3200 Old-Time Cuts and Ornaments

3200 Old-Time Cuts and Ornaments

by Blanche Cirker (Editor)


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3200 Old-Time Cuts and Ornaments by Blanche Cirker

An ideal sourcebook for artists and designers, this collection comprises a cornucopia of appealing royalty-free designs, illustrations, and embellishments, brought together from a rare catalog published by a note French typography foundry at the turn of the last century. More than 100 of the best plates from that catalog — containing over 3,200 clear, detailed illustrations and covering an enormous range of subjects — have been painstakingly reproduced in this volume.
Among the eye-catching spot illustrations and motifs included here are fruits, flowers, plants, and trees; animals; playing cards; angels, saints, and religious motifs; musical instruments; carriages and sailing vessels; sporting events; household furnishings and equipment; hats, shoes, parasols, and other clothing items; military figures in full garb; and much more. Here also are ornamental borders, elaborate mortised cuts, banners, wreaths, and a host of other line are ideal for framing, embellishing, or calling attention to printed matter.
This comprehensive selection of charming cuts from a bygone era will provide artists and illustrators with a nearly inexhaustible supply of royalty-free graphics awash in period ambience — perfect for use in catalogs, brochures, newsletters, and a host of other artistic and print projects.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486417325
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 06/13/2001
Series: Dover Pictorial Archive
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 998,257
Product dimensions: 9.38(w) x 12.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Frames, Borders, Scrolls, and Wreaths
Headpieces and Tailpieces, Ornaments
Religious Subjects
General Subjects, Miscellaneous
Menu Designs
Food and Drink
Goods and Merchandise, Trade Cuts
Flowers and Plants
Animals and Sports

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