Pictures and short extracts from Venice by Beryl de Sélincourt and May Sturge Henderson, 1907, illustrated by Reginald Barratt, A.R.W.S. (1861 – 1917).
The book has pictures that are reproductions of Reginald Barratt’s watercolour paintings, using a four-colour dot screen process.
Front Cover, Venice
The book has (or had when I started) its original binding, blue with gold lettering stamped in place.
Title Page, Venice
Venice, title page, with the publisher’s mark.
The book was also published in the US in the same year, by Dodd, Mead & Co.
A grand arch in a crumbling wall on the opposite side of a canal in Venice marks an entrance to the palace of Sanudo. [more...]
Cloisters in Santa Scholastica, Subiaco
One of the three cloisters in this Benedictine monastery; it was built by Abbot Lando in 1235, and is decorated on the vault with mosaic work by the Cosmati. See page 36 and interleaf, page 82. [more...]
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