Victorian Walnut Ice Cream

This sounds amazing…

A Dollop of History

While hunting for vintage Halloween recipes I came across a very interesting magazine published in the 1880s and 1890s.

Ingall’s Home and Art Magazine was a monthly publication out of Massachusetts about fine art, decorating, cooking and a wide variety of other topics. The three most common categories include Brush Studies, Easy Lessons in Art and Domestic Helps. There’s a little bit of everything in there, from poetry and opinion pieces to biographical sketches of artists and detailed instructions for drawing with charcoal and mixing paint.

In my research I found very little solid information about Ingall’s Home and Art Magazine. It appears to have been published monthly, but is better known for its annual collections printed in numbered volumes. I did find an announcement in an 1895 volume of The Writer: A Monthly Magazine for Literary Workers that J. Fred Ingalls sold his magazine to publisher W. N. Hartshorn…

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