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[picture: Front Cover, Venice]

Pictures and short extracts from Venice by Beryl de Sélincourt and May Sturge Henderson, 1907, illustrated by Reginald Barratt, A.R.W.S. (1861 – 1917).

The book has pictures that are reproductions of Reginald Barratt’s watercolour paintings, using a four-colour dot screen process.

Title: Venice

Author: Barratt, Reginald

Published by: Chatto & Windus

City: London

Date: 1907

Total items: 7

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: Cloisters in Santa Scholastica, Subiaco]

Cloisters in Santa Scholastica, Subiaco

One of the three cloisters in this Benedictine monastery; it was built by Abbot Lando in 1235, and is decorated on the vault with mosaic work by the Cosmati. See page 36 and interleaf, page 82. [more...] [$]

[picture: Frontispiece: The Horses of San Marco, Looking North.]

Frontispiece: The Horses of San Marco, Looking North.

Bronze (or painted) statues of horses in strong sunlight. The printed colours or this painting do not reproduce well on the screen. There is a caption, “By permission of the Hon. John Collier.” [more...] [$]

[picture: Front Cover, Venice]

Front Cover, Venice

The book has (or had when I started) its original binding, blue with gold lettering stamped in place. [$]

[picture: 63.---Bronze Well-Head by Alberghetti---Courtyard of the Palazzo Ducale.]

63.—Bronze Well-Head by Alberghetti—Courtyard of the Palazzo Ducale.

“Marco tells of magnificent feasts made by the Great Kaan on his birthday and on New Year’s Day. He delights in stories of the chase within the domain of Cublay’s palace of Chandu (perhaps the Xanadu of Coleridge) the walls of which enclosed a sixteen-mile circuit, with fountains and [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: 4.---View on the Grand Canal]

4.—View on the Grand Canal

The Grand Canal, Venice; the Canal Grande is the largest canal in Venice. [$]


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Pictures and short extracts from Venice by Beryl de Sélincourt and May Sturge Henderson, 1907, illustrated by Reginald Barratt, A.R.W.S. (1861 – 1917).

The book has pictures that are reproductions of Reginald Barratt’s watercolour paintings, using a four-colour dot screen process.


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