Biblical Illustrations for Easter Sunday

These beautiful color lithographs were printed at the Avil Printing Company in Philadelphia around 1888. The colors seem to be as intense today as the day they were printed. Just one thing to love about color lithographs from this time. Happy Easter to all!These illustrations were in ‘The Beautiful Story: A Companion Book to the Holy Bible’ written and edited by J.W. Buel.  Published by Peerless Publishing Co., Cincinnati, Ohio. Copyright, 1887, by H.S. Smith.

About redbudart

I live in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, just outside of Portland, Oregon. My usual interests are cooking, wine, horticulture, art, and old books, but lately I've been obsessed with saving for a piece of land, so I can practice sustainability and learn to live as close to the land as possible, and then help others to do the same. To relax I listen to Dharma talks. Namaste!
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