[The Child]

Title: Shishu [The Child]

Editor (s): Barodakanta Majumdar

Publisher: Bhattacharya & Sons

Printer: Not mentioned

First issue: April-May 1913

Price: Annual subscription - 1rupee 50 paisa

About: This illustrated juvenile periodical presented a colourful combination of mythological tales, lighthearted poems, amusing stories, articles on general science and pieces on the British monarchs. Some of the authors writing for Shishu were Yogindranath Sarkar, Kartikchandra Dasgupta, Shibratan Mitra, Hariprasanna Dasgupta and Dakshinaranjan Mitra Majumdar.

Illustrations: Illustrated with blocks as well as photographs and line drawings in half-tone prints. The periodical claimed to print coloured pictures on every page for children. Most of the full page illustrations were engraved and printed by K.V. Seyne & Bros.

[Unfortunately the periodical has been digitised for the Bengali Periodicals and Newspapers Archive at the CSSS with balck and white impressions]

Pages: 16 

Genre: Periodical, Monthly

Source: The Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata

Shelfmark: NA

Pages featured:
1. Title Page
2. Page 132

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