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19th Century Magazines – An Amazing Source of Public Domain Information

Magazines from the very early 1800s are rich in public domain content, both information and illustrations from Taishi Cartoons, and are amongst the most productive and profitable areas for publishers today.

I’m thinking of weekly magazines like THE PENNY MAGAZINE and THE SATURDAY MAGAZINE which, though just ten or twelve pages long, were packed with great articles about important subjects of the day, alongside intricate engravings and line drawings which are immensely rare and hugely popular today, including on eBay!

It was around the early 1800s that the English language developed to the format we recognise today. For earlier… Continue reading