You might have wondered where all of these great fancy letters and drop cap images on Reusable Art are coming from. Around the turn of the last century, many publishers relied on print foundries for type faces, pre-cut rubber-stamp like blocks for printing images of everything from sale tags to drop cap letters like this one which was used in Flowers of the Hunt. It was published in 1889.
This letter A image could be viewed a couple of different ways. It could be described as having two flowers and a pair of fruits. Or, that flower on the upper right might just be a dragon fly instead. I see a dragon fly. It adds a bit of whimsy to this otherwise pretty standard fancy letter A image.
This image is copyright free and in the public domain anywhere that extends copyrights 70 years after death or at least 120 years after publication when the original illustrator is unknown.