History of Wales (page 1/7)

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[picture: Front Cover, History of Wales]

Pictures from The History of Wales by B. B. Woodward, B.A., London, (Quarto, 1853 [First edition] vi + (ii) + 608pp, illustrated with 76 steel-engraved plates)

If you use these pictures for anything, or would like me to scan more, let me know. You can refer to the list of illustrations. All of these images are out of copyright (in the public domain). Henry Gastineau (the principal artist) died in 1876.

There is a low-quality scan of this entire book at Google Books but they forgot to scan the plates, I think.

Title: History of Wales

Author: Woodward, B. B.

City: London

Date: 1853

Total items: 31

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: 42.---Denbigh Castle, Denbighshire]

42.—Denbigh Castle, Denbighshire

The book does not discuss Denbigh Castle at all as far as I can tell. The castle was started in the 1280s by Edward I; like so many castles in Britain it was demolished as part of the English Civil War, in this case after a four-month [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Front Cover, History of Wales]

Front Cover, History of Wales

The quarter leather binding was in bad shape before I bought the book at that used bookstore in Chapel Hill, NC, USA, and it’s in worse shape after sitting wide open on a scanner. [more...] [$]

[picture: Remains of the Cloisters of Margam Abbey]

Plate 53.—Remains of the Cloisters of Margam Abbey, Glamorganshire.

Drawn by H Gastineau, engraved by H. W. Bond. [more...] [$]

[picture: Newport, Monmouthshire.]

Plate 12.—Newport, Monmouthshire.

Drawn by H. Gastineau, Engraved by S. Lacey.

Newport City Council Homepage [$]

[picture: Plate 17.---Cyfartha Castle]

Plate 17.—Cyfartha Castle

Merthyr Tydvil, Glamorganshire [more...] [$]


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Pictures from The History of Wales by B. B. Woodward, B.A., London, (Quarto, 1853 [First edition] vi + (ii) + 608pp, illustrated with 76 steel-engraved plates)

If you use these pictures for anything, or would like me to scan more, let me know. You can refer to the list of illustrations. All of these images are out of copyright (in the public domain). Henry Gastineau (the principal artist) died in 1876.

There is a low-quality scan of this entire book at Google Books but they forgot to scan the plates, I think.


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