Tag Archives: Angels

Architectural Allegory of the United States

DescriptionEnglish: Allegorical image of the United States, 1779, with an angel proclaiming freedom. There are thirteen columns supporting the arcade and thirteen stars in the arch, and the angel bears a Phrygian cap.
DateJanuary 1779
SourceThe United States Magazine (https://archive.org/details/sim_united-states-magazine-a-repository-of-history-politics_1779-01_1/page/4/mode/2up)

Decorations by Adolfo de Carolis

DescriptionEnglish: Decoration by Adolfo di Carolis for a play by Gabriele d’Annunzio
SourceLa Figlia di Iorio (https://archive.org/details/gri_33125008471969/mode/2up)
AuthorAdolfo de Carolis
These scalable ornaments can be used at any size. The printing is fairly careless in the original book; we have compromised between cleaning up the illustrations completely and keeping every minor printing irregularity.