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[picture: Front Cover, A Short History of the English People]

Pictures from “A Short History of the English People” by J. R. Green M.A., Macmillan, 1902. This book was first published in 1874, and was very successful. I have the illustrated edition, which was edited posthumously by his widow; this is a reissue of the 1892 edition as far as I can tell from the Impressions page. John Richard Green was an English historian (1837 – 1883). I also have England by the same author.

Title: A Short History of the English People

Author: Green, J. R.

Published by: Macmillan

City: London

Date: 1902

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: The Virgin and Child]

The Virgin and Child

From MS. Roy. 2 A. XXII. 13th Century. [more...] [$]

[picture: Arches of Cloister of S. Aubin's Abbey, Angers]

Arches of Cloister of S. Aubin’s Abbey, Angers

The Abbey of S. Aubin, founded in Merovingian times, seems to have been rebuilt by Geoffrey Greygown and Fulk the Black. “Only one huge tower remains, but fragments of it are still to be seen embedded in the buildings of the Preéfecture—above all a Romanesque arcade, fretted with tangled imagery and apocalyptic figures of the richest work of the [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: John Wyclif]

John Wyclif

“John Wyclif (portrait at Knole)” [more...] [$]

[picture: A Banquet]

A Banquet

A medieval feast! Two people are seated behind a table laden with food; at either side a person (a servant or slave perhaps) kneels and hands food to one of the seated figures. Between the two seated figures (perhaps a king and queen) another person holds a goblet, or perhaps a flask of wine; whether this person is a servant [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Silver Cup.]

Silver Cup.

From barrow of Gorm and Thyra, Jutland.
Worsaae, “Industrial Arts of Denmark.” [more...] [$]


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Pictures from “A Short History of the English People” by J. R. Green M.A., Macmillan, 1902. This book was first published in 1874, and was very successful. I have the illustrated edition, which was edited posthumously by his widow; this is a reissue of the 1892 edition as far as I can tell from the Impressions page. John Richard Green was an English historian (1837 – 1883). I also have England by the same author.


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