Pretty, yet simple, floral drop cap letter H. This letter H image is in the public domain and has six other matching letters that would make it great to use for embroidery or scrapbooking. The letters are also simple enough that with a bit of cleverness, you could probably complete the alphabet.
The other floral drop cap letters in this set are: C, E, I, L, and T.
Most of the images from Godey’s Lady’s Book are related to lady’s and home fashions, these are a wonderful exception to that and are from an 1854 issue of the magazine.
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.