Baggins Original Hi Top Ends of the Earth
Baggins Originals are MADE TO ORDER, and take roughly 7-12 business days to be printed, this estimated time does not include shipping. Please note that because these shoes are made custom per order, there are NO returns or exchanges on any orders.
A beautiful and esoteric addition to our lineup, introducing our Baggins Original Hi Top Ends of the Earth. A lone man embarks on an arduous journey across the earth, his days illuminated by a majestic sun and nights adorned with celestial constellations. He explores the seam where sky meets ground, thrusting his head through the celestial vault into a heaven scape of fiery curtains.
The enigmatic illustration, likely from Camille Flammarion's "L’atmosphère: météorologie populaire" (1888), blends Renaissance style and medieval caption, perplexing scholars with its uncertain origins and cryptic symbolism. Dating debates range from the mid-sixteenth to the late eighteenth century, with conflicting interpretations of the stooping man—described as a missionary, skeptic, or Earth-bound astronomer. The image, evoking questions of bounded finitude in cosmogony and theological genesis, remains a captivating enigma.
Each shoe is made to order with love by a member of our trusty staff, using a patented process at our print shop. Baggins print shop staff makes every possible effort to ensure each pair of shoes we produce is of the highest quality. Because they are made custom to order, please allow for minor imperfections with inking and layout.