Fancy letter G drawing used as an initial. This fancy letter image is a bit different in that it was used as a middle initial and has a period built into the design to indicate it is an initial rather than a drop cap image. The decoration is somewhat simple and delicate.
There are over 200 wonderful, vintage illustrations on Reusable Art that were included in Hill’s Album of Biography and Art. We have the author, Thomas E. Hill, for publishing such a wonderful resource in 1882.
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.