Routledge's Every Boy's Annual


Embossed and gold-stamped paper

8 1/4 x 5 1/2

This lovely title page with its gold background reminiscient of the Victorian revival of intertest in medieval revival manuscript design, clearly conveys its ideals of youthful masculinity and its proper outdoor activities: fishing, rowing, skating, and cricket, only one of which is not solitary.

Other Material from this periodical

  • Cover, 1865
  • Cover, 1885
  • Title-page, 1885
  • Photograph by Siobhan Lam

    Text by George P. Landow

    [This image may be used without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose.]

    Courtesy of the John Hay Library, Brown University