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: Sir Thomas More]

Sir Thomas More

Sir Thomas More was a Divine, Chancellor of England under King Henry VIII, and a central figure in the English Reformation. [more...] [$]

[picture: Free clip-art: Victorian border of twigs and leaves]

Free clip-art: Victorian border of twigs and leaves

A decorative full-page border used to frame an illustration in the book. Twigs and leaves. [more...] [$]

[picture: Carriage of the Fifteenth Century.]

Carriage of the Fifteenth Century.

A woodcut based on a picture in a book from the 15th century. A cart or carriage is pulled by two horses. A man with a hat rides one of the horses and brandishes a whip; the horses are blinkered and have bits in their mouths. In the carriage ride three people, one in the front turning to look at, or talk to, two women inside. One of the [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Costumes, 1480]

Costumes, 1480

Captions under the people in the picture read: [more...] [$]

[picture: Sir Thomas More Reflects [detail]]

Sir Thomas More Reflects [detail]

A detail from the Portrait of Sir Thomas More suitable for use as a computer desktop background (“wallpaper”). This one is for screens in the 4:3 aspect ratio; there is also a widescreen (8:5) version. [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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