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This Art Print of Rosa May of BODIE, CALIFORNIA, the mining ghost town, is from my original pencil illustration.


I call this artwork, “Roses for Rosa May,” as it depicts my tribute to Rosa May, a “lady of the evening” who lived in Bodie, California, a gold mining ghost town, looking out her window with shadows of a rose vine filtering through. Legend has it that she nursed sick miners during an epidemic, and succumbed to the illness herself. She has been referred to as the “hooker with a heart of gold.”  In spite of having helped the sick gold miners, she was buried outside the main cemetery, because of her profession.


See my other listings for more Bodie Ghost Town drawings.


The colors of the print are sepia tone with rose, yellow, rust red, and golden highlights.


I made this print with a white border so that you can either place it in an 8x10 picture frame without mat, or an 8.5x11 or larger picture frame, using your mat. (Shown with frame, not included).


For 8x10 frames, just place the glass around the image and draw a pencil line, then cut that line. If you want to place in 8.5x11 frame, there would be plenty of room for a mat.


The print is on thick, 110 lb. felt quality poster paper, which looks a little like canvas, and is suitable for framing, with or without mat, in a standard picture or poster frame. (Frame and mat not included. Picture frames are widely available at most department stores.) The print will be shipped flat, as it is not bendable for a tube, with a protective sleeve.

Roses for ROSA MAY of BODIE California / GHOST TOWN Art Print gold rush Old West

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