11 April 2011

N73


"N73" is a Bee-Keeper's registration number. It appears neatly-chiselled, in that curveless, lazy, runic font, on the face of every one of my Dad's self-made beehives. Awhile back, many of Dad's bees died of an infectious bee disease, and so all the nicely finger-jointed boxes had to be burned.  As a nod to the pater, I put "N73"on any kind of box I make. This one: c.1999. 



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