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front cover, Allegories and Emblems Allegorien und Embleme, Vol II (1882)

The front cover of the second volume of Allegorien und Embleme has a quarter-leather binding and gilt-stamped decoration with black and red printing that includes a woman and an heraldic shield.

Keywords: book covers, lettering, people, typography, colour, heraldry

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Added: 2018-09-02

Image status: public domain, hence royalty-free stock image; usage credit requested

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Guild of Carriage-Makers Allegorien und Embleme, Vol II (1882)

This incredibly busy design is for the guild of carriage-makers (I think) in 1612. The border includes two scantily-clad women, six scantily-clad or naked small children, two gryphons, a bunch of baro [...]

Keywords: heraldry, borders, full-page borders, page images, frames, people, cherubs, nudity, women, boys, shields, greyscale

Places shown: none

Added: 2018-10-30

Image status: public domain, hence royalty-free stock image; usage credit requested

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Ornate baroque-stye border with herubs and gryphons Allegorien und Embleme, Vol II (1882)

This border is from the 1612 sign for the Nurenberg Guild of Carriage-Makers made by Adolf Mießner. The border includes two scantily-clad women, six scantily-clad or naked small children, two gryphons [...]

Keywords: borers, full-page borders, cherubs, bare feet, women, people, nudity, scrollwork, cartici, frames, greyscale

Places shown: none

Added: 2018-10-30

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Steampunk flying cog Allegorien und Embleme, Vol II (1882)

A cog with feathered wings, a steam-whistle, perhaps a regulator knob, and another unidentifiable part, flies through the clouds.

Keywords: steampunk, victoriana, wings, machinery, humour, greyscale

Places shown: none

Added: 2018-10-29

Image status: public domain, hence royalty-free stock image; usage credit requested

1202x725, 332x200, 601x363, 801x483

Cherubs in the rain Allegorien und Embleme, Vol II (1882)

Originally a vignetted initial; here we have a design with three rectangles: on the left a rain-filled area dominated by an umbrella, and a lower leg with its bare foot and a bottom (not naked) protru [...]

Keywords: cherubs, nudity, rain, umbrellas, children, bare feet, greyscale

Places shown: none

Added: 2018-08-30

Image status: public domain, hence royalty-free stock image; usage credit requested

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Initial letter R with putti in the rain Allegorien und Embleme, Vol II (1882)

A vignetted initial letter “R” designed by Franz Stuck; here we have a design with three rectangles: on the left a rain-filled area dominated by an umbrella, and a lower leg with its bare foot and a b [...]

Keywords: letterr, initials, vignetted initials, cherubs, nudity, rain, umbrellas, children, bare feet, lettering, greyscale

Places shown: none

Added: 2018-08-30

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Initial Letter S with Frowning Tailor Allegorien und Embleme, Vol II (1882)

An elderly man with a long goatee and a tall hat is threading a needle; he sits on top of an oversized thimble, next to a distressingly large pin cushion. Underneath, he is supported by a pair of scis [...]

Keywords: letters, initials, vignetted initials, people, tailors, sewing, scissors, men, beards, hats, greyscale

Places shown: none

Added: 2018-08-30

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Initial Letter T With Cherubs and Dancing Couple Allegorien und Embleme, Vol II (1882)

This vignetted initial shows a dance, with couples wearing elaborate clothing; the front-most couple is shown in detail and the others as shadowy sketches. A putto or cherub, a naked boy in the sky, p [...]

Keywords: cherubs, romance, love, dancing, putti, wings, initials, lettert, music, vignetted initials, greyscale

Places shown: none

Added: 2018-08-30

Image status: public domain, hence royalty-free stock image; usage credit requested

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Historiated Initial Letter U With Clock and Cherub Allegorien und Embleme, Vol II (1882)

This inhabited, or historiated, initial, features a clock with a bell on the top of it which a winged cherub is about to hit with a small hammer; there’s also a butterfly and a spiral motif. The clock [...]

Keywords: initials, letteru, clocks, cherubs, wings, bare feet, butterflies, greyscale

Places shown: none

Added: 2018-08-30

Image status: public domain, hence royalty-free stock image; usage credit requested

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