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Singular Tenures

Monday, January 27, 2014


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From Kirby’s Wonderful and Eccentric Museum, Vol. 3, 1820.

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.

London’s New Motor Hansoms, 1903

Friday, August 30, 2013


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


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From The Architectural magazine, 1835.

European Emigration in 1817

Monday, August 26, 2013


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From The Analectic Magazine, July, 1817. Washington Irving appears to have been the editor, and contributed at least some of the articles.