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The 1910 Collection
London, New York, Florence: various publishers, 1910-03 / 1912-04

Virginia Woolf famously observed that "on or about December 1910, human character changed"—by which she meant to locate the shift to modernism at the end of the reign of King Edward VII and the beginning of the reign of King George V. To assist teachers and students studying this transitional moment, the MJP offers this collection of sample issues of British and American periodicals from 1910 and 1911, plus one from 1912. These samples are here mainly to provide a perspective on what was being thought, said, pictured, and advertised in both Britain and America at the moment when "human character changed." Please note that, in addition to the issues in this special collection, there are other magazines from 1910 and 1911 in our archive of individual journals.


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