The Leisure Hour (page 1/3)

[picture: Front Cover, The Leisure Hour]

Title: The Leisure Hour

Author: Various

Published by: The Leisure Hour

City: London

Date: 1896

Total items: 15

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Some sample images

[picture: Spine of the book]

Spine of the book

This bound edition of The Leisure Hour has a luxurious blue and gold cover. [$]

[picture: In Single File]

In Single File

Three ladies skating on ice one after the other, holding on to a pole. They are Dutch, and have the clogs to prove it. [$]

[picture: Sleighing]


A driver and two passengers (a man and a woman) ride a horse-driven sleigh over the ice. The image, which is printed using a dot-screen method to simulate gray, is signed Davey, and also (I think) Carson. [more...] [$]

[picture: One of the dark cells]

One of the dark cells

From a contemporary sketch. [more...] [$]

[picture: The Robin's Christmas Carol]

The Robin’s Christmas Carol

A robin redbreast sits on a sprig of holly and sings. The holly has berries. In the background is a winter scene with a snow-covered house. [more...] [$]

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Images and extracts from “The Leisure Hour” collected edition of 1896. It was published in London, where copyright lasts until 70 years after a person’s death. There is no editor credited, and usually no artist or engraver, but it’s not inconceivable that a twenty-year-old could have worked on this edition and lived to be over seventy. I have marked the images as being for non-commercial use only, but if you determine that an image is out of copyright, go ahead and use it as you will.

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