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By Franz Sales Meyer

This wonderful selection of historical ornamental decoration includes over 3000 examples starting from the cultures of the Greeks and Romans throughout the Victorians. one of the other kinds of gadgets depicted are tremendous line drawings of chairs, thrones, crowns, heraldic logos, altars, armor, structure and rankings of gadgets utilized in way of life. 3002 black-and-white illustrations.

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Phoenix have similar fronds. The species Leaf of a Fan "Palm (Corypha australis). , have a leaf of similar — shape. The Ivy. ) The Ivy (Iiedera helix) is indigenous to the East, North Africa, South and Central Europe, and England. It is an evergreen climbing shrub which develops into a tree under favourable circumstances. In Beakers for filtering wine ancient times it was sacred to Bacchus. were made of ivy wood. As an attribute of Bacchus it is found twined round the thyrsus which the bacchantes flourished in their hands in processions and dances.

The Ivy (Iiedera helix) is indigenous to the East, North Africa, South and Central Europe, and England. It is an evergreen climbing shrub which develops into a tree under favourable circumstances. In Beakers for filtering wine ancient times it was sacred to Bacchus. were made of ivy wood. As an attribute of Bacchus it is found twined round the thyrsus which the bacchantes flourished in their hands in processions and dances. The Ivy is a common decorative ornament on ancient vases. It was also the symbol of friendship, Ivy leaves are of very especially of the weaker with the stronger.

The Olive was sacred to Athene; Olive branches were the prize La Rome the victorious, Laurelof victory et the Olympian games. crowned, heroes were met on their return home by slaves bearing The Olive branch is the symbol of peace. wreaths of Olive boughs. tation their to Plate 27. symbolical The Laurel, &c. fruit 2. from Nature. Evergreen; (Laurus nohilis). ball or egg shaped, blue black. Laurel 1 their introduction into significance. Olive (Olea europea). blossoms yellowish white; Evergreen; blossoms small, white; fruit oval, greenish, or black.

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