This vintage drop cap letter W is one of a set of 11 fancy letter images used in a public domain book. The set of letter images all feature a solid dark border around a letter decorated with swirls and curls. The letter W and the O both include floral elements.
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Ernets Ingersoll’s publishers decorated his 1887 work The Crest of the Continent with these fancy letter, drop cap images.
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.