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Chapter Heading Woodcut featuring Neptune and Mermaids
Image title: Chapter Heading Woodcut featuring Neptune and Mermaids
Source: Ray, John: “A Compleat Collection of English Proverbs” (1737)
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Keywords: mythical creatures, mermaids, water, horses, transport, greyscale
Status: public domain in the USA, out of copyright in Canada, hence royalty-free stock image for all purposes and no usage credit required
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A decorative woodcut from above the Introduction; it is not related to the text. The engraving features Neptune, the God of the Ocean; he is naked, crowned, complete with trident, and rides a chariot with water-wheels, pulled by horses. He is accompanied by mermaids.

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