The Table Book of Art (page 1/2)

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[picture: Front Cover in blue and gold.]

Images from the The Table Book of Art: A History of Art in All Countries and Ages by P. T. Sandhurst, Ph.D., “superbly illustrated by the finest engravings on steel and wood.” The book was published in New York in 1880; this copy says it was imported by George Virtue into Canada.

Title: The Table Book of Art

Author: Sandhurst, P.T.

Published by: George Virtu

City: Toronto

Date: 1880

Total items: 11

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: Girl cuddling dog]

Girl cuddling dog

This Victorian girl is sitting on a stool and cuddling her pet dog, perhaps a spaniel, who sits on her apron, on her lap, as she smiles: a picture of affection and [...]The Dancing Dolls, an engraving after a painting by John Burnett [more...] [$]

[picture: The Old Farm Gate.]

The Old Farm Gate.

This steel engraving is signed by William Collins (artist) and Dick (engraver). It’s possible this is Archibald Dick, but he died some fifteen years before this book [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Begging Monk at the Door of a Mosque]

Begging Monk at the Door of a Mosque

(From the original painting by J. L. Gérôme.) [more...] [$]

[picture: Declaration of Independence]

Declaration of Independence

This, it turns out, is a very famous painting in America. There is also a cropped version for use as a laptop of desktop computer background. [more...] [$]

[picture: Rosenthal's Elaine.]

Rosenthal’s Elaine.

The body of the lady Elaine is in the ferry crossing the river styx; I can’t tell whether she has coins on her eyes or whether the ferryman as taken them. There’s a garland of flowers alongside the ferry. [more...] [$]


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Images from the The Table Book of Art: A History of Art in All Countries and Ages by P. T. Sandhurst, Ph.D., “superbly illustrated by the finest engravings on steel and wood.” The book was published in New York in 1880; this copy says it was imported by George Virtue into Canada.


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