The Illustrated London News was a magazine founded by Herbert Ingram and Mark Lemon, the Editor of Punch,
with the first edition of the Illustrated London News appearing on 14 May 1842.
This auction is for:- Eight pages (16 sides) from an issue of :-
'The Illustrated London News '
. DATED 1845
This first part of the description features a list of Images i.e. prints from engravings, sketches, drawings etc (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include :-
Her Majesty Going On Board The Albion at Spithead ' front page showing a sailing ship manning the yards with various smaller steam boats and tenders
The British Association at Cambridge:
' Sir John F. Herschel - President of the British Association for Advancement of Science '
' Cambridge - The Town Hall ' small engraving showing a street scene
' Perse School - Model Room '
' The Union Room at Jesus Lane '
' The Lecture Room at Philosophical Society's House '
' The Great Court at Trinity College Lecture Room '
' The Model House and Garden at The Horticultural Society '
' The Fete I nthe Grounds of Downing College '
The Grand Inspection of the Experimental Squadron at Spithead by Queen Victoria -:
' The Freet From the Motherbank '
' HMS Superb Under Full Sail '
' The Fleet Getting Under Way ' with smaller vessels
' Admiral parker Going on BoardMiel the Royal Yacht '
' The Flag Ship St Vincent Firing a Salute With Sailors Manning the Yards '
' Grand Naval Evolutions Lossed Sails - - - Top Gallants Sails Home - - - Preparing to Make Sail - - - Making Sail on the Starboard Tack - - - Reefing Topsail - - - Double Reefed Topsails in Top Gallant Sails ' six engravings showing sailing ships in different modes of sail
' Tradesmans Challenge Cup for the Thames Regatta '
' Silver Wherry for the Thames Regatta ' small model
' The Newcastle Races Plate Mazeppa '
' The Comet '
' Quebec Burning of the City ' an engraving showing the fire from the Saint Lawrence River with boats and a paddle steamer in the foreground
' The Concert Monstre at The
Surrey Zoological Gardens Reive with M. Jullien Directing '
' Spanish Born Singer - Madame Rossi-Caccia '
' Bust of The Late John Marshall Esq '
' Fashions for July - Four Dress Designs '
' The Late Rev. Richard Barham Who Died at Amen Corner at St Pauls (London)'
' Barton House on the Isle of Wight ' builders restoring the building which would become part of Osborne Estate
' Chess Problem by M. Brede '
Also articles (no engravings unless listed above) - This second part of the description features items of news articles etc but have no images associated with the subject matter unless listed above. They include :-
The Slave Trade small tear to part of article
Foreign Intelligence includes:
Parisiana - "From Our Own Correspondent"
United States of America Arrival of the SS Great Western - - Fire at New York City
Summary of Railway Facts
Imperial Parliament House of Lords and Commons includes:
The Colleges ( Ireland ) Bill
The Tenants Compensation (Ireland) Bill
Uniform Railway Guage
The Slave Trade with ref. to Mister Hutt Sir G. Cockburn Lord Howick
Privileges of the House of Commons Howard v. Gossett
Law Intelligence includes:
Fraudulent Bill Transactions The Queen v. Gompertz
The Duke of Brunswick v. Mr Gregory late of The " Satirist "
Accidents and Offences includes:
Death by Swallowing a Live Fish at Pelt In Sussex, George Mann
Attempt to Murder at Shooting Gallery Holborn
Accident at Drury Lane Theatre
The Late Murder of Mr Delarue
Awfully Sudden Death of a Gentleman, Mr Joseph Gray Inquest Held at the Red Cow, Dalston
Exhibition of Works of Art I Westminster Hall
The Theaters Her Majestys The Lyceum The Adelphi Sadlers Wells
Illustrated London News Editorial
The Smoke Prohibition Bill
Court and Haut Ton Royal Comings and Goings small
Fatal Accident to Captain de Salis at Vauxhall Road
Steam Boat Accident at Chelsea
Mans Head Severed by Machinery at the Printing Office of the Weekly Register at Edinburgh Rober Faulkner
Poisoning by a Boy of Thirteen at Whitechapel Edward Muir
Loss of Five Lives In Plymouth Sound
Metropolitan News includes Death of Mr Somes the Member for Dartmouth
Country News includes:
The Late Duel at Gosport Mr Seton and Mr Hawkey
Murder by Poisoning at Carlisle
The Dreadful Fire at Quebec Canada
Subscriptions for The German Hospital in London HRH Duke of Cambridge in the Chair a long list ( apprx 120 names) of donations given by various people incl Queen Victoria of £100 - The most being £300 donated by the King of Prussia
Osborne House Isle of Wight