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Images and some text from The Leisure Hour: An Illustrated Magazine for Home Reading, 1904/5.

Individual images may or may not be out of copyright here; I cannot guarantee that I have it right, sorry. Photographs taken before 1945 in England by British citizens and not published in other European countries are out of copyright. Engravings and drawings that were commissioned (works for hire) are also out of copyright, as are typographic elements. Other items are out of copyright 70 years after the death of the creator, generally.

Title: The Leisure Hour

Author: Various

City: London

Date: 1904

Total items: 17

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: The Birthplace of Charles Dickens]

The Birthplace of Charles Dickens

1 Mile End Terrace, Portsea (now [i.e. 1904] 393 Commercial Road, Portsmouth) [more...] [$]

[picture: Who ploughs with pain his native lea / And reaps the labour of his hands]

Who ploughs with pain his native lea / And reaps the labour of his hands

The farmer stands in a muddy field with one hand on his hip, behind a pair of horses hitched to a single-furrow plough [US: plow]. He wears a hat, a tied neckerchief and tall boots. [more...] [$]

[picture: Gad's Hill Place, near Rochester (Kent, UK)]

Gad’s Hill Place, near Rochester (Kent, UK)

Gad’s Hill Place, Near Rochester [Kent]; The home of Charles Dickens from 1857 to 1870. [more...] [$]

[picture: A Calculating Machine]

A Calculating Machine

“Showing the numbers (in black marks) struck on the register, and the keys struck to multiply 2253 by 84. The answer is shown on the register.” (p. 775) [more...] [$]

[picture: Hobgoblin Hall]

Hobgoblin Hall

A ruined hall, with cobwebs galore, a gothic mansion, a scene of death and decay, of neglect and ruin, a goth dream, perhaps the home of Victor or Victoria from the film Corpse Bride! [more...] [$]


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Images and some text from The Leisure Hour: An Illustrated Magazine for Home Reading, 1904/5.

Individual images may or may not be out of copyright here; I cannot guarantee that I have it right, sorry. Photographs taken before 1945 in England by British citizens and not published in other European countries are out of copyright. Engravings and drawings that were commissioned (works for hire) are also out of copyright, as are typographic elements. Other items are out of copyright 70 years after the death of the creator, generally.


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