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Public Humanities

The Maltese Falcon

John Huston. The Maltese Falcon. 1941. Luna Collection.

Reading the News

Adrian van Ostade. Reading the News at the Weaver's Cottage. 1673. Metropolitan Museum of Art. Luna Insight collection.

Lady Hamilton

George Romney. Lady Hamilton as Serena Reading the Newspaper. 1791. Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Luna Insight collection.

Morning News

Helen Maria Turner. Morning News. 1915. Jersey City Museum. Luna Insight collection.

Petite Bourse

H. Meyer. Petite Bourse du Boulevard des Italiens. engraving, 19th century. Luna Insight collection.

Peasant Reading

Daniel Chodowiecki. A Peasant Reading. 1757. Luna Collection.

Historical American Newspapers: General

Everett Shinn. Park Row, Morning Papers. ca. 1900. Private Collection. Luna Insight collection.

Providence Journal

Historical Newspapers: International

Anonymous French. Reading the Newspapers. engraving, 1815. Anne S. K. Brown Military Collection.

Historical American Newspapers on the Internet

Historical Periodicals

See also subject guide: Images: Finding and Using for sections on fashion and historical materials.

Eastman Johnson. The Brown Family. 1869. National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. Luna Insight collection.

Other Primary Sources

For additional primary material, please see also the resource guides for American Studies,

Comparative Literature and Literary Arts.

Ebook Collections