Spanning various geographical places and ancient sessions, those delightfully out of date renderings depict Eskimos in kayaks, medieval knights, Roman gladiators, magicians, firemen, infantrymen, miners, beggars, fops, dandies, Prussian generals, shepherds, artists, acrobats, bullfighters, docs, mythological and spiritual figures (Laocoon, Buddha, Moses, and so on.), priests, prisoners, and extra, representing just about each masculine career and job conceivable.
The subject material on this e book has been selected to replicate the variety of the topic, as an instance the number of kinds of picket engraving, and to be of extreme use to artists and architects. Reproduced from such periodicals as Illustrated London Information, L. a. Nature, Leslie’s, and Harper’s, these engravings will remedy a super many representation issues at an excessively low price. All 412 illustrations are in line and instantly usable; many had been silhouetted through Mr. Harter to extend their usefulness. That is an strangely complete and useful sourcebook that belongs within the operating library of each up to date artist or illustrator.