This magazine was originally sold in fortnightly issues, with 26 of them (I think) bound into one volume; the copy I have lost its covers before I bought it (which is why I could afford it!) so what you see in this picture is the first page of the first 32-page issue of the volume, [...] [more...] [$]
This full-page illustration shows, in the middle but at some distance, two women picking grapes, surrounded by a circular grapevine and a large Grecian urn. Above them are birds on the wing. In the foreground a barefoot youth, perhaps an older teen or a young man, is offering a bunch of grapes to a smaller child, also barefoot and facing away from us. [...] [more...] [$]
This is a detail from little people at the door to the house in the forest, showing the children at an old stone house in a clearing in a scary ancient forest. [more...] [$]
A mendicant friar begging on the streets of Venice. The illustration accompanies an article about Venice. In it, we see a long narrow street, less than six feet wide, paved with flagstones. The buildings are a little run-down, with bricks visible in places beneath the plaster; in the foreground a man stands wearing a monk’s habit and sandals; in his [...] [more...] [$]
Note: If you got here from a search engine and don’t see what you were looking for, it might have moved onto a different page within this gallery.