The People’s Gallery of Engravings (page 2/2)

[picture: Household Treasures.]

Household Treasures.

The engraving shows a woman one arm about a girl and the other about an older girl who in turn cuddles a small dog. There’s an ornate couch and a curtain held back with a rope in the background and the sumptuous clothing make clear that these [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Titlepage Illustration: The Faithful Guardian.]

Titlepage Illustration: The Faithful Guardian.

A small child, presumably a little girl, wearing a frilly lace bonnet, a dress, white stockings and tiny slippers, sits or half-kneels on the floor clutching a small dog—a puppy judging by the size of its paws—by the neck and mouth. The infant girl is looking straight towards the viewer. [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Chatsworth, Derbyshire]

Chatsworth, Derbyshire

The engraving, based on a picture by Thomas Allom, shows in the foreground deer and people on horseback under large tree, but the view is dominated by the massiveness of the house itself. [more...] [$]

[picture: The baron's Hall at Christmas.]

The baron’s Hall at Christmas.

We see the inside of a medieval banquet hall, probably (by the size of the windows) from the 16th Century or modified at that time. It is Christmas, and various people [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: South Front of Belvoir Castle, Leicestershire]

South Front of Belvoir Castle, Leicestershire

Belvoir Castle, Leicestershire, [more...] [$]


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