Art-Journal (page 1/3)


Title: Art-Journal

Editor: Hall, Samuel Carter

Published by: George Virtue

City: London

Date: 1850

Total items: 13

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Dedication page With Cartouche]

Dedication page With Cartouche

The dedication page comes after the title page and imprint page. Here it uses a giant circular frame or cartouche of gems or diadems to enclose the text. [more...] [$]

[picture: Oval or Elliptical Victorian Frame]

Oval or Elliptical Victorian Frame

This giant elliptical (oval) frame or cartouche is taken from the dedication page of the magazine. The giant circular frame or cartouche of gems or diadems enclosed the text. [more...] [$]

[picture: Horses eating a scanty meal]

Horses eating a scanty meal

THE VERNON GALLERY [more...] [$]

[picture: Ornate Rectangular Frame]

Ornate Rectangular Frame

This ornate rectangular frame or cartouche surrounded the volume number of the magazine on the title page. I liked the flourishes on the top and inside, with a hint of acanthus leaves. [more...] [$]

[picture: Passages From The Poets -- A Garden.]

Passages From The Poets – A Garden.

The picture shows a gentleman and two ladies in probably eighteenth century dress, in the grounds of some large house or castle; they have met along a broad path leading to stone steps, and in the background are stone balustrades and a fountain. But the predominant feature of the picture, without question, is the cover of huge mature trees, the light [...] [more...] [$]

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Pictures and short extracts from The Art-Journal edited by Samuel Carter Hall; I have volume XII, for 1850.

All decorations, and all images I have scanned, are out of copyright.

I bought this book at Berry & Peterson Booksellers in Kingston, Ontario.

Online (but with poor quality illustration scans) at Google books

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