The National and Domestic History of England (Vol 2) (page 1/5)

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[picture: Front Cover]

Pictures and short extracts from The National and Domestic History of England Volume II (A.D. 1399 – 1603), by William Hickman Smith Aubrey (1858 – 1916). The book is undated, but is probably 1878, since I found someone selling a copy with an inscription dated 1879. The engravings are mostly anonymous, and hence out of copyright; the author died more than 75 years ago, and so the text is out of copyright; any photographs were taken more than 50 years ago and are out of copyright. The status of signed engravings would depend on the artist, but I have not yet uploaded any such items. Check the individual image descriptions for more information.

In 2015 I bought the three-volume set from Bookends of Fowey in Cornwall, UK. Previously I had only Volume II and part of volume III.

Volume 1

Volume 2

Volume 3

See also the Google books scan of this book.

Title: The National and Domestic History of England (Vol 2)

Author: Aubrey, William Hickman Smith

City: London

Date: 1878

Total items: 41

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 Tower of London]

The Tower of London

A woodcut showing a diagram of the Tower of London and its surringings. There are boats and conttages, battlements and towers, with the keep in the middle of it all. [more...] [$]

[picture: Free clip-art: Victorian border of twigs and leaves (finer version)]

Free clip-art: Victorian border of twigs and leaves (finer version)

This is a version of the border of leaves and twigs in which the border is smaller, closer to the edge of the page. [more...] [$]

[picture: The Dukes of Gloucester and Clarence. (Royal MSS.)]

The Dukes of Gloucester and Clarence. (Royal MSS.)

Two men are wearing 1480s costume are in dialogue; one appears angered and the other remonstrates. They are dukes, and are about to duke it out. The man on the left has a full-length robe or gown and a staff; he has shoulder-length wavy hair and a round cap with a turn-up brim. The other man has a feather in his cap, similar hair, a shirt with fur [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Henry VIII and His Six Wives]

Henry VIII and His Six Wives

Henry VIII. (centre) with his six wives: [more...] [$]

[picture: Portrait of King Henry the Eighth]

Portrait of King Henry the Eighth

King Henry VIII (Henry 8th) taken from the engraving King Henry VIII and His Six Wives. I have also made two cropped versions available for use as wide-screen (8:5) screen desktop backgrounds (“computer wallpaper”): (1) The head of Henry VIII and (2) Henry The 8th Stares Back. [more...] [$]


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Pictures and short extracts from The National and Domestic History of England Volume II (A.D. 1399 – 1603), by William Hickman Smith Aubrey (1858 – 1916). The book is undated, but is probably 1878, since I found someone selling a copy with an inscription dated 1879. The engravings are mostly anonymous, and hence out of copyright; the author died more than 75 years ago, and so the text is out of copyright; any photographs were taken more than 50 years ago and are out of copyright. The status of signed engravings would depend on the artist, but I have not yet uploaded any such items. Check the individual image descriptions for more information.

In 2015 I bought the three-volume set from Bookends of Fowey in Cornwall, UK. Previously I had only Volume II and part of volume III.

Volume 1

Volume 2

Volume 3

See also the Google books scan of this book.


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