Friday, April 25, 2008

Calligraphy Portraits

BibliOdyssey always turns up wonderful stuff.

Pictured above:

Bust portrait of [King] Charles II in state robes, with garter chain, in an oval, printed within a second plate with calligraphic flourishes; a cutting of the top left corner from a official legal document. 1660s Engraving printed from two plates on vellum (Anonymous).

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