Confederate Rainbow at Bovina wood print by T Lowry Wilson. Bring your artwork to life with the texture and added depth of a wood print. Your image gets printed directly onto a sheet of 3/4" thick maple wood. There are D-clips on the back of the print for mounting it to your wall using mounting hooks and nails (included).
In rural Warren County, Mississippi the Big Black River winds it way through the hills of the local countryside. It passes under the old arch bridge... more
In rural Warren County, Mississippi the Big Black River winds it way through the hills of the local countryside. It passes under the old arch bridge near Bovina, Mississippi as it makes it way through the lowland at sunset.
This particular day a rainbow filled the sky and mimicked the arch of the bridge after a rain storm had just passed through. As has happened many times before (as evidenced by the high water marks on the arches of the bridge) the rain didn't cause the river to swell which has been known to flood.
A long time fixture of this Kansas City Southern railroad trestle is the confederate flag that is painted on the inside of one of the arches. The setting sun seems to highlight that particular area of the old trestle. I've often wondered what brave soul climbed up to that spot to paint the flag.
Just like in the days of Noah, the rainbow seems to be saying that everything is going to be ok as the fading light of the afternoon is focused on the flag.
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About T Lowry Wilson
I am a multi-award winning photographer from Mississippi, currently working on a new series of Mississippi Delta images that explores the paradoxical culture of the Delta. My work includes images from the southern United States as well as images from along Rt 66 in Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma.
I am an experienced portrait and wedding photographer and am known for my ability to create images that flirt with crossing the line between a painting and a photograph.
For more information or to ask questions, please contact me using the link on this page or at my main website listed below. If you desire to have artwork signed you may contact me via the website for information regarding how to get that done.
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