Friday, April 29, 2011

Boys' Periodicals of the Nineties

Boys' Periodicals of the Nineties by Walter Dexter, Chambers's Journal Dec 1943. The above image, courtesy of E. M. Sanchez-Saavedra, is from Charles Fox's halfpenny School and Playground Stories, Vol. 1, No. 1, featuring The School in the Wood; or, the Usher's Secret, by Jack Harkaway author Bracebridge Hemyng. The illustrator is Harry Maguire. Dexter dates this to 12 Jan 1898.

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