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.

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: 27

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: Colossal Bull]

Colossal Bull

By M. Cain. Grand Basin of the Trocadéro Palace.) [more...] [$]

[picture: Letter I with fairy, coloured]

Letter I with fairy, coloured

I took this decorative capital “I” and coloured it. You could easily change the colours of course, in an image editing program. [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...] [$]

[picture: St. George and the Dragon]

St. George and the Dragon

An engraving showing a statue of St. George slaying the dragon, by J. E. Boehm, A.R.A. St. George is here depicted as an almost-naked man riding a horse, a Roman centurian wearing only sandals and a helmet, with a cape flowing about his shoulders and a spear [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Initial letter ``t'' as flower in a pot]

Initial letter “t” as flower in a pot

An artistic and unusual decorative initial “t” from 1878: the letter T is on a flowering plant growing out of a square flower-pot decorated with a Chinese theme. [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.

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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