The graphic images that comprise this package are superior re-creations of borders, initials, headers, dividers and scrolls from the most famous of Walter Crane's works: the illustration of The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser. George Allen Ruskin House published this work in London in six volumes from 1894 to 1997.
What is in the collection:
The original volumes' graphics are all in black penwork and have been redrawn as in the original black. Most also have unique color renditions specially made for this collection.
The CDs contain (in four file formats: EPS, WMF, TIFF at 600dpi and GIF):
57 large borders (30 black penwork + 27 colored)
56 headers (29 black penwork + 27 colored)
65 dividers (32 black penwork + 33 colored)
19 scrolls (10 black penwork + 9 colored)
115 illuminated initial letters in total, including the long and the short original penwork and colored
Also included are folders titled "Parchemin" (photographic reproductions of parchemins for background use) and "Books Backgrounds" (photographic reproduction of covers and pages of antique books) with images that may be used as backgrounds.
A complete HTML catalog of the contents.
To read more about:
Go to the Faerie Queene page
Go to the Walter Crane page