The Table Book of Art (page 1/2)

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[picture: Front Cover in blue and gold.]

Images from the The Table Book of Art: A History of Art in All Countries and Ages by P. T. Sandhurst, Ph.D., “superbly illustrated by the finest engravings on steel and wood.” The book was published in New York in 1880; this copy says it was imported by George Virtue into Canada.

Title: The Table Book of Art

Author: Sandhurst, P.T.

Published by: George Virtu

City: Toronto

Date: 1880

Total items: 11

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: Declaration of Independence]

Declaration of Independence

This, it turns out, is a very famous painting in America. There is also a cropped version for use as a laptop of desktop computer background. [more...] [$]

[picture: Arched textured border from Paul and Virginia in the Forest]

Arched textured border from Paul and Virginia in the Forest

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[picture: The Dancing Dolls]

The Dancing Dolls

Burnett’s The Dancing Dolls [more...] [$]

[picture: Declaration of Independence]

Declaration of Independence

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[picture: Initial Letter G With Dove]

Initial Letter G With Dove

This decorative initial capital letter “G” features a geometrical circular outer design, a dotted in-fill for the letter itself, a triangle, and a downward-flying white bird, perhaps the dove of peace. [more...] [$]


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Images from the The Table Book of Art: A History of Art in All Countries and Ages by P. T. Sandhurst, Ph.D., “superbly illustrated by the finest engravings on steel and wood.” The book was published in New York in 1880; this copy says it was imported by George Virtue into Canada.


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