Who’s that Abe Lincoln-looking dude on the left balconey? I could swear he was an Easter Egg deliberately placed by the author. Perhaps the figure is only there to demonstrate scale. If you zoom in though, the face has great character. It’s just odd, is all.
Link to full scanned book at the Internet Archive: https://archive.org/details/architecturalill00bill_1
The above engraving (plate XXXVII) is drawn by author R.W. Billings. It depicts the Carlisle Cathedral’s “ancient ceiling of the choir destroyed by fire in 1764”. It is in a book titled “Architectural Illustrations, History and Description of Carlisle Cathedral” (1840) by Robert William Billings.
"Keep Posting"
Film Bulletin, 6 December 1948, 24.
https://archive.org/stream/indepe16film#page/n679/mode/1up
Robert Hichens, The Black Spaniel and Other Stories, New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1905, front cover.
https://archive.org/details/blackspanielando00hichrich
"The New York Cotton Exchange
Beaver, William and Pearl Streets, Hanover Square”
Photographic Panorama of New York’s most Beautiful Views : Boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn, from Original Plates. New York: Home Life Publishing Company, 1905.
https://archive.org/details/photographicpano00home
Like the notes of the musical scale, the prismatic colours are seven, as shewn in the following diagram.
Figure. 1. Compound Gamut.
From:
MacDonald, John Denis, Sound & Colour: their Relations, Analogies & Harmonies (London: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1869), 13.
https://archive.org/details/soundcolourtheir00macd
"Sweet Caporal"
Liqueurs et Tabacs (Montreal: Compagnie de Publications Commerciales, 1908), 7:48
https://archive.org/details/liqueurstabacs1908mont
British Columbia Coast Service. Alaska. Canadian Pacific Railway, 1916.
http://archive.org/details/alaskabritishcol00cana
Figure 7.
The Philadelphia Electric Company’s new building in its cloak of ever changing color. This gives but a faint appearance of this graceful tower, which pierces the night sky, presenting a slowly changing spectacle of vivid color. A full description of the necessary control apparatus which makes possible the mobile color will be found on the following pages.
Mobile Color Lighting, Bulletin 47 (Mount Vernon, NY: Ward Leonard Electric Company, 1928), 18.  http://archive.org/details/MobileColorLighting1928
Muller, E. “A Flower Panel,” [Illustration] The Decorator and Furnisher 14 (1889): 105. Accessed July 27, 2013. http://archive.org/details/jstor-25585838
Contes Roses de ma Mere-Grand (cover)
by Charles Robert-Dumas, illustrated by Maurice Lalau
Paris: Boivin & Companie, 1914
http://archive.org/details/contesroses00robe