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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: 13

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: Title Page]

Title Page

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

[picture: The Triumph of Love]

The Triumph of Love

The Triumph of Love [more...] [$]

[picture: Reading the news]

Reading the news

A group of working-class people in Victorian dress stand around a man who is leaning on a wooden railing reading out loud from a newspaper. There’s a woman to the man’s immediate right, smiling, wearing a shawl and dress; to her right another woman, with a hat, and two well-wrapped children one of whom is in her arms. Behind her a pale person, and to [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Passages From The Poets -- A Garden.]

Passages From The Poets – A Garden.

The picture shows a gentleman and two ladies in probably eighteenth century dress, in the grounds of some large house or castle; they have met along a broad path leading to stone steps, and in the background are stone balustrades and a fountain. But the predominant feature of the picture, without question, is the cover of huge mature trees, the light [...] [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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