Art in England During the Elizabethan and Stuart Periods (page 2/3)

[picture: Front Cover, Art In England]

Front Cover, Art In England

My copy does not have an original binding. Actually the binding is broken and many of the pages are loose. I suspect that some previous bookseller may have removed [...] [more...]

[picture: Title Page, Art In England]

Title Page, Art In England

Art in England During the Elizabethan and Stuart Periods [more...]

[picture: Rumwood Court [screen background version]]

Rumwood Court [screen background version]

A version of Rumwood Court scaled and cropped to make it suitable for use as a screen background or ‘desktop wallpaper’. [more...]

[picture: Rumwood Court]

Rumwood Court

Rumwood Court, Langley, Kent, from a water-colour drawing by E. Arthur Rowe [1863-1922]. [more...]

[picture: Initial Capital Letter ``A'' With Scholars]

Initial Capital Letter “A” With Scholars

This historiated decorative initial “A” was used as a drop cap, or dropped capital, at the start of a chapter. It shows two people wearing hats and robes and I think soft turned-down [...] [more...]

[picture: Gable End, Shrewsbury.]

Gable End, Shrewsbury.

The gable-end post is at one end of the roof; this one has a figure, probably female, on the top, standing on a face, with a coiled rope carved beneath [...] [more...]

[picture: The Feathers Inn, Ludlow, Shropshire]

The Feathers Inn, Ludlow, Shropshire

Thus, in former times (as may be seen, for instance, in the older houses at Bury St. Edmunds or Lavenham, in Suffolk) brackets would be made to spring from Gothic caps, which again formed the crown of engaged boutel-shafts running down to the base, so that the thrust and weight of the upper storey [...] [more...]


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