A clearly visible fancy letter M is put on a pedestal in this drop cap M image. Fancy and delicate scrollwork surround and solid black M to make this drop cap image both solid and dainty.
This is a stock publisher’s image that was included in the book A Box of Stories: Packed for Young Folks that was published by Blackie & Son of Glasgow. It dates back to at least 1883.
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.