Atalanta Magazine (page 1/3)


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Title: Atalanta Magazine

Author: Various

Published by: Hatchard's

City: London

Date: 1888

Total items: 12

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: A walk in a romantic dream]

A walk in a romantic dream

A finely-dressed lady and a prince, a young man, walk together through the grass. The prince carries a rose: clearly they are in love. In the background, a [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Tottering Under the Weight of Knowledge]

Tottering Under the Weight of Knowledge

An unidentified elderly gentleman carries a large stack of heavy books; he holds the top one in place with his nose as he shuffles forward. [more...] [$]

[picture: The Queen and the Cat]

The Queen and the Cat

“I will be mother to every one of you [cats],” said the Baroness; “my heart is big enough to hold you all. Kiss me my dear children, all of you. I will love you all, have no fear. [...]” [more...] [$]

[picture: Cherub wth harvest fruit]

Cherub wth harvest fruit

This engraving looks as if it’s of a stone carving; it depicts a cherub, (a sort of putti), together with flowers, vines and fruits; apples, pears, grapes and more; perhaps [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Atalanta Scholarship and Reading Union]

Atalanta Scholarship and Reading Union

This chapter head illustration features a central shield in a scrollwork cartouche bearing the title. On the left a woman gives succor to a youth or maid in distress, a scene in a rainstorm in a forest; on the right in the same forest an older woman sits with apples in her lap and a knife to pare or peel them in her hand; she gives the fruit to three [...]Qui serat scientam fructus juis capiet (those who sow knowledge capture its fruit) [more...] [$]


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Images and extracts from “Atalanta” Magazine collected edition October 1888 to September 1889. This was the first edition, I think, that used colour. The magazine was edited by L. T. Meade and John C. Staples. Most of the items are now out of copyright, and those are the ones (as far as I can tell) that I have selected.


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