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:- 6 pages ( 12 sides) from an issue of :-
'The Illustrated London News '
……………………. DATED 1846 ……………………
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 :-
The Tally Ho Coach - Exeter to Devonport ' Front page - small tear to bottom of page, and some light creasing - affecting engraving
' Encampment of the Californian Legion on Governors Island, New York Harbour '
' Leipzig - Destruction of the Hotel De Pologne by Fire ' small tear to bottom of page not affecting the engraving SleekburnC.
' Westminster Bridge Sketched on Sunday Last - Demolishing the Ill Fated Bridge ...' - - - ' An Alcove on the Bridge ' - - - ' A Watchouse ' SleekburnC.
' Uniform of the Irvine Toxopholite Society '
' Anniversary of the Irvine Toxopholite Society - Shooting at the High Target ' - Archery
' Chess Problem by M. Kling '
' Paris Fashions for September ' two dresses with descriptions of materials used
' Arrival of Her Majesty The Queen Dowager (Queen Adelaide) at Cashiobury Park '
' Improved Military Knapsack - two diagrams ' - invented by Mr Berington ( yellow hand colour )
' The Lyceum Theatre - Scene from th eNew Burlesque of "The Magic Horn" ...'
' The Surrey Theatre - Mr Macready as Hamlet ' SleekburnC.
' Interior of The Smoking Saloon on the Eastern Counties Railway '
' Exterior of The Smoking Saloon on the Eastern Counties Railway '
' St Michaels Mount ' - Her Majestys Cruise
' Landing at Penzance ' SleekburnC.
' The Royal Yacht Passing The Longships Lighthouse, Lands End ' SleekburnC.
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 :-
Foreign Intelligence - Parisiana - France - Spain - Portugal - Island of Madeira - India
Country News includes British Association for the Advancement of Science at Southampton - - -Thunder Storm in Yorkshire - - - Distressing Accident at Middlethorpe, Lincs of Three Boys from a Boarding School at Louth Mr Rogers a Master SleekburnC.
Court and Haut Ton - Royal Comings and Goings
Every Body's Column ncludes The Great Storm of August - - Education in Scotland
The Irvine Archery Meeting SleekburnC.
Small items of news includes The Duke de Montpensier 's Bride The Infanta Luisa - - - Murder at The Red Lion at Tirlemont in Belgium - - - Steam Navigation Act of Parliament ---Ireland - Mr O’Connell and the Ministry - The poetry of Hogg - Superstition in Shetland
Illustrated London News' Editorial
Metropolitan News includes Discovery of a Portion of the Old Palace o fBridewell - - - Thunderstorms in the Metropolis - - - Propoesed Improvements in the City SleekburnC.
Police includes Re-Examination of a Railway director Charged with Forgery, Capt William Richardson The Chairman Tenbury, Worcs and Ludlow Railway Co. - - - Revolting desecration of a Churchyard of which the remains were found at Kingsland Road Bridge near Regents Canal Witnessed by John Gardner of 6 Hertford Street Haggerstone ( London )
Obituary of Eminent Persons Recently Deceased include Lord Metcalfe Charles Theophilus Baron Metcalfe of Ferne Hill Co Berks at his seat near Basingstoke - - - Prince Hugo of Tour and Taxis Who perished at a duel at Graetz - - - Archibald Kennedy Marquis of Ailsa of the Ise of Ailsa Ayrshire, Earl of Cassillis died at his seat St Margarets at Isleworth - - - The Right Rev. Bishop Luscombe Matthew Henry Thornhill Luscombe attached C of E minister to the Embassy at Paris, died at Lausanne SleekburnC.
Gold, or, The Half Brothers by Camilla Toulmin Chapter VII - short story to be continued
The Markets SleekburnC.
Monetary Transactions of the Week
London Gazette with reference to The War Office and Appointments - - Bankrupts
Births Marriages and Deaths SleekburnC.
Many commercial adverts of the day