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Architecture fig. 1a, Column from Lindisfarne The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

This engraving of a fluted column is taken from Architecture, and is one of several columns in that picture that are taken from Lindisfarne Priory, built in (or slightly after) A.D. 1093. The columns [...]

Keywords: columns, norman architecture, greyscale

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Added: 2014-09-01

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Front Cover, Grose’s Antiquities of England and Wales, Vol I The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

My copy of volume I is bound in full leather, but the boards are detached. I have Volumes one and three (and vol. three is missing the maps).

Keywords: colour, book covers

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Added: 2006-11-22

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Bookplate with Crest The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

This bookplate seems to have had the owner’s name cut off, perhaps when the book was sold. It features an heraldic crest with a fleur-de-lys and a chief ermine in a bearing with a lion en passant (or [...]

Keywords: bookplates, heraldry, colour

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Added: 2011-10-09

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Ornament The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

A printer’s ornament from the end of a chapter or section. This one shows a knight’s helmet with a sword and arrows.

Keywords: weapons, ornaments, greyscale

Places shown: none

Added: 2004-06-15

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Printer’s Ornament with harp and vine The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

A printer’s ornament from the end of a chapter or section. This one shows a lyre or harp together with vine.

Keywords: ornaments, music, christmas, musical instruments, harps, greyscale

Places shown: none

Added: 2004-06-15

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Ruins of Lindisfarne Priory The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

The caption reads, History Preserving the Monuments of Antiquity. The side View of Lindisfarne, or Holy Island Monastery, Northumberland. Pub. 25 May 1781 by S. Hooper The image is signed, S. Spurrow [...]

Keywords: abbeys, castles, windows, arches, ruins, people, clouds, bare feet, nudity, colour

Places shown: Lindisfarne; Northumberland; England

Added: 2003-02-28

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Title Page, Antiquities of England and Wales The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

The Antiquities of England and Wales By Francis Grose, Esq. F.A.S. Vol. I. New Edition. [picture of a tomb in a ruined castle or abbey] London Printed for S. Hooper, No. 212, High-Holburn, facing Sout [...]

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Added: 2006-11-22

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Knight and Hermit The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

A knight in armour carrying a shield is on foot, leading his horse. He stands by a tree in front of a church or monastery door. A bearded monk beckons him in, pointing towards the open door. In a nic [...]

Keywords: castles, trees, hills, towers, knights, animals, horses, monks, armour, wallpaper, backgrounds, colour

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Added: 2004-02-20

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Types of Armour The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

Explanation of the Plate of Armour No. 1. A Shield called a Roundel. No. 2. A Target. No. 3. A Leaden Mallet, used by the archers, mentioned in the military part of the preface. No. 4. An Iron Mace us [...]

Keywords: armour, weapons, knights, shields, helmets, swords, spears, colour

Places shown: none

Added: 2004-02-22

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Religious Orders The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

A note on page 90 reads: The names of the orders delineated in the annexed plate, follow in the same succession in which the figures stand; beginning with the nun on the left, and reckoning towards th [...]

Keywords: monks, cathedrals, churches, interiors, colour

Places shown: none

Added: 2004-02-20

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Machines of War and Castle Diagram The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

The entire plate. The other images here are all details from this plate, but at much higher resolution. These are all described as weapons used in attacking (or defending) castles. There is also an an [...]

Keywords: castles, diagrams, weapons, siege engines, colour

Places shown: none

Added: 2004-01-19

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Ballista (Balista) The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

A ballista together with darts for the ballista and a winch for bending the ballista. This is taken from Machines of War.

Keywords: siege engines, weapons, diagrams, colour

Places shown: none

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Machines of War overview The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

This is the bottom half of the diagram shown in the Machines of War plate. The individual machines are in separate illustrations here.

Keywords: diagrams, weapons, colour

Places shown: none

Added: 2004-01-19

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Moveable Tower with Bridge and Battering Ram. The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

This is taken from Machines of War.

Keywords: siege engines, weapons, diagrams, colour

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Added: 2004-01-19

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Castle Diagram The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

Diagram showing the various parts of the battlements of a castle. The text, under the heading References, lists 1. The Barbican, 2. The Ditch of Moat, 3. Wall of the outer Ballium [now called the out [...]

Keywords: castles, siege engines, diagrams, colour

Places shown: none

Added: 2004-01-19

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Catapulta [Catapult] The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

The lettered parts are explained in the text of the book. This is taken from Machines of War.

Keywords: siege engines, weapons, diagrams, colour

Places shown: none

Added: 2019-03-02

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Architecture (full page print) The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

The characteristic marks of this [early Norman] style are these: The walls are very thick, generally without buttresses; the arches, both within and without, as well as those over the doors and window [...]

Keywords: architecture, pillars, columns, norman architecture, colour

Places shown: England

Added: 2014-08-30

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The grand Door of Barfreston Church in Kent. The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

On some of these arches is commonly over the key-stone represented God the Father, or our Saviour surrounded with angels; and below a melange of foliage, animals, often ludicrous, and sometimes even i [...]

Keywords: entrances, norman architecture, churches, greyscale

Places shown: Barfreston; Kent; England

Added: 2008-04-23

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Printer’s ornament with birds The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

Two birds touch beaks, perhaps a mother feeding a baby, in this printer’s ornament, used as a tailpiece (tail-piece) at the end of a chapter. The design includes a harp, roses, ribbon or bunting and [...]

Keywords: ornaments, music, romance, roses, birds, musical instruments, harps, colour

Places shown: none

Added: 2014-08-26

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Ornament: Cornucopia The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

This antique typographic ornament was used as a chapter tail-piece at the end of a section of the preface. You could also use it as a decorative page element. This was scanned from a 1780s book, and i [...]

Keywords: ornaments, cornucopias, fruit, harvest, horns, greyscale

Places shown: none

Added: 2008-03-25

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