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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: 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: Decorative initial letter O, Floriated]

Decorative initial letter O, Floriated

A foliated (floriated) initial letter “O” as follows: A strong solid ltter O with a nub on the inside and ouside on each side and with an outline, and [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: The Triumph of Love]

The Triumph of Love

The Triumph of Love [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...] [$]

[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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