Pages from AU2: The Kensington Studio Volume, part of the archives of Minton Pottery which are held in Stoke-on-Trent, England. These being images scanned by the archive.

Sketches for vases or jars. Figures 08 to 010. The Kensington Studio Volume, Minton Pottery. No exact date. Image ©  The Minton Archive. Fair use license. via https://www.themintonarchive.org.uk/au2-the-kensington-studio-volume/
Fish design. Figures 016. Figures 08 to 010. The Kensington Studio Volume, Minton Pottery. No exact date. Image ©  The Minton Archive. Fair use license. via https://www.themintonarchive.org.uk/au2-the-kensington-studio-volume/
Designs with flowers and birds. Figures 019-021. The Kensington Studio Volume, Minton Pottery. No exact date. Image ©  The Minton Archive. Fair use license. via https://www.themintonarchive.org.uk/au2-the-kensington-studio-volume/
Stylized floral motif. Figures S56-S63. The Kensington Studio Volume, Minton Pottery. No exact date. Image ©  The Minton Archive. Fair use license. via https://www.themintonarchive.org.uk/au2-the-kensington-studio-volume/
Figures S1312-S1324. The Kensington Studio Volume, Minton Pottery. No exact date. Image ©  The Minton Archive. Fair use license. via https://www.themintonarchive.org.uk/au2-the-kensington-studio-volume/

More selections from Jugendstil imagery from “Jugend: Münchner illustrierte Wochenschrift für Kunst und Leben,” Band 1, Number 1-26 which was published in 1902 in Münich.

Plate 1. Image 13. Richard Schaupp, Munich, illustrator. Collections of the Heidelberg University Library. In the public domain. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/jugend1900_1/0013/image
Image 29. Collections of the Heidelberg University Library. In the public domain. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/jugend1900_1/0029/image
Image 30. Ludwig Hohlwein, Munich, illlustrator. Collections of the Heidelberg University Library. In the public domain. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/jugend1900_1/0030/image

Renaissance calligraphy and botany all in one place. More from the illuminated manuscript “Mira calligraphae monumenta”. Calligraphy done in 1561 and 1562 by Georg Bocskay, secretary to the Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I. Flora and fauna added 30 years later by Joris Hoefnagel at the request of Ferdinand’s grandson Rudolph II.

“Common Apple, European Wild Pansy, and Giant Filbert.” 1561-1562 with illumination added 1591-1596. Flemish and Hungarian, created in Vienna. Watercolors, gold and silver paint, and ink on parchment. Ms. 20 (86.MV.527), fol. 18. Joris Hoefnagel and Georg Bocskay, creators. Collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum. No copyright, part of the Getty Museum’s Open Content program. via http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/2298/joris-hoefnagel-and-georg-bocskay-common-apple-european-wild-pansy-and-giant-filbert-flemish-and-hungarian-1561-1562-illumination-added-1591-1596/
“Sweet Violet and Spanish Broom.” 1561-1562 with illumination added 1591-1596. Flemish and Hungarian, created in Vienna. Watercolors, gold and silver paint, and ink on parchment. Ms. 20 (86.MV.527), fol. 20, Joris Hoefnagel and Georg Bocskay, creators. Collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum. No copyright, part of the Getty Museum’s Open Content program. via http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/2300/joris-hoefnagel-and-georg-bocskay-sweet-violet-and-spanish-broom-flemish-and-hungarian-1561-1562-illumination-added-1591-1596/
“Dianthus and Almond.” 1561-1562 with illumination added 1591-1596. Flemish and Hungarian, created in Vienna. Watercolors, gold and silver paint, and ink on parchment. Ms. 20 (86.MV.527), fol. 21. Joris Hoefnagel and Georg Bocskay, creators. Collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum. No copyright, part of the Getty Museum’s Open Content program. via http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/2302/joris-hoefnagel-and-georg-bocskay-dianthus-and-almond-flemish-and-hungarian-1561-1562-illumination-added-1591-1596/
“Gesner’sTulip, Ichneumon Fly, Kidney Bean, and Scarlet Runner Bean.” 1561-1562 with illumination added 1591-1596. Flemish and Hungarian, created in Vienna. Watercolors, gold and silver paint, and ink on parchment. Ms. 20 (86.MV.527), fol. 23. Joris Hoefnagel and Georg Bocskay, creators. Collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum. No copyright, part of the Getty Museum’s Open Content program. via http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/2304/joris-hoefnagel-and-georg-bocskay-gesner’stulip-ichneumon-fly-kidney-bean-and-scarlet-runner-bean-flemish-and-hungarian-1561-1562-illumination-added-1591-1596/

Gold printed brocade relief specimens. Five in all. Created in Augsburg and Nuremberg, Prussia (Germany) in 1720-1820. Various makers. Made from an engraved copperplate, heated and covered with imitation gold leaf. From the website of rare bookseller Michael Laird.

