Strines Journal

  • Reference
      GB 133 Eng MS 1422/1
  • Dates of Creation
      Sep-Dec 1852
  • Physical Description
      240 x 178 mm. 1 vol., xii + 136 pp. Binding: half-bound in green calf, marbled-paper boards.

Scope and Content

The Strines Journal, volume 1, nos 1-4.

Essays and articles: the science of Ancient Egypt, saints and heroes; Practical Science: photography, with diagrams, gold, statistics, vision, with diagrams; Travels and Excursions: Belle Vue, Lyme Park; Fine Arts: a visit to the Royal Manchester Institution; Our Monthly Observations; Phenomena of Nature: the waterspout, the volcano; Original Poetry; Miscellaneous: the 'Language of Lawyers', Manchester Free Library, domestic life in India, Stonehenge; Varieties.

Illustrations include: Lyme Hall, portrait of the late Duke of Wellington, the Waterspout, Strines Print Works, Marple Hall, the Volcano, Manchester Free Library, Stonehenge. Illustrative techniques: predominantly ink drawings in imitation of engraving. Frontispiece: moonlit view of Strines Print Works in ink and watercolour.