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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[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: Golden Strings]

Golden Strings

By permission of the Berlin Photographic Company
By J. M. Strudwick. [more...] [$]

[picture: Apteryx Mantelli.  From a Photograph.]

Apteryx Mantelli. From a Photograph.

The Apteryx is the name given to the genus of birds moer commonly known as the kiwi; they are native to New Zealand. The Apteryx Mantelli is the north Island Brown Kiwi bird. [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: One of the dark cells]

One of the dark cells

From a contemporary sketch. [more...] [$]


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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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