separately. If there is more than one print, they will be rolled together.
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