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The colonel stood by, looking gravely through his glasses.

From  The Cornhill Magazine vol. 39, London, 1879.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

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The colonel stood by, looking gravely through his glasses.

From The Cornhill Magazine vol. 39, London, 1879.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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With the tears in her great eyes.

From  The Cornhill Magazine vol. 39, London, 1879.

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With the tears in her great eyes.

From The Cornhill Magazine vol. 39, London, 1879.

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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I am used to being rejected.

From  The Cornhill Magazine vol. 39, London, 1879.

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I am used to being rejected.

From The Cornhill Magazine vol. 39, London, 1879.

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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The question is: do you like me?

From  The Cornhill Magazine vol. 39, London, 1879.

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The question is: do you like me?

From The Cornhill Magazine vol. 39, London, 1879.

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Till Friday.

From  The Cornhill Magazine vol. 39, London, 1879.

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Till Friday.

From The Cornhill Magazine vol. 39, London, 1879.

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Monday, September 29, 2014
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"You know my weaknesses," said the signor, stiffly.

From  The Cornhill Magazine vol. 39, London, 1879.

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"You know my weaknesses," said the signor, stiffly.

From The Cornhill Magazine vol. 39, London, 1879.

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Monday, September 29, 2014

Ball Knife

An old blunt-edged knife, that pressmen lay by, to scrape their balls with. — M.
It is generally an old table knife; but a sharp-edged one is better than a blunt one, if it be carefully used. The use of the Ball Knife is now nearly superseded by the adoption of composition rollers.

From A Dictionary of the Art of Printing, by William Savage, London, 1841.

Sunday September 28 2014 — 26 notes
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Cologne, 16th Century house.It could be interesting to compare this etching with the lithograph of the same subject by Samuel Prout…

From Villes anséatiques (Hanseatic Cities), by Jean-Baptiste Gaspard Roux de Rochelle, Paris, 1844.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

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Cologne, 16th Century house.
It could be interesting to compare this etching with the lithograph of the same subject by Samuel Prout…

From Villes anséatiques (Hanseatic Cities), by Jean-Baptiste Gaspard Roux de Rochelle, Paris, 1844.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

(Source: archive.org)

Sunday, September 28, 2014