1001 Illuminated Initial Letters: 27 Full-Color Plates

Illuminated Initial Letters Full Color Plates The illuminated letters in this volume by the great Victorian designer Owen Jones many taken from an illustrated edition of The Psalms of David represent popular alphabet motifs that have been copie

  • Title: 1001 Illuminated Initial Letters: 27 Full-Color Plates
  • Author: OwenJones
  • ISBN: 9780486256078
  • Page: 399
  • Format: Paperback
  • The illuminated letters in this volume by the great Victorian designer Owen Jones, many taken from an illustrated edition of The Psalms of David, represent popular alphabet motifs that have been copied by artists and designers for than a century throughout Europe and North America Each page of this versatile archive contains approximately 40 magnificently embellishedThe illuminated letters in this volume by the great Victorian designer Owen Jones, many taken from an illustrated edition of The Psalms of David, represent popular alphabet motifs that have been copied by artists and designers for than a century throughout Europe and North America Each page of this versatile archive contains approximately 40 magnificently embellished individual letters of the alphabet There s also an additional page of equally attractive Arabic and Roman numerals Foliated and filigreed designs ranging from small to large, simple to spectacular display the meticulous craftsmanship and attention to detail that have become synonymous with Victorian design Commercial artists, graphic designers, and craftspeople will find this elegant and versatile treasury of copyright free decorative letters an excellent and indispensable sourcebook for graphic projects calling for old fashioned Victorian charm.

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    1. Good visual reference for leafy Gothic Revival (circa 1864) initial letters; illustrated in indigo, vermillion & gold.

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