Old English Country Cottages (page 2/4)

[picture: Book Plate: Sproatt and Rolph]

Book Plate: Sproatt and Rolph

Sproatt and Rolph was a firm of architects based in Toronto; the bookplate (Ex Libris) is dated 1915. It shows a woman kneeling with a blueprint or plan of a building which is being [...] [more...]

[picture: Title Page for ``Old English Country Cottages'']

Title Page for “Old English Country Cottages”

Old English Country Cottages

Edited by Charles Holme

Offices of ‘The Studio,’ London, paris and new York, MCMVI

[picture: Frontispiece: Cranbrook, Kent]

Frontispiece: Cranbrook, Kent

From a water-colour drawing by Herbert Alexander, A.R.W.S.

[picture: Frontispiece: Cranbrook, Kent]

Frontispiece: Cranbrook, Kent

From a water-colour drawing by Herbert Alexander, A.R.W.S.

Cropped version suitable for screen background, lightened

[picture: Frontispiece: Cranbrook, Kent]

Frontispiece: Cranbrook, Kent

From a water-colour drawing by Herbert Alexander, A.R.W.S.

Cropped version suitable for screen background

[picture: Hollingbourne, Kent]

Hollingbourne, Kent

A half-timbered cottage in Kent. The steep tiled roof was probably once thatched. [more...]

[picture: Letter T]

Letter T

A decorative initial T from page 3, used as a drop cap, or capital.

[picture: Letter K]

Letter K

A decorative initial capital K from page 11. Judging by the carefully-trimmed shrubbery I’d say the initial was made for the book.

[picture: Tonbridge, Kent]

Tonbridge, Kent

Sketch of an Elizabethan cottage in Kent.

“Kent, Sussex and Surrey are three of the most delightful counties in England”

[picture: Biddenden, Kent]

Biddenden, Kent

Signed Sydney R Jones 1906.

Biddenden village Web site

[picture: Cranbrook, Kent]

Cranbrook, Kent

Signed SRJ (Sydney R Jones) 1906. [more...]


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