Home Chat was a British weekly women's magazine, published by Amalgamated Press.
|Founder||Alfred C. Harmsworth|
History and profileEdit
Alfred Harmsworth founded Home Chat to compete with Home Notes. He ran the Amalgamated Press and through them he published the magazine. He founded it in 1895 and the magazine ran until 1959. It was published as a small format magazine which came out weekly. As was usual for such women's weeklies the formulation was to cover society gossip and domestic tips along with short stories, dress patterns, recipes and competitions.
Reception and circulationEdit
- Clay, C. (2018). Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1918-1939: The Interwar Period. Edinburgh University Press. ISBN 978-1-4744-1254-4. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
- Ledbetter, K. (2009). British Victorian Women's Periodicals: Beauty, Civilization, and Poetry. Nineteenth-Century Major Lives and Letters. Palgrave Macmillan US. ISBN 978-0-230-62018-6. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
- "Magazines and Magazine Publishers". Women's weekly Magazines in Britain. 1987-01-29. Retrieved 2020-01-15.