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Pictures and short extracts from The Art-Journal edited by Samuel Carter Hall; I have volume XII, for 1850.

All decorations, and all images I have scanned, are out of copyright.

I bought this book at Berry & Peterson Booksellers in Kingston, Ontario.

Online (but with poor quality illustration scans) at Google books

Title: Art-Journal

Editor: Hall, Samuel Carter

Published by: George Virtue

City: London

Date: 1850

Total items: 14

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: St. George]

St. George

The engraving shows a circular coin (actually a medal), in grey to indicate bas-relief. It depicts Saint George as a naked man with a Roman military helmet. He rides a horse without saddle or reins or even stirrups for his bare feet, and wields a spear; over his left arm is a cloth. Almost at his right knee (he faces left, as does the horse) is the [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Cartouche with Sculpture, Art and Architecture]

Cartouche with Sculpture, Art and Architecture

This is the main engraving from the title page of the 1850 Art-Journal, without the writing. [more...] [$]

[picture: Title Page]

Title Page

The title page of the collected issues of the Art-Journal for the year 1850. [more...] [$]

[picture: Oval or Elliptical Victorian Frame]

Oval or Elliptical Victorian Frame

This giant elliptical (oval) frame or cartouche is taken from the dedication page of the magazine. The giant circular frame or cartouche of gems or diadems enclosed the text. [more...] [$]

[picture: Decorative initial letter O, Floriated]

Decorative initial letter O, Floriated

A foliated (floriated) initial letter “O” as follows: A strong solid ltter O with a nub on the inside and ouside on each side and with an outline, and [...] [more...] [$]


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Pictures and short extracts from The Art-Journal edited by Samuel Carter Hall; I have volume XII, for 1850.

All decorations, and all images I have scanned, are out of copyright.

I bought this book at Berry & Peterson Booksellers in Kingston, Ontario.

Online (but with poor quality illustration scans) at Google books


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