Ackermann’s Repository of Arts

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Ackermann’s Repository of Arts

The Repository of Arts was a magazine published by Rudolph Ackermann from 1809 to 1828.

This periodical is most well known for its fashion plates, but, while significant, they were by no means the primary focus of the publication. The full title was The Repository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions, and Politics. Each issue included reports on all of these subjects, plus many other articles covering a wide variety of topics, with a heavy emphasis on history, science, and technology.

Each volume covers half a year, comprising one issue per month plus one supplementary issue.

  • The first series comprised 14 volumes published from January 1809 to December 1815.
  • The second series comprised 14 volumes published from January 1816 to December 1822.
  • The third series comprised only 12 volumes published from January 1823 to December 1828.

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This work was published before January 1, 1928, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.