Framed Letter S

Vintage drop cap letter image that is one of a group of 11 used within a public domain book. This fancy letter S image is approximately 100 pixels by 110 pixels. It contains a solid frame surrounding a dark letter S and decorated with swirls and curls. Areas of dense doodle-like decoration and less-decorated areas work together to both decorate and emphasize the S.

If you like this image, you’ll be sure to like the others in the set. The other letters are:

A, C, E, I, L, N, O, T and W.

Ernets Ingersoll’s publishers decorated his 1887 work The Crest of the Continent with these fancy letter, drop cap images.

Framed Letter S

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.