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Pictures from Old English Country Cottages, edited by Charles Holme [1848-1923], London Paris and New York, 1906

There is a (black and white) copy of this book on archive.org.

This book (and all that it contains) is out of copyright, because it was published jointly in the US and UK before 1923.

Title: Old English Country Cottages

Author: Holme, Charles

Date: 1906

Total items: 35

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: Haslemere, Surrey]

Haslemere, Surrey

A young woman stands at the gate to an English cottage garden. She holds a child in her arms, and she wears a long dress and a somewhat soiled apron. The gate is set in a thick hedge, but we can see sunflowers, creeper, and perhaps marigolds and other flowers, and behind her we seee her house, with its old-fashioned casement windows open wide, with [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Tonbridge, Kent]

Tonbridge, Kent

Sketch of an Elizabethan cottage in Kent.

“Kent, Sussex and Surrey are three of the most delightful counties in England” [$]

[picture: Wrought Iron Firedog]

Wrought Iron Firedog

A fire dog used to hold logs, or more likely one of a pair used to support a grid for holding toast or other food over the fire. [more...] [$]

[picture: Frontispiece: Cranbrook, Kent]

Frontispiece: Cranbrook, Kent

From a water-colour drawing by Herbert Alexander, A.R.W.S.

Cropped version suitable for screen background, lightened [$]

[picture: Endpiece: well-pump with horse-trough]

Endpiece: well-pump with horse-trough

A woodcut showing a stone trough for drinking-water for animals such as horses, sheep, cattle. The iron pump is fastened to an upright wooden post. [more...] [$]


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Pictures from Old English Country Cottages, edited by Charles Holme [1848-1923], London Paris and New York, 1906

There is a (black and white) copy of this book on archive.org.

This book (and all that it contains) is out of copyright, because it was published jointly in the US and UK before 1923.


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