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: 8

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

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[picture: Begging Monk at the Door of a Mosque]

Begging Monk at the Door of a Mosque

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[picture: Rosenthal's Elaine.]

Rosenthal’s Elaine.

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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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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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