The Art of Illuminating As Practised in Europe from the Earliest Times (page 1/13)

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Images scanned from The Art of Illuminating As Practised in Europe from the Earliest Times by W. R. Tymms, with an Essay and Instructions by M. D. Wyatt, Architect. London. Published April 2nd 1860 by Day and Son, Lithographers to the Queen.

There are 100 full colour plates in the book done in chromolithography, as well as a chromolithographed title page. I have only scanned a few because my scanner damages the binding. The text is by Matthew Digby Wyatt and the images appear to have been made by W. R. Tymms (and not Symms, as this page used to say).

Title: The Art of Illuminating As Practised in Europe from the Earliest Times

Author: Tymms, W. R.

Date: 1860

Total items: 132

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: Fig. 1 from Ninth Century Borders No. 5.]

Fig. 1 from Ninth Century Borders No. 5.

Border (Figure 8): see overview page for details. [$]

[picture: Fig. 1 from Ninth Century Borders No. 5.]

Fig. 1 from Ninth Century Borders No. 5.

Border (Figure 5): see overview page for details. [$]

[picture: Letter A from Fifteenth Century No. 4]

Letter A from Fifteenth Century No. 4

Decorative initial letter A from Fifteenth Century No. 4, blue with a red background. In use I would expect the letter to be set into the text, with the flourishes sticking out into the margin. [more...] [$]

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Images scanned from The Art of Illuminating As Practised in Europe from the Earliest Times by W. R. Tymms, with an Essay and Instructions by M. D. Wyatt, Architect. London. Published April 2nd 1860 by Day and Son, Lithographers to the Queen.

There are 100 full colour plates in the book done in chromolithography, as well as a chromolithographed title page. I have only scanned a few because my scanner damages the binding. The text is by Matthew Digby Wyatt and the images appear to have been made by W. R. Tymms (and not Symms, as this page used to say).


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