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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: Reaching After Knowledge]

Reaching After Knowledge

A well-dressed lady, complete with bonnet, climbs a step-ladder to reach down a book. [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...] [$]

[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: Spring hedge-border corner image with love-birds]

Spring hedge-border corner image with love-birds

A Valentine’s Day image from 1888; this border was in the upper-left of a page of poetry for Valentine’s Day, and features leaves and berries and two romantic little song-birds. [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...] [$]


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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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