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Images from The Forest of Arden With Some of its Legends by George Wharton Edwards (New York, 1914). I bought this book in a small shop in Peterborough, Ontario.

The Forest of Arden is a travelogue, an early form of blog.

Title: The Forest of Arden With Some of its Legends

Author: Edwards, George Wharton

Published by: Frederick A. Stokes Company

City: New York

Date: 1914

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: Rosalind. In an Old Monastery Garden.]

Rosalind. In an Old Monastery Garden.

This painting of a young lady, Rosalind, in a (sketched) garden shows the young woman wearing brown dress, cloak and boots, and looking very much a product of 1914. She has red lips. [more...] [$]

[picture: The Castle. Vève-Celles.]

The Castle. Vève-Celles.

“And there before you on the hill stands Vève-Celles, the castle, wth the curse upon it, the blasting curse of the Hunchback.” [more...] [$]

[picture: End Paper: the young mad read to her from a small book.]

End Paper: the young mad read to her from a small book.

The end-papers (inside the covers) are printed with an untitled design signed by the author. The picture shows a mediaeval scene: a young lady on an ornate seat in front of a log fire; behind her is an arch that might lead to a bed, or perhaps to a minstrel’s gallery. A young man wearing a cap is reading from [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Frontispiece: Dinant, Showing Old Castle and Cathedral]

Frontispiece: Dinant, Showing Old Castle and Cathedral

The building with the elongated dome structure is the main church, the thirteenth century Notre Dame de Dinant. [more...] [$]

[picture: The Sabôt Maker’s Family]

The Sabôt Maker’s Family

A sabôt is a sort of wooden shoe or clog. [more...] [$]


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Images from The Forest of Arden With Some of its Legends by George Wharton Edwards (New York, 1914). I bought this book in a small shop in Peterborough, Ontario.

The Forest of Arden is a travelogue, an early form of blog.


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