Little Sparta: Wild Hawthorn Press, n.d. (1975)
14.8 x 14.8.cm, red on white ceramic tile with one of the Heroic Emblems on it. The text “THROUGH A DARK WOOD. MIDWAY.” refers to the defining sea battle of the War in the Pacific when the USA destroyed the Japanese fleet. The image of an aircraft carrier hidden in smoke to prevent air attacks is associated with Dante’s opening words from the Inferno “In the middle of our life’s journey, I found myself in a dark wood.”. One of only 100 made. Very scarce object multiple.