Classic Text Textures

Classic Text Textures

29/09/2021 0 By Carol

6 textures using text from classic novels. Free download

Classic Text Textures

These classic text textures use excerpts from classic novels. Using various fonts and vintage style paper backgrounds. They are 3250px x 2214px .jpg format, 72ppi. Please have fun and enjoy them!

David Copperfield

‘The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger, of Blunderstone Rookery’ was published from May 1849 to November 1850 in 19 monthly one-shilling instalments.
Charles Dickens’ ‘David Copperfield’ book was first published on 14 November 1850.

Font used: Felipa
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Moby Dick

‘Moby-Dick; or, The Whale’ was written by Herman Melville. The author intended the novel to take around 6 months to write, however it finally took 18 months. It was first published in England in October 1851, then in the US in November of the same year.

Font used: Darleston

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The Pickwick Papers

‘The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club’ also known as The Pickwick Papers was Charles Dickens’ first novel. Serialised from March 1836 to November 1837, the full novel was published in 1837.

Font used: Great Vibes

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Treasure Island

Originally serialised in the children’s magazine Young Folks between 1881 and 1882 under the title ‘Treasure Island or the Mutiny of the Hispaniola’. Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel was first published as a book in November 1883 under the title ‘The Sea Cook: A Story for Boys’.

Font used: Exmouth

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Utopia was written by Thomas More in Latin and was first published in 1516. It was published in English in 1551. Thomas More was knighted in 1523 (making him Sir Thomas More), and became Lord Chancellor in 1529, under the monarchy of Henry VIII. He was executed for Treason in July 1535. Pope Leo XIII beautified Thomas More in December 1886, hence he became Saint Thomas More.

Font used: Seagram TFB

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Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray was first published as a 19-volume monthly serial from 1847 to 1848, carrying the subtitle ‘Pen and Pencil Sketches of English Society’. It was first published as a book in 1848.

Font used: Chopin Script

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