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[picture: Front Cover]

Images from Bible Symbols: The Choicest Passages of God’s Word put in the Fascinating Garb of Pictures by Frank Beard [1842 – 1905] and others; text prepared by Martha Van Marter [born 1839]; Chicago, 1908.

The book is a sort of rebus, in which pictures stand for words, and perhaps help people to remember phrases from the Bible, although not necessarily to understand them or to learn love and tolerance.

Title: Bible Symbols

Author: Beard, Frank

Published by: The John A. Hertel Co.

City: Chicago, Toronto, Boston

Date: 1908

Total items: 36

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: Bible Symbols Cartouche]

Bible Symbols Cartouche

A detail from the front cover of the “Bible Symbols” book, with the words Bible Symbols in gold. If you want to replace the ettering, first clone out the existing [...]Gimp Free image editor. [more...] [$]

[picture: The Pelican and the Swan]

The Pelican and the Swan

The Pelican and the Swan taken from an illustration of the list of birds that Jews were forbidden to eat, some 2500 years ago; full illustration. Actually most modern translations of the text have various owls here, not pelicans and swans, but in the 16th and early 17th centuries in England, the art of ancient hebrew ornithology was not universally taught in [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: The Ospray and the Glede]

The Ospray and the Glede

The Ospray and the Glede taken from an illustration of the list of birds that Jews were forbidden to eat, some 2500 years ago; full illustration. [more...] [$]

[picture: Bare Feet of God, from p. 69]

Bare Feet of God, from p. 69

Feet, from the clip-art Bible. See page 69 for the context. [$]


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Images from Bible Symbols: The Choicest Passages of God’s Word put in the Fascinating Garb of Pictures by Frank Beard [1842 – 1905] and others; text prepared by Martha Van Marter [born 1839]; Chicago, 1908.

The book is a sort of rebus, in which pictures stand for words, and perhaps help people to remember phrases from the Bible, although not necessarily to understand them or to learn love and tolerance.


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