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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: 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: Suckley, Worcestershire.]

Suckley, Worcestershire.

From a water-colour drawing by E. A. Chadwick. [more...] [$]

[picture: Book Plate: Sproatt and Rolph]

Book Plate: Sproatt and Rolph

Sproatt and Rolph was a firm of architects based in Toronto; the bookplate (Ex Libris) is dated 1915. It shows a woman kneeling with a blueprint or plan of a building which is being [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: ivy-covered crubling stone sundial]

ivy-covered crubling stone sundial

This little woodcut of a pillar with a sundial (you can see the gnomon) covered with ivy and leaning to one side was used as a tail-piece at the end of a chapter. Tempus Fugit. [more...] [$]

[picture: Pershore, Worcestershire]

Pershore, Worcestershire

From a [painting] by Wilmot Pilsbury. A bucolic pastoral scene of half-timbered english country cottages, complete with a hay-rick and a cattle barn, and a string of washing. [more...] [$]


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Places shown:

Biddenden ·Cheshire ·Chiddingfold ·Cranbrook ·Crawley ·Devon ·Guildford ·Hampshire ·Haslemere ·Hollingbourne ·Kent ·Long Wittenham ·Lustleigh ·Nether Alderley ·Oxfordshire ·Pershore ·Steep ·Suckley ·Surrey ·Teignbride ·Tonbridge ·Worcestershire ·none

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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