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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

Title: Art-Journal

Editor: Hall, Samuel Carter

Published by: George Virtue

City: London

Date: 1850

Total items: 18

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: Ariel.]

Ariel.

This engraving depicts a sculpture of Ariel from Shakespeare’s The Tempest. It was shown in the eighty-second exhibition at the Royal Academy in 1851, where it was exhibit number 1335; the Art Journal says: [more...] [$]

[picture: The Death of Cordelia.]

The Death of Cordelia.

The men, the soldiers, look on anxiously and sad King Lear clutches the dying Cordelia to his breast. [more...] [$]

[picture: Cartouche with Sculpture, Art and Architecture]

Cartouche with Sculpture, Art and Architecture

This is the main engraving from the title page of the 1850 Art-Journal, without the writing. [more...] [$]

[picture: Bacchus with sun-face]

Bacchus with sun-face

This is a version of the picture of the top of the Bacchus bowl coloured in yellow and a warm orange to make a sun face. It’s really a wine god, but would surely pass for a sun face. [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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