Amid the flurry of eager paper-clutching public, one holds a publication brandished with the words "Fake News". Detail from The Fin de Siècle Newspaper Proprietor, an illustration featured in an 1894 issue of Puck magazine.

Yellow Journalism: The "Fake News" of the 19th Century. By the middle of the century, the rise of news magazines such as Harper's Weekly and the London Illustrated News covered news events with considerable depth and added a new feature: illustrations.

Oftentimes they're the only sources we have on a certain ancestor or family.

Digital facsimile images of both full pages and clipped articles from hundreds of 19th century U.S. newspapers. For each issue, the newspaper is captured from cover-to-cover, providing access to every article, advertisement and illustration.

As we watch newspapers continue to struggle with the digital transformation, it's worth looking at another time in history when newspapers grappled with a disruptive technology. Oftentimes they're the only sources we have on a certain ancestor or family.

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Newspaper Fonts in the 19th century: William Tyler: 8/19/96 12:00 AM : I the Sherlock Holmes story "Hound of the Baskervilles" Holmes analyzed an anonymous note constructed from words clipped from a newspaper. See full image below — Source. Beginning as literary journals, magazines published work by such authors as Washington Irving and Charles Dickens . Includes the Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY), 1879-1889; the Weekly Courier-Journal, 1879-1889; and the Louisville Public Advertiser, 1819-1841. 18th and 19th century newspapers are wonderful genealogical and historical artifacts. Over two million pages of 19th and early 20th century newspapers go online today, part of the vast British Library collection. 19th century Why Courbet's The Origin of the World is so popular—and it's not what you think Our most-read story of 2016 was about Facebook's legal battle over the French master's work.

The 19th century saw the rise of the magazine as a popular form of journalism. He was able to identify the paper as the London Times by the font. That's right, the introduction of the internet was not the first time newspapers were rocked by revolutionary upheaval.