Religion in the Home (page 2/3)

[picture: Front Cover]

Front Cover

The reddish fron cover of this 1913 book, with gilt lettering saying: [more...]

[picture: Decorative initial letter `T'']

Decorative initial letter ‘T”

A decorative initial letter T used as a drop cap; this one has a cherub with a Star of David, a wreath and a ribbon; it is used at the start of a chapter [...] [more...]

[picture: Priest]

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...]

[picture: High-Priest]

High-Priest

Showing the way a Jewish High 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 feather head-dress, a tunic fastened with a sash, and a veil to hide his knees; he has bare legs and feet. On his chest is a tablet [...] [more...]

[picture: Levite]

Levite

Showing the way a Jewish Levite 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 plain turban, [...] [more...]

[picture: Decorative initial letter S with ancient Greek column]

Decorative initial letter S with ancient Greek column

This decorated capital letter “S” features a broken-off fluted column sprouting ivy. A broken column is sometimes used as a monument for someone who died as a child, symbolising the broken-off life. [more...]

[picture: Decorative initial letter S with ancient Greek column and green ivy]
[picture: 162-initial-letter-d-q85-321x500.jpg]

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An illuminated letter “D” printed at the start of a chapter for a drop cap (dropped capital). I also made a red and gold angel version of this letter. [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: The Book of the Law Found.---2 Kings 22 : 10, 11.]

The Book of the Law Found.—2 Kings 22 : 10, 11.

A priest with a long beard (actually a Scribe by the name of Shaphan) reads to King Josiah from an old book on a stand. [more...]

[picture: An Assyrian King.]

An Assyrian King.

This engraving was used as a filler at the end of a section, and is not mentioned in the text.


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