Welcome to The Waterloo Directory of English Newspapers and Periodicals, 1800-1900, a subject-inclusive, language-inclusive bibliography of 50,000 publications, 48,000 personal names, 4,572 issuing bodies and 756 subjects. Editor John S. North.
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Interesting Title Page
Reproduced by permission, Cambridge University Library
"By the 1850's, news from France could reach London in a matter of minutes...The sense of immediacy in foreign news coverage which such improvements produced, coupled with a series dramatic events in Europe - not least the revolutions of 1848 - helped promote a growing public demand for sensation, news and outrage which publications such as the Illustrated London News...were aimed at satisfying" (Barker, p.221). Its main rival was <iThe Graphic./i>