Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Ephemera
These are details of some beautiful coloured engravings from 1751 that I bought on Saturday for $12 each. They are quite large, a little tattered but on the whole they are in pretty good shape considering they are 258 years old! I get so excited the moment the scanned image appears on my computer screen - I love looking at these up close. I feel certain that I can use some of these details in some Cartolina product in the near future.


3 comments:

piddix said...

Those colors are amazing, and the little details everywhere.

Can't wait to see them in your cards somehow.

Jess said...

I'm smitten with that first one! It calls to mind Marie Antoinette. :)

Julie said...

These are gorgeous ~ and what a great price! I am curious, did you find these at an antique mall or flea market or somewhere else? I find it amazing that such wonderful pieces can still be found now and then ~ and for affordable prices! Can't wait to see how you utilize them in your design work!

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