y The Home periodical issue  
Note: Cover design.
Issue Details: First known date: 1931 vol. 12 no. 5 1 May 1931 of The Home est. 1920
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Notes

  • Includes a full-page editorial statement promoting the journal as a premium advertising medium which attracts a quality readership. With the header 'Every Page of "The Home" Delivers Its Message', the text concludes: 'No other papers in the Commonwealth can claim to attract readers by their advertisements - their pages of advertised matter are quite a secondary consideration in the minds of their subscribers. When one bears these facts in mind it must be seen that The Home, which reaches the class of people with money to spend, is the ideal advertising medium in Australia to-day.' (p. 5)
  • Contains a reference to Hera Roberts (q.v.), an artist who contributed numerous cover designs to The Home during the 1920s and 1930s: 'Miss Hera Roberts whose work for The Home is well known to our readers, has had a compliment paid to her poster designs which she does for The Home. Commercial Art, published by the London Studio, has reproduced two of her posters in colour in the current issue. One of her Home covers appeared in a previous number of this publication.' (content appears in the Sydney 'Personal and Social' column)
  • Includes the brief section, 'A New Use for "The Home" Covers' (by G. M.), where a reader describes how they wallpapered the 'living-room of a little country cottage' using the journal's covers: ‘I had saved back numbers of "The Home" for the last few years. I cut off the covers, trimmed the pictures, and pasted them round the walls in the form of a dado…When one deals with "The Home" covers in this way, one realises as never before what a delightful series of covers have been used on this magazine in the eleven years of its life...On the walls of my living-room are represented George Lambert, Margaret Preston, Thea Proctor, Doris Zinkeisen, Schoukaeff, Hera Roberts, [and] Adrian Feint...My thanks go out...to the editors of "The Home" for their consistently good choice of covers for their publication.' (content appears in the topical monthly column, 'Contributed Comments')

Contents

* Contents derived from the 1931 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Pioneer Families of Australia No. 16 : The Gellibrands, Charles H. Bertie , 1931 single work biography (p. 41, 61)
Note: Written as: C. H. Bertie
Miss Brown's Holiday, Patricia Blackwood , 1931 single work short story (p. 43, 65, 68, n.p.n. inside back cover)
Note:
  • Written as: Lady Patricia Russell
  • illus.

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