Another of the maps featured in the book Caught by the River A COLLECTION OF WORDS ON WATER, this time featuring the map that accompanied the chapter written by Irvine Welsh about his childhood in his home city of Edinburgh. One of his reminiscences is about being being held by the ankles and hung upside down from the of a scarily high mill by his father, pockets emptying small change and boyhood treasure to the ground far below while he surveyed the Forth and Fife from his perilous upside-down vantage point. That moment in the chapter provided the subject for the linocut and the lateral line on the flounder the inspiration for the map itself.
The Black River. Map to accompany the chapter written by Irvine Welsh. Linocut printed in monochrome on 300gsm Fabriano Artistico Brilliant White HP.