Blessed Relief: A Collection of Wood Engravings RSS

A simple blog of engravings and reliefs.

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Oct
21st
Fri
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The Elephant Executioner. From The Story of Man. Wood engraving. 1889.

The Elephant Executioner. From The Story of Man. Wood engraving. 1889.

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Max Ernst. From Une Semaine de Bonté. Collage. 1934. For Brenda.

Max Ernst. From Une Semaine de Bonté. Collage. 1934. For Brenda.

Mar
30th
Tue
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oldbookillustrations:

Ancient mexican vases found in the ruins of Palenque, illustration by P. Broux. From Les merveilles de l’industrie  (The wonders of industry), by Louis Figuier, Paris, circa 1871. Via archive.org.

oldbookillustrations:

Ancient mexican vases found in the ruins of Palenque, illustration by P. Broux. From Les merveilles de l’industrie (The wonders of industry), by Louis Figuier, Paris, circa 1871.
Via archive.org.

Mar
27th
Sat
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William Miller. General View of the Bell Rock Works. 1824.
The Bell Rock Lighthouse is the world’s oldest surviving sea-washed lighthouse.

William Miller. General View of the Bell Rock Works. 1824.

The Bell Rock Lighthouse is the world’s oldest surviving sea-washed lighthouse.

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William Miller. Fungi 171. 1823.

William Miller. Fungi 171. 1823.

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William Miller (again). Fly agaric. 1823.

William Miller (again). Fly agaric. 1823.

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Granite Obelisk of a Single Stone at Seringapatam. Engraving by William Miller. 1824.

Granite Obelisk of a Single Stone at Seringapatam. Engraving by William Miller. 1824.

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Myristica fragrans, Botany Plate 124 engraving by William Miller. 1817.

Myristica fragrans, Botany Plate 124 engraving by William Miller. 1817.

Mar
25th
Thu
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sealmaiden:

Katsushika Hokusai 1760-1849

sealmaiden:

Katsushika Hokusai 1760-1849

Mar
22nd
Mon
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oldbookillustrations:

Mobbing the great sea lantern Illustration by Charles Whymper, from Birds of the wave and woodland, by Phil Robinson, London, 1894. Via archive.org.

oldbookillustrations:

Mobbing the great sea lantern
Illustration by Charles Whymper, from Birds of the wave and woodland, by Phil Robinson, London, 1894.
Via archive.org.