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: 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: 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: Grotesque Head]

Grotesque Head

By M. Legrain. From the Cascade Basin. [at the Paris Exhibition of 1878] [more...] [$]

[picture: Decorative initial E with angel, woman and cherub]

Decorative initial E with angel, woman and cherub

This decorative initial featuers a miniature picture of a naked angel (we see his bottom!) listening patiently to a naked women on his left, with a little winged cherub boy on the right. There are also flowers and fronds. The capital letter was used as a drop cap in the book, 12.5 lines—generally considered bad practice, as a drpo cap should align with [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Taufers]

Taufers

Taufers is first mentioned in the year 1080, but not until the yeat 1149 does the family seem to have risen to any importance; but from then, until it does out in 1312, it was one [...] [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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