Victorian floral border, reddetails

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Image title: Victorian floral border, red
Source: Tymms, W. R.: “The Art of Illuminating As Practised in Europe from the Earliest Times” (1860)
Keywords: borders, colour, floriated borders
Status: out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free stock image for all purposes usage credit requested
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A version of a printed floral Victorian border used to surround the page of an 1860 book. This version is coloured red like the original. Like many late nineteenth-century designs, this border is clearly inspired by mediaeval decoration, although the interpretation is of course rather mechanistic.

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Dimensions: 285 x 500mm (11.2 x 19.7 inches)
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Filename: 049-victorian-border-red-q85-348x500.jpg
Scanner dpi: 1200
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