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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.

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: Hark! the sea is crying to me in pain!]

Hark! the sea is crying to me in pain!

Thus the two lived on, each for the other, in one long summertime, lit by their great love. The nights grew long; day after day the sea fought fiercely with the cruel winds that broke its rest. and the frost grew keen, yet [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Artistic Cats]

Artistic Cats

Three groups of cats are in this engraving. THe left-most pair are wearing human clothing and standing upright. In the centre, one cat is dressed as an artist, and is using a paintbrush and pallette, painting the stripes onto the other cat. The right-most cat is admiring itself in the mirror. One could read this as a story: the cat on the left being [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: A Fair Reader]

A Fair Reader

A Fair Reader—perhaps a somewhat sexist caption by today’s standards! A lady, presumably fair or beautiful, is sitting at a desk holding an open book, reading; other books lie on the desk in [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Four Cherubs With Garlands, Ribbons and Flowers]

Four Cherubs With Garlands, Ribbons and Flowers

These four winged cherubs, tastefully nude, have spring flowers, ribbbons or garlands, and are dancing playfully in the air. They were used as a tail-piece at the end of a [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Boy Fairy Resting on a Flower]

Boy Fairy Resting on a Flower

An end-of-chapter tailpiece showing a small nude boy laying on a sunflower, and holding a daisy in one hand; his feet rest on another daisy. I think he is meant to be a [...] [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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