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Initial Letter H

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Title

Initial Letter H

Description

Initial letter H is capitalized. The letter is framed within a double-lined square. The letter is white on a black background, the background is studded with white dots. The letter Is composed of two vertical lines on the left and right and one horizontal line connecting them. The vertical lines are thicker and flare out at both ends. The horizontal line is about one third the width of the vertical lines. Behind the letter stands an ornate chalice or urn. The bowl of the chalice rests above the horizontal line of the initial letter, and at its base it is wreathed in petals. The stem of the chalice is straight and stands below the horizontal line of the initial letter. it has a three-tiered base and below this there is ornate direction spun in a clockwise pattern and mirrored on both sides. A similar design is found above the chalice. There are leaves, flowers, and vines behind the initial letter and spread out throughout the innermost box of the square.

Source

Ryerson University Library Archives and Special Collections

Date

Volume Three: July 1896
Volume Four: August 1896
Volume Eight: December 1896

Rights

Public Domain

Relation

Yellow Nineties 2.0, edited by Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, Ryerson Centre for Digital Humanities

Format

jpg

Type

Initial Letter

Identifier

Volume Three
SAVOYV3o_initH_p40
SAVOYV3o_initH_p59
SAVOYV3o_initH_p91

Volume Four
SAVOYV4o_initH_p66

Volume Eight
SAVOYV8o_initH_p13

Date Created

JDC 14 May 2019

Date Modified

LJK 17/22 May 2019

References

Please visit our collection of all Initial Letters found in The Savoy: http://ornament.library.ryerson.ca/items/show/144