The Table Book of Art
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.
Front Cover in blue and gold.
The front cover of this luscious illustrated Victorian book has a crest and the names of various artists in gold, all embossed onto blue cloth. The spine is similarly gilt. [more...]
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...]
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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