Decorated letter M drop cap image from an old children’s book. This public domain letter M image features a letter M that looks like it was carved and painted with a gradient of white to black. There are some decorations which look like they are draped on the peaks of the letter M and some delicate doodles as well.
There were so many wonderful illustrations in Hill’s Album of Biography and Art. The 1882 work by Thomas E. Hill has provided more vintage illustrations for Reusable Art than probably any other resource I’ve found.
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.