The Leisure Hour (page 1/3)

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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: 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: 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: Title Page]

Title Page

The Leisure Hour: An Illustrated Magazine for Home Reading. [more...] [$]

[picture: Two of the revellers in Irish peasant costume]

Two of the revellers in Irish peasant costume

Two of the revellers were dressed up to represent an old man and woman in Irish peasant costume. From a great pot in front of them they ladled out boiling tar! [more...] [$]

[picture: The Deceiver: Grania and Verney in the Garden]

The Deceiver: Grania and Verney in the Garden

Grania’s face was full of tenderness, and her eyes seemed to plead for pardon. The hands she held out to Verney trembled. [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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