The Letter P

When perfectly placed and positioned a drop cap letter P just might provide a positive result. Phew, I’m running out of words that begin with the letter P to describe all of these great vintage letter images. These fancy letter images are from a variety of vintage books, magazines and other printed materials. One of them dates all the way back to 1715.

A number of long-forgotten artists and engravers used flowers, curlicues and doodle-like drawings to surround letter P’s and create artistic elements to enhance otherwise text-filled works. Now through the magic of the Internet and Reusable Art, you can include these pieces of history to decorate your own creative endeavors.

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Letter P Design

Vintage letter P design from 1887. One of a set of 18, this letter image features leaves and flowers decorating a black letter P. 150px by 281px.

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1715 Drop Cap P

It does not get more vintage than 1715 when it comes to vintage images. This drop cap p letter drawing has a white letter P surrounded by black flowers.

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Drop Cap P

Colorful drop cap P letter image that was part of a presentation plate in awarding a book to a child in 1895.

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