Religion in the Home (page 1/3)

[picture: Front Cover]

Title: Religion in the Home

Author: Yonge, Charlotte M.

Date: 1913

Total items: 18

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: The Virgin Mary]

The Virgin Mary

When a religious book ends a chapter on the Nativity, or birth of Jesus, with a woodcut of a woman like this, you can be pretty sure it’s intended to represent the Virgin Mary. [more...] [$]

[picture: Decorative initial letter D, gold with red angel]

Decorative initial letter D, gold with red angel

An illuminated letter “D” printed at the start of a chapter for a drop cap (dropped capital). The original was black and white, and I coloured it red and gold. The angel has wings and a trumpet; he has a wreath around his head and vines instead [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Priest]


Showing the way a Jewish priest dressed in “Biblical” times (actually a span of over 1,000 years, so fashions might not have been totally constant). He has a beard, a turban, a long robe [...] [more...] [$]

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Places shown:

Jerusalem ·Nazareth ·none

Pictures from Religion in the Home: Illuminated Bible Stories for Young and Old Written in Simple Language by Charlotte M. Yonge, and illustrated by the German painter Julius Schnorr von Karolsfeld (1794-1872). The artist’s name is spelt thus in the book, although Wikipedia has it Carolsfeld.

This American book was produced in or before 1913, and is now in the public domain.

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