In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The frontispiece to Hokusai's Illustrated Manual on Coloring of 1848 shows a fanatical painter holding five brushes in feet, hands, and mouth, all at work painting.
- Edwards's painting appeared twice, showcased as frontispiece and chapter illustration.
- Owning a photograph of the queen or of your party leader gave a new, direct form of association with national life, and many cheap biographies had real photographs mounted as frontispieces to suggest an intimate relationship.
- Moreover, the identification of the now celebrated and no longer pseudonymous writer with his text was emphasized by an engraved frontispiece which reproduced the head and shoulders of Daniel Maclise's recent portrait of him.
- As a frontispiece, the book reproduces a plate by Albrecht Durer from his 1498 Apocalypse of Saint John, in which the picture of a book prefigures millennial revelations.
- This example, an oration delivered in a Jesuit school, was later printed with a frontispiece representing its visual equivalent.
- Images are from the frontispiece to the 1831 edition of Frankenstein.
- The trophies and insets painted in the vertical margins of the Soane frontispiece and title page may refer to those duties.
- Yet the double-page spread of frontispiece and title page for Konstantin Biebl's collection of poems, With a Ship Importing Tea and Coffee, would have been a winner in the Bauhaus.
- The images in the 15 black-and-white photographs, measuring roughly 24 x 20 inches in the original, are difficult to make out in their reproduction as the book's frontispiece.
- Inside I found a frontispiece of the sort once sees in books of fairy tales - it depicts a boy and his dog at the gates of something like a castle.
- Passerotti's Self-Portrait with Skeleton, Ecorche and Nudes, early 1580s (Warsaw University Library), is presumed to have been drawn as the frontispiece for his book.
- The sisters saw that I was much taken by the book as a handsome period curiosity; also that I was intrigued by the frontispiece engraving of Connop, aged eleven.
- I have pasted over the frontispiece a drawing of Yeats by the Senior Yeats which this edition does not reprint from The Trembling of the Veil.
- Indeed, a photograph of Pinka posing as Flush in a Victorian interior serves as the book's frontispiece.
- In some ways, the writhing full-page illustrations are relief to the genre-scene frontispieces.
- Known for hiring some of the best artists of the day to illustrate his publications, Bell provided each volume with fine engravings, including frontispieces of contemporary actors and actresses.
- The first illustration was a colour frontispiece entitled ‘Chemical Industry, Upheld by Pure Science, Sustains the Production of Man's Necessities.’
- The frontispiece is a photograph of the oldest woman in the world and her son, Bulgarian peasants.
- As a child, Henriette posed for her father's illustration for the frontispiece.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.