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A Visit to the Zoological Gardens

Saturday, August 31, 2013


This vivid description of an early-Victorian zoo comes from the pen of Leigh Hunt.
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From the New Monthly Magazine, August, 1836.

New York Houses in 1835

Friday, August 30, 2013


A ripped page renders this article slightly incomplete, but the striking picture it paints of New York in 1835 is too valuable to ignore.

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From The Architectural Magazine, November 1835.


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From Cassell’s Magazine, November (?), 1903.


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From Cassell’s Magazine, October (?), 1903.

Atlantic City in 1903

Thursday, August 29, 2013


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From Cassell’s Magazine, September, 1903.