Unique letterpress poster composed with vintage wooden type.
Printed by hand on my 1847 Clymer & Dixon Columbian Press.
Printed on 100% cotton 375gsm paper made in Wells, Somerset, England.
Paper size 76 x 56 cm.
The Rotas Square is a Roman palindrome possessing the same meaning whether read forwards, backwards or vertically.
A possible literal translation is:
Arepo the sower holds the wheels (plough) at work (or perhaps 'with care').
ROTAS - wheel
OPERA - work
TENET - holds
AREPO - noun
SATOR - sower, planter