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Old England: Photograph of the book Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

I put the book on an artist’s easel and photographed it. This is Old England, printed in 1845.

Keywords: pictures of books, book covers, colour

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Added: 2006-06-02

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Colour plate: Morris Dance Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

This plate is inside the front cover, before the title-page, but I don’t think it’s appropriate to call it a frontispiece: it doesn’t face the title page. It shows some jesters, harlequins and dancers [...]

Keywords: morris dancing, dancers, costumes, robin hood, maid marian, medieval costumes, jesters, men, women, kings, queens, colour, stained glass, windows, page images

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Added: 2019-01-30

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Title Page for Volume I Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

OLD ENGLAND: A Pictorial Museum of Regal, Ecclesiastical, Baronial, Municipal and POPULAR ANTIQUITIES. Volume I. London: Charles Knight &co., Ludgate Street. 1845. There is an inscription on the upper [...]

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Added: 2005-10-21

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Floriated initial capital letter “S” Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

This decorated drop cap “S” has vine leaves intertwined with the letter.

There is also a colour version in red and green, which I made.

Keywords: letters, initials, floriated initials, greyscale

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Added: 2011-04-17

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Floriated initial capital letter “S” (coloured version) Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

I coloured the initial letter S from the first page. The letter is red and the vine leaves are green; obviously you could change this.

Keywords: letters, initials, colour, floriated initials

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Added: 2011-04-17

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1.—Ground Plan of Stonehenge in its present state. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

This plan of Stonehenge is, of course, from 1845 or earlier. “Keeping in view the ground plan of Stonehenge in its present state (Fig. 1), we will ask the reader to follow us while we describe the app [...]

Keywords: plans, ruins, temples, megaliths, druids, stone circles, greyscale

Places shown: Salisbury Plain; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2005-02-01

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2.—Stonehenge. – Restored Plan. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

Dr. Stukely’s drawing; the shaded stones were the ones remaining in the early 1840s when this plan was prepared. “The centre of the enclosed space is usually denominated the temple. It consists of an [...]

Keywords: plans, ruins, temples, megaliths, druids, stone circles, greyscale

Places shown: Stonehenge; Salisbury Plain; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2005-02-01

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3.—Stonehenge. – Perspective Elevation, restored. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

“The external appearance which the whole work would have if restored, is shown in the perspective elevation. (Fig. 3.)” (p. 3)

Keywords: ruins, megaliths, temples, druids, stone circles, greyscale

Places shown: Stonehenge; Salisbury Plain; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2005-02-01

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4.—Stonehenge: section 1 to 2 (Restored Plan, Fig. 2), 105 feet. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

“The internal arrangment is exhibited in the section.” (p. 3)

Keywords: plans, ruins, megaliths, temples, druids, stone circles, greyscale

Places shown: Stonehenge; Salisbury Plain; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2005-02-02

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5.—Stonehenge. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

“The present arrangement of the ruin [of Stonehenge] is shown in Figs. 5 and 6.” (p. 3)

Keywords: ruins, megaliths, temples, people, animals, sheep, druids, backgrounds, wallpaper, stone circles, greyscale

Places shown: Stonehenge; Salisbury Plain; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2005-02-02

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6.—Stonehenge Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

“The present [1845] appearance of the ruin [Stonehenge] is shown in Figs. 5 and 6.” (p. 3) “The description which we have thus given, brief as it is, may appear somewhat tedious; but it is necessary t [...]

Keywords: ruins, megaliths, people, sheep, temples, druids, stone circles, greyscale

Places shown: Stonehenge; Salisbury Plain; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2005-02-11

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7.—Druidical Circle at Darab Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

Legend ascribes the foundation of the city to Darius, hence its name Darab-gerd (Darius-town) “Figures 7 and 8 represent a Druidical circle, and a single upright stone standing alone near the circle, [...]

Keywords: megaliths, ruins, people, camels, druids, backgrounds, wallpaper, stone circles, greyscale

Places shown: Darab; Fars; Persia

Added: 2005-02-11

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8.—Druidical Stone in Persia. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

See Figure 7 for details.

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Places shown: Darab; Fars; Persia

Added: 2005-02-12

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9.—Druidical Circle of Jersey Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

“[...] the circle of Darab resembles the Druidical circle of Jersey (Fig. 9), although the circle [in Jersey] is very much smaller, and the stones of very inconsiderable dimentsions,—a copy in miniatu [...]

Keywords: druids, megaliths, ruins, temples, backgrounds, wallpaper, stone circles, greyscale

Places shown: Jersey

Added: 2005-02-25

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10.—Astronomical Instrument. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

The precise description which Cæsar has thus left us if tghe religion of the Druids—a religion which, whatever doubts may have been thrown upon the subject, would appear to have been the prevailing re [...]

Keywords: astrology, occult, druids, greyscale

Places shown: none

Added: 2005-03-13

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11.—Gaulish Deity. Cernunnos. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

The Celtic god Cernunnos is crowned with antlers. He is sometimes also called as Herne the Hunter, and may be the Green Man of British folklore. “[...] Under the church of Notre Dame, at Paris, were f [...]

Keywords: spirit, druids, gods, religion, greyscale

Places shown: Paris; Ile-de-France; France

Added: 2005-03-13

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12.—Gaulish Deity. Hesus. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

A Celtic war god

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Places shown: Paris; Ile-de-France; France

Added: 2005-03-13

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13.—Two Druids. Bas-relief found at Autun. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

This carved likeness was found in an earth burial-mound, a barrow. “These remarkable monuments contain not only the bones and the ashes of the dead, but various articles of utility and ornament, domes [...]

Keywords: people, beards, astrology, druids, robes, greyscale

Places shown: Autun; Burgandy; France

Added: 2005-02-13

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14.—Druidial Ornaments Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

“These remarkable monuments contain not only the bones and the ashes of the dead, but various articles of utility and ornament, domestic utensils, weapons of war, decorations of the person, perhaps in [...]

Keywords: druids, jewellery, greyscale

Places shown: Stonehenge; Salisbury Plain; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2005-03-17

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15.—Group of Arch-Druid and Druids Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

A group of bearded older men wearing robes sit in disputation or discussion. They are in a forest.

Keywords: people, beards, monks, robes, druids, trees, astrology, greyscale

Places shown: none

Added: 2005-02-13

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