Magazine of Art Illustrated (page 1/4)

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[picture: Front Cover]

Images from The Magazine of Art. Illustrated (c. 1878), published by Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., London, Paris and New York.

This was a monthly periodical, or magazine, that ran from 1878 to 1948; later volumes included colour plates. The volume that i have is listed as Volume 3 (Volume III) at archive.org.

I have marked these images as being in the public domain, but I am actually not certain if this is correct in all cases. You have been warned!

Title: Magazine of Art Illustrated

Author: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co.

Published by: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co.

Date: 1878

Total items: 29

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: Decorative Initial T With Dragons]

Decorative Initial T With Dragons

An initial used for a drop cap (drop capital, or decorative initial) in this 1880 book. The initial is a letter “T” and has two dragons in it. It is signed with a monogram LFD, [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: The Casuals]

The Casuals

The oil painting on which this engraving was based was exhibted under the title, Applicants for Admission to a Casual Ward, at the Royal Academy in 1874; it was made to illustrate a scene from Dickens: [more...] [$]

[picture: St. George and the Dragon [detail]]

St. George and the Dragon [detail]

A detail from St. George and the Dragon showing the dragon’s head. [$]

[picture: A Railway Cutting]

A Railway Cutting

The engraving shows maybe 20 or more men working on making a railway cutting. In the background men are digging away at the ground; at centre, they lod the dirt onto a railway truck (US: a railroad waggon); a horse waits nearby to drag the full cart away. In the foreground is a man presumably raking the gravel between the rails, and another just [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Initial letter ``I'' with fairy cupid and butterflies]

Initial letter “I” with fairy cupid and butterflies

This decorative initial letter “I” was used as a drop cap in the book. It features a naked cupid or winged cherub surrounded by butterflies; his wings are delicate, and his bare feet tread on soft grass through the night. It would be a nice capital to [...] [more...] [$]


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Images from The Magazine of Art. Illustrated (c. 1878), published by Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., London, Paris and New York.

This was a monthly periodical, or magazine, that ran from 1878 to 1948; later volumes included colour plates. The volume that i have is listed as Volume 3 (Volume III) at archive.org.

I have marked these images as being in the public domain, but I am actually not certain if this is correct in all cases. You have been warned!


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