The Leisure Hour (page 1/3)

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[picture: Front Cover, The Leisure Hour]

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.

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: Sleighing]

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: Darjeeling Railway 1]

Darjeeling Railway 1

“India can show a most interesting experiment in railway constructioon in the recently built line to Darjeeling, on the slopes of the Himalayas. The problem to be solved by its projectors was how to construct a railway for goods and passenger traffic which shouold rise to a height of 7,000 feet in a distance of forty-five miles. The distance as the [...] [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...] [$]

[picture: Back cover]

Back cover

Even the back of this book has a floral decoration, in black against the blue cloth. [$]

[picture: Front Cover, The Leisure Hour]

Front Cover, The Leisure Hour

Blue cloth with black and gold printing; a fine cover for this collection of The Leisure Hour from 1896. [$]


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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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