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So Enid took his charger to the stall.

Henry Sandham, from The idylls of the king (in shorthand), by  Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Montreal, 1889.

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So Enid took his charger to the stall.

Henry Sandham, from The idylls of the king (in shorthand), by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Montreal, 1889.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, April 12, 2014
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Beheld the long street of a little town.

Henry Sandham, from The idylls of the king (in shorthand), by  Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Montreal, 1889.

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Beheld the long street of a little town.

Henry Sandham, from The idylls of the king (in shorthand), by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Montreal, 1889.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, April 12, 2014
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Circled with her maids 
The lady Lyonors at a window stood
Beautiful among lights

Henry Sandham, from The idylls of the king (in shorthand), by  Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Montreal, 1889.

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Circled with her maids
The lady Lyonors at a window stood
Beautiful among lights

Henry Sandham, from The idylls of the king (in shorthand), by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Montreal, 1889.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, April 12, 2014
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And just for the heck of it, a page of The idylls of the king printed in shorthand. Montreal, 1889.

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And just for the heck of it, a page of The idylls of the king printed in shorthand. Montreal, 1889.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, April 12, 2014
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The stream
Full, narrow; this a bridge of single arc
Took at a leap.

Henry Sandham, from The idylls of the king (in shorthand), by  Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Montreal, 1889.

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The stream
Full, narrow; this a bridge of single arc
Took at a leap.

Henry Sandham, from The idylls of the king (in shorthand), by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Montreal, 1889.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, April 12, 2014
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"Have at thee, then," said Kay.

Henry Sandham, from The idylls of the king (in shorthand), by  Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Montreal, 1889.

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"Have at thee, then," said Kay.

Henry Sandham, from The idylls of the king (in shorthand), by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Montreal, 1889.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, April 12, 2014
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And Guinivere stood by the castle walls to watch him pass. 

Henry Sandham, frontispiece from The idylls of the king (in shorthand), by  Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Montreal, 1889.

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And Guinivere stood by the castle walls to watch him pass.

Henry Sandham, frontispiece from The idylls of the king (in shorthand), by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Montreal, 1889.

(Source: archive.org)

Friday, April 11, 2014
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Inside a farm in Kochersberg.

Alfred Touchemolin, from Strasbourg illustré (Strasbourg illustrated), by Frédéric Piton, Strasbourg, Leipzig, Paris, Basel, 1855.

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Inside a farm in Kochersberg.

Alfred Touchemolin, from Strasbourg illustré (Strasbourg illustrated), by Frédéric Piton, Strasbourg, Leipzig, Paris, Basel, 1855.

(Source: archive.org)

Wednesday, April 9, 2014