Talk:Burton's Gentleman's Magazine

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did the magazine take advertisments?[edit] (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 11:55, 30 May 2009 (UTC).

That's a good question. It doesn't seem likely. Though print advertising certainly existed, it seems like the magazine industry of the antebellum period wasn't a part of it, Burton's included. My guess is that, unlike today, the majority of their expenses were intentionally covered by subscriptions. Here's a full version of six months' worth of issues - no ads. --Midnightdreary (talk) 14:41, 30 May 2009 (UTC)