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 1847
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 Highland Society of London A Dinner and Proposing a Toast to the Queen ' front page engraving from a drawing by George Thomas and engraved by H. Harrison
' Prince Albert in His Robes as Chancellor of the University of Cambridge ' print from engraving from a picture by Henry Vizetelly Sleekburnc.
' Portsmouth - Presentation of New Colours to the 43rd Regiment by the Hon. Lady Pakenham ' nee Hon Emily Stapleton wife of Lieutenant General the Hon. Sir Hercules Robert Pakenham ( who is also prob. in the engraving)
' Andrea Del Sarto Painting the Fresco of the Madonna del Sacco From the Painting by Baron '
' Spanish Beggars Painted Reive by Leleux '
' Partial Eclipse of the Moon ' small engraving Sleekburnc.
' The National Fast Designed by William Harvey ' full page print from engraving engraved by W. J. Linton
' Westminster Abbey the Bishop of St Asaph Preaching Miel the Fast Day Sermon '
' Chess Problem by Mr E. Clare '
The Opening of the Rouen and Havre Railway in France:
' Rouen View of the Bridge and River '
' St Catherine's Tunnel ' two small engravings
' The Malaunay Viaduct ' showing an early steam train passing over workmen watch from below
' The Barentin Viaduct ' wonderful engraving showing the viaduct and surrounding area
' The Station at Harfleur - Gare d'Harfleur '
' The Benediction of the Railway at Havre '
' Holyrood Palace Edinburgh Election of a Scottish Peer ' print from engraving showing the Ceremony in the Picture Gallery during the ceremony -from a sketch by Mister A. A Ritchie of Edinburgh
Paris Fashions Ball Dresses
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:
Enlistment in the Army with mention of Mister Fox Maule
Foreign Intelligence includes:
France with mention of M. Leon de Malleville M. Delangle Fire at Cherbourg Dock Yard, La Garniture
Spain with mention of M. Pacheco M. Malrtinez de la Rosa M. Gonzales Bravo M. Arrazola etc
Cape of Good Hope
United States of America and Mixico
The Overland Mail with mention. to India Punjaub Lord Hardinge Lord Gough
Murder in Beligium by The Young Count de Liederkeke
Murder in Shoreditch, William Gobart an Umbrella Maker of Hare Alley
Lord Brougham's Bankruptcy and Insolvency Bill
Enlistment in the Army Mr F.Maule
the Poor Relief Ireland Bill with mentionof Lord J. Russell Mr J. O'Connell Mr S. O'Brien Mr Labouchere
The Spanish Bondholders with mention of Lord Brougham Earl of Clarendon
Murder and Mutilation at Chesterfield Of George Collis in the Butchers Shambles
Recovery of Deposit Money by an Allottee at Exeter
National Sports Tattersalls etc
The Illustrated London News Editorial
Court and Haut Ton Royal Comings and Goings
Answers to Correspondents
Ireland The Progress o fFamine and Fever with ref. to M. Soyers Soup Kitchen at Dublin - - - The Repeal Association
Metropolitan News includes The New house of Lords - - - Recuction in the Price of Bread - - - The Bank of England etc
Accidents and Offences includes:
Fatal Accident at the London and North Western Railway at Camden Station at the Premises of Messrs Pickford Railway Carriers Sleekburnc.
Fall of a Viaduct on the Liverpool and Bury Railway
Fatal Boiler Explosion at Burradon Colliery killing Three - a man, woman and boy
Cruelty to a Child A Captain of Rugby who thurst his sons hand into the fire until the sinews were burnt
Country News Serious Fire at howbury Hall, Bedfordshire
Obituary of Eminent Persons Recently Deceased:
The Right Hon. Sir Harford Jones Brydges former Envoy at Bagdad
Sir Alexander Wood KCMG
Lieutenant General Thomas Marriott died at His Seat Avonbank near Pershore Worcestershire
Music The Royal Italian Opera, and Concerts of the Week with mention of Mlle Alboni Miss Dinah Farmer Mr W. Sterndale Bennett MR Boleyne Reeves The Brahams M. Miel - Mlle Rosalie Themor etc
Opening of the Rouen and Havre Railway with mention of Messrs (William) Mