Atalanta Magazine (page 1/3)


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: 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: 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...] [$]

[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: 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: 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...] [$]

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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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