Bloopers in Newspaper Layouts
Newspapers often run at pretty tight deadlines, with reporters and editors furiously writing and editing their stories and preparing the page layouts for print. Sometimes, in the middle of the deadline rush, it’s easy for editors to overlook mistakes in their layouts. And sometimes these mistakes go to print.
For this text box, the first line of text is upside down.
The “Nervous Debility” ad fits perfectly with the other text boxes, but it’s upside down!
The Honolulu republican., December 29, 1901, Page 4, Image 4
The Independent., April 12, 1897, Image 1
“Austin Demands It”
Evening bulletin., October 13, 1902, Image 1
The Independent., May 25, 1901, Image 3