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Front Cover, Historic Byways and Highways of Old England Historic Byways and Highways of Old England (1900)

A brown binding with gold lettering on the spine. Almost certainly the original binding.

Keywords: book covers, colour

Places shown: none

Added: 2006-09-14

Image status: public domain, hence royalty-free stock image; usage credit requested

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p.33 Domesday Book. Historic Byways and Highways of Old England (1900)

A line-drawing of some old leather-bound books, closed The Domesday Book was compiled at the order of William the Conqueror (1066 and all that) almost a thousand years ago. It was an inventory of all [...]

Keywords: books, line art, pictures of books, colour

Places shown: England

Added: 2003-05-11

Image status: public domain, hence royalty-free stock image; usage credit requested

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Geoffrey Chaucer Historic Byways and Highways of Old England (1900)

This image is from the chapter “Chaucer and the Mediæval Inn.’ and bears the additional caption “From the Harleian MS. 4866, fol. 91.” The portrait of Chaucer, which the affection of his disciple, Tho [...]

Keywords: portraits, people, beards, monks, greyscale

Places shown: England

Added: 2006-01-17

Image status: public domain, hence royalty-free stock image; usage credit requested

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Male Macaroni. Historic Byways and Highways of Old England (1900)

The Macaroni Club was an Eighteenth Century parody of style; see the female macaroni for more details. The club is perhaps best remembered for the taunt about the uncultured and ignorant Yankee who “s [...]

Keywords: people, hair, costumes, men, greyscale

Places shown: none

Added: 2013-01-31

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Female Macaroni. Historic Byways and Highways of Old England (1900)

Some dandies who had visited Italy formed in London, about 1770, an association under the title of the Macaroni Club. On their dinner-table was always placed a dish of macaroni, an article of food li [...]

Keywords: people, women, hair, costumes, greyscale

Places shown: none

Added: 2013-01-29

Image status: public domain, hence royalty-free stock image; usage credit requested

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