The Steven Lomazow Collection of American Periodicals

One of the largest periodical collection of all time. The Steven Lomazow Collection consists of almost 30 thousand issues dating back to the early 1700's.  A finer collection of periodical artwork you can't find any where else.


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Local ID: 2399

Estimated Value: $400

Title: Life (Humor)
Category: Humor
Volume: 1
Issue: 1
Date: January 1883
Published in: New York, NY
A humor magazine which preceded and sold its name to the pictorial. Inspired by and modeled after Harvard Lampoon (845) employing raucous but genteel humor, photoengraved illustration and nonpartisan politics, it became the most influential humor magazine of the time and a model for New Yorker (1140) . A miniature facsimile of this issue, 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 was published at a later date. Between 1900 and 1925 its has cover illustration by Maxfield Parrish and Norman Rockwell.