Artist: Tom Roberts
A busy scene in the city of Melbourne, Australia, in the late 1800s
Source File: Here : 1426 x 940 pixels.
PD Proof : In Art of Australia Issue 4
Comment: Good for some Australian novel set in or around the city of Melbourne. It’s a wide image, either left or right could be used as a cover.
Artist: Leon Kroll
A cityscape with construction work in the foreground.
Source File: Here : 3200 × 2841 pixels.
PD Proof : In Catalogue of the annual exhibition: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Comment: Great for some American novel set in the early years of New York, or possibly any work about a large city. It’s quite a high resolution picture, so small details could also work.
Artist: George Wesley Bellows
A steam boat pushes through the water, about to pass under a large iron bridge. In the middle distance are many buildings. At the right, onlookers watch the boat.
Source File: Here : 6523 x 4801 pixels.
PD Proof : In Masterpieces of American Painting p.35
Comment: Good for some American novel based in a city with a river. This is a wide, high-resolution file, could be cropped many ways.
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