Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Titel:
Lettering in ornament
Person:
Day, Lewis Foreman
Persistente ID:
urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-2211562
PURL:
https://digitalesammlungen.uni-weimar.de/viewer/resolver?urn=urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-2212023
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DESCRIPTIVE 
LIST 
OF 
ILLUSTRATIONS. 
ENGRAVING on COPPER. The alphabet inscribed on a. scroll. 
H. S. Beham. (B. M.) 
PART OF A sgvmu: CARPET. The ornament consists almost 
entirely ofinscribecl scrolls. German. (V. 8: A. M.) 
CYPHER AND INSCRIBED LABELS, designed for the "Art 
Journal Illustrated Catalogue of the Exhibition of 185x," 
by W. Harry Rogers. (H. Virtue 65- Co.) 
The words 
Gospels. 
SECUNDUM 
German. 
LUCAM, from 
15th century. 
manuscript 
of 
the 
Two names, CHARLES and MAUD, intermingled with symbolic 
and decorative intent. (L. F. D.) 
GOTHIC PEW-END, with letter G used decoratively. 
Church in Somersetshire. 14th century. 
From a. 
IRON BOLT'PLATES in the form of a letter F. 
of Frangois Ier. 
French. 
Period 
BORDER OF A PAGE from "The Book of Wedding Days." 
Branches of the brier rose, appropriate to the month, 
spell JUNE. Designed by Walter Crane. 
66. ENGRAVED PANEL, in which florid Gothic foliage resolves 
itself, upon examination, into the at first unsuspected word 
ISRAEL, and (sideways) the letter M. Subsidiary labels 
bear mottoes "Da gloriam Deo," etc. From a. print (in 
which, however, the design is reversed), engraved by 
Israel van Meckenen. German. 15th century. (B. M.) 
The letters R  L  L. s  v, coloured, with so little regard to shape 
as further to disguise already florid forms. Embroidered, 
border-wise, on linen. German Gothic. (V. 8: A. M.) 
GOLDEN VOTIVE CROWN, found near Toledo. Suspended from 
it in the form of a fringe are the letters RECCESSVINTI-IUS, 
in cloisonned mosaic of coloured stones. Visigothic 
workmanship of the 7th century. (Cluny Museum.) 
in relief upon a bronze memorial tablet 
1616.  
MERCI-IANT'S MARK, 
at Nuremberg.
        

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