The Leisure Hour (page 2/3)

[picture: Title Page]

Title Page

The Leisure Hour: An Illustrated Magazine for Home Reading. [more...]

[picture: The late Philip Bailey in his study at the Rope Walk, Nottingham]

The late Philip Bailey in his study at the Rope Walk, Nottingham

An elderly gentleman with white hair and a white beard sits at a writing desk, pen in hand, gazing out of the window, lost in thought. [more...]

[picture: Rev. John Wesley]

Rev. John Wesley

(From the painting by Romney) [more...]

[picture: Hobgoblin Hall]

Hobgoblin Hall

A ruined hall, with cobwebs galore, a gothic mansion, a scene of death and decay, of neglect and ruin, a goth dream, perhaps the home of Victor or Victoria from the film Corpse Bride! [more...]

[picture: Tyninghame on the Tyne]

Tyninghame on the Tyne

“Tyninghame on the Tyne (Residence of the Earl of Haddington) [more...]

[picture: Two of the revellers in Irish peasant costume]

Two of the revellers in Irish peasant costume

Two of the revellers were dressed up to represent an old man and woman in Irish peasant costume. From a great pot in front of them they ladled out boiling tar! [more...]

[picture: King Edward VII. in his uniform as colonel of a Russian regiment.]

King Edward VII. in his uniform as colonel of a Russian regiment.

King Edward VII of England wearing a dress uniform, complete with medals and sword. Anonymous.

[picture: Charles Dickens in 1830.]

Charles Dickens in 1830.

The original painting by Mrs. Janet Barrow is in storage at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. It is painted on ivory. Mrs. Barrow is said there to have [...] [more...]

[picture: The Birthplace of Charles Dickens]

The Birthplace of Charles Dickens

1 Mile End Terrace, Portsea (now [i.e. 1904] 393 Commercial Road, Portsmouth) [more...]

[picture: Fort Pitt, Chatham]

Fort Pitt, Chatham

The playground of Dickens in his childhood, and the scene of the duel (which never took place!) in Pickwick [more...]

[picture: Dickens at the Blacking Warehouse]

Dickens at the Blacking Warehouse

From a drawing by Fred Bernard. Reproduced in “The Dickens Country” by kind permission of Messrs. Chapman and Hall [more...]


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