Black and white fancy letter B image with swirls making up each of the loops of the letter. This drop cap letter B image is copyright free and part of a set of 13 letters.
You can check out the other letter images in this set by clicking on the letters that follow:
A, C, E, H, I, L, M, N, O, S, T and U.
All of these letter images were included in the 1872 publicaiton A Book of Emblems with Interpretations Thereof. It remains unclear if the publishers Bell and Daldy used letters from a print foundry, they were drawn by the author Alfred Gatty (1809-1873) or they were drawn by some un-named artist.
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.