Category Archives: Allegory

Some Allegorical Ornaments from 1830

Description
English: Allegorical printer’s ornaments from 1830
Date
Source Specimen of Printing Types and Ornaments from the Letter-Foundry of J. Howe, & Co., Philadelphia, 1830 (https://archive.org/details/specimenofprinti00jhow/page/n5)
Author Anonymous

The background has been made transparent for use against any color.

Gold Medal from the Exposition universelle internationale de 1878

Description
English:?Illustration of a gold medal from the 1878 Exposition universelle internationale in Paris (won by Byron Weston of Dalton, Mass., for Linen Record and Ledger Paper)
Date
Source Books and Notions, January, 1892 (https://archive.org/details/stationeryoffic189293toro/page/n25)
Author Unknown engraver

The Genius of Health recieving the Tributes of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America, and delivering them, to the British Reader

Description
English: Colored allegorical engraving depicting “The Genius of Health recieving [sic] the Tributes of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America, and delivering them, to the British Reader”
Date
Source The British Herbal, 1756 (https://archive.org/stream/mobot31753000320108#page/n1/mode/1up)
Author S. Wale, illustrator; H. Roberts, engraver