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Illustrated histories

Discussion in 'Writing Resources' started by skip.knox, Oct 3, 2015.

  1. skip.knox

    skip.knox toujours gai, archie Moderator

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    No specific resource here, but a search strategy. A great way to find pictures that resonate with fantasy writers, at least ones who incline toward epic fantasy, is to find 19thc pictures. That was the heyday of detailed, overly-Romantic images of the past. So I do this.

    steel engraving <topic>

    Sometimes useful is

    19th century painting <topic>

    but that's a little more hit-and-miss.

    And, finally, to find both text and pictures, try this one

    illustrated history of <topic>

    The Net is a wonderful place.
     
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