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Specimen two of 12. Image © Michael Laird Rare Books. Fair use licenses. via https://www.michaellaird.com/pages/books/3075/decorative-papers/book-arts-small-teaching-collection-of-five-5-gold-printed-brocade-relief-paper-specimens

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Specimen four of 12. Image © Michael Laird Rare Books. Fair use licenses. via https://www.michaellaird.com/pages/books/3075/decorative-papers/book-arts-small-teaching-collection-of-five-5-gold-printed-brocade-relief-paper-specimens

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Specimen five of 12. Image © Michael Laird Rare Books. Fair use licenses. via https://www.michaellaird.com/pages/books/3075/decorative-papers/book-arts-small-teaching-collection-of-five-5-gold-printed-brocade-relief-paper-specimens

A new design to dress up every room of your home. Enough to do the box room, too. Pochoir prints from M.P. Verneuil’s 1898 work “L’ornamentation par le pochoir”.

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“Fleurons Varies.” Plate 1, page 5. Collections of the Clark Art Institute Library. Boston Public Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/lornamentationpa00vern/page/n5/mode/2up

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“Bordures, rosaces, écoinçons.” Plate 2, page 7. Collections of the Clark Art Institute Library. Boston Public Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/lornamentationpa00vern/page/n7/mode/2up

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“Bordures et Semis. Palmettes et Ornements.” Plate 3, page 12. Collections of the Clark Art Institute Library. Boston Public Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/lornamentationpa00vern/page/n9/mode/2up

Watercolors of fruit so perfectly done they look real. American. Royal Charles Steadman, botanical illustrator. Living from 1875 to 1964, he was a botanical illustrator and wax fruit modeler for the United States Department of Agriculture.

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“Watermelon/Citrullus lanatus, Tom Watson variety.” Specimen 88882. 1916. American. Watercolor. U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705. Fair use license. via https://usdawatercolors.nal.usda.gov/pom/catalog.xhtml?id=POM00007419&start=0&searchText=&searchField=&sortField=&authorFacet=Steadman%2C+Royal+Charles%2C+b.+1875

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“Watermelon/Citrullus lanatus, Tom Watson variety.” 88882a. 1916. American. Watercolor. U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705. Fair use license. via https://usdawatercolors.nal.usda.gov/pom/catalog.xhtml?id=POM00007420&start=0&searchText=&searchField=&sortField=&authorFacet=Steadman%2C+Royal+Charles%2C+b.+1875

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“Limes/Citrus aurantiifolia from Havana, Cuba.” Specimen 103823. October 30, 1923 image. U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705. Fair use license. via https://usdawatercolors.nal.usda.gov/pom/catalog.xhtml?id=POM00006377&start=0&searchText=&searchField=&sortField=&authorFacet=Steadman%2C+Royal+Charles%2C+b.+1875

Designs for rooms with lots of wallpaper, by interior designer H. Blais. Just copy it all exactly and you can have the most fashionable residence in Paris. Trade samples for J. Grantil who made wallpaper. Not a book, but rather 26 unnumbered leaves of plates that came with a title statement and wrapper. Art Déco.

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“Moderne” and “Sole Mio” Page 1. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF053831/00001/1

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“Cottage” and Mosaique.” Page 9. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF053831/00001/9

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“Bataquia” and “Sylvie.” Page 2. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF053831/00001/2

More Art Déco dreaming, taken from the 1925 publication “Une Ambassade Francaise” from the Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes. Charles Moreau, publisher.

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“Salle a Manger” (table and chairs detail). Page 40. 1925. French. Collections of the Wolfsonian Archives. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF068413/00001/40?search=pochoir%3fsearch%3dpochoir

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“Salon.” Page 42. 1925. French. A Domin and Genevriere, decorators. Redard, architect. Collections of the Wolfsonian Archives. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF068413/00001/42?search=pochoir%3fsearch%3dpochoir

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“Fumoir.” Page 44. 1925. French. Francis Jourdain. Collections of the Wolfsonian Archives. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF068413/00001/44?search=pochoir%3fsearch%3dpochoir

More from Owen Jones “The Grammar of Ornament,” published in London in 1910. Collections of the University of Wisconsin.

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“Chinese number 1.” Plate LIX. University of Wisconsin Digital Collections. In the public domain due to age. via http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDecArts/DLDecArts-idx?type=article&did=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones.i0034&id=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones&isize=M

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“Chinese number 2.” Plate XL [LX]. University of Wisconsin Digital Collections. In the public domain due to age. via http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDecArts/DLDecArts-idx?type=turn&entity=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones.p0231&id=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones&isize=M

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“Chinese number 3.” Plate LXI. University of Wisconsin Digital Collections. In the public domain due to age. via http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDecArts/DLDecArts-idx?type=turn&entity=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones.p0233&id=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones&isize=M

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“Chinese number 4.” Plate LXII. University of Wisconsin Digital Collections. In the public domain due to age. via http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDecArts/DLDecArts-idx?type=turn&entity=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones.p0235&id=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones&isize=M

Decorate your hallway in animals styled up the Jugendstil way. Illustrations from Alexander Koch’s “Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration” which was published in Darmstadt in 1897.

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“Flamingos.” Page 123. 1897. Ludwig Jungnickel, Munich, creator. Collections of and scanned by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/gri_33125006095430/page/n123/mode/2up

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Leoparden. Page 125. Ludwig Jungnickel, Munich, creator. Collections of and scanned by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/gri_33125006095430/page/n125/mode/2up

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Panther. Page 126. Ludwig Jungnickel, Munich, creator. Collections of and scanned by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/gri_33125006095430/page/n125/mode/2up

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Marabus. Page 127. Ludwig Jungnickel, Munich, creator. Collections of and scanned by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/gri_33125006095430/page/n127/mode/1up