Old English Country Cottages (page 4/4)

[picture: Letter T from page 47]

Letter T from page 47

A decorative initial used as a drop cap (drop capital) at the start of a chapter. The letter features an open casement window with two birds sitting on the top and another flying [...] [more...]

[picture: Nether Alderly, Cheshire]

Nether Alderly, Cheshire

“To the great majority of the public, the study of architecture is generally of little interest, but these cottages of black-and-white, more especially those of Cheshire, have always found a place in [...] [more...]

[picture: Letter N from page 63]

Letter N from page 63

A decorative initial used as a drop cap (drop capital) at the start of a chapter. The letter features a candlestick with smoke.

[picture: Long Wittenham, Oxfordshire.]

Long Wittenham, Oxfordshire.

From a water-colour by Wilfrid Ball, R.E. [more...]

[picture: Long Wittenham, Oxfordshire (Wide-screen background version)]

Long Wittenham, Oxfordshire (Wide-screen background version)

A version of Wilfrid Ball’s painting of a thatched house in the English village of Long Wittenham made to fit a wide-screen or high-definition screen, for use as a wallpaper or desktop background image. [more...]

[picture: Decorative element: overgrown well bucket]

Decorative element: overgrown well bucket

A woodcut of a well bucket with rope and overgrown winch, used at the end of a chapter. You could also see a letter “A” in it, so I have also marked it as a decorative initial A. [more...]

[picture: Well Bucket Ornament, Coloured]

Well Bucket Ornament, Coloured

A coloured version of the well-bucket typographic ornament that I made as an example. [more...]

[picture: Suckley, Worcestershire.]

Suckley, Worcestershire.

From a water-colour drawing by E. A. Chadwick. [more...]

[picture: Pershore, Worcestershire]

Pershore, Worcestershire

From a [painting] by Wilmot Pilsbury. A bucolic pastoral scene of half-timbered english country cottages, complete with a hay-rick and a cattle barn, and a string of washing. [more...]

[picture: Lustleigh, Devonshire.]

Lustleigh, Devonshire.

From an oil-painting by Grosvenor. [more...]


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