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Caption Mirror of Literature
Catalog Number 1985.011.0021
Object Name Handbill
Scope & Content The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction. A sixteen page booklet dated Saturday, April 11, 1840 consisting of short stories, sketches, and poems. Printed by J. Limbind 143, Strand (near Sumersat House)

This is their 1000 issue and a proud editorial is printed on the back page telling us that the first issue was printed November 2, 1822,

A statement in part: -- Gratifying is the reflection, that the pages of The Mirror have been the means of nurturing youthful talent, by introducing their effusions to the notice of its numerous readers; among them may be named the late Miss Beevor, Mr. Carter, and also others who feel a repugnance in having their names made public.

Included a scan of the original Object Inventory Worksheet from 1993
Catalog type Archive
Collection Benicia Historical Museum Collection
People Cleveland
Subjects Magazines
Presidents
Jewelers
Photographs
Tailors
Advertisements
Cities
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Date 1840
Imagefile 004\19850110021.JPG
Updated 2016-07-22