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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: 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: 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: The Triumph of Love]

The Triumph of Love

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

[picture: Fruit-plate with Bacchus]

Fruit-plate with Bacchus

A plate, intended for fruit, presents the mask of a little Bacchus ornamented by a crown of vine-leaves, which form a basket ready to receive the bounteous gifts of tht god by whom every tree and every product of he garden was protected. The idea is a pleasing one, that from underneath a mass of heaped-up fruits, gradually appears, uncovered, the smiling [...] [...] according to the fashion of former days. In order to render it available for a table, a stand has been added in an appropriate style composed of the twining roots and branches of trees upon which the plate rests, like a sun-flower on its stem, clasped round with ivy and embellished with shells and flowers . (p. 114) [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: Rustic victorian border with 3d canopy design]

Rustic victorian border with 3d canopy design

This rustic border or surround is drawn to look like an engraving of a stone niche of cartouche; the original had a statue of Ariel inside it. [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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