"Crane Public Library, Quincy, Mass." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910
An extemporaneous speaker on the left and a speaker confined to a manuscript on the right.
"Relief. Over the door of "The Public Scales," Nuremberg. By Adam Kraft." —D'Anvers, 1895
This image depicts the town crier playing a drum on a street in Spain. The town crier is employed by…