28 OCTOBER 1865, Page 19

The Art Journal. September and October. (Virtue.)—The ffinatra- tions,-we think,

in both these numbers are not quite up to the mark ; Egg's pictures of the "Life and Death of Buckingham" are not very interesting in themselves, and they have not been well rendered. "The Death of Columbus" is a good engraving of a conventional subject. There is some vigorous sketching in the "Art Rambles in Belgium" in the September number, and in that for October we have a good account of Leeds pottery, and some interesting illustrations of Mr. Wood's popular book, Homes Without Hands. Indeed when one considers how much one gets for half-a-crown in this periodical, one feels that one has scarcely a right to find fault at alL