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[picture: Front Cover]

Images from Bible Symbols: The Choicest Passages of God’s Word put in the Fascinating Garb of Pictures by Frank Beard [1842 – 1905] and others; text prepared by Martha Van Marter [born 1839]; Chicago, 1908.

The book is a sort of rebus, in which pictures stand for words, and perhaps help people to remember phrases from the Bible, although not necessarily to understand them or to learn love and tolerance.

Title: Bible Symbols

Author: Beard, Frank

Published by: The John A. Hertel Co.

City: Chicago, Toronto, Boston

Date: 1908

Total items: 36

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: Money Chest: The Treasurey (Coloured version)]

Money Chest: The Treasurey (Coloured version)

I coloured a copy of the Money Chest: The Treasury to make the pile of coins really gold (well, yellow) and the wood be brown. [more...] [$]

[picture: The Gier Eagle and the Cormorant]

The Gier Eagle and the Cormorant

The Gier Eagle and the Cormorant taken from an illustration of the list of birds that Jews were forbidden to eat, some 2500 years ago; full illustration. [more...] [$]

[picture: The Ospray and the Glede]

The Ospray and the Glede

The Ospray and the Glede taken from an illustration of the list of birds that Jews were forbidden to eat, some 2500 years ago; full illustration. [more...] [$]

[picture: The Owl and the Night Hawk]

The Owl and the Night Hawk

The Owl and the Night Hawk taken from an illustration of the list of birds that Jews were forbidden to eat, some 2500 years ago; full illustration. [more...] [$]

[picture: Sheep, from p. 69]

Sheep, from p. 69

Sheep grazing in a field by the side of a hill, from the clip-art Bible. See page 69 for the context. [more...] [$]


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Images from Bible Symbols: The Choicest Passages of God’s Word put in the Fascinating Garb of Pictures by Frank Beard [1842 – 1905] and others; text prepared by Martha Van Marter [born 1839]; Chicago, 1908.

The book is a sort of rebus, in which pictures stand for words, and perhaps help people to remember phrases from the Bible, although not necessarily to understand them or to learn love and tolerance.


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