Initial Letter N
Initial letter N 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 side of the page; they are connected by a diagonal line that runs from the top of the right line to the bottom of the left. The bottom of the right line and the top of the left tine are flared. Above the diagonal line and to the left of the right line there is engraved the head of a lion, facing frontally. There are leaves, flowers, and vines behind the initial letter and spread out throughout the innermost box of the square.
Ryerson University Library Archives and Special Collections
Volume Three: July 1896
Yellow Nineties 2.0, edited by Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, Ryerson Centre for Digital Humanities
JDC 14 May 2019
LJK 17/22 May 2019
Please visit our collection of all Initial Letters found in The Savoy: http://ornament.library.ryerson.ca/items/show/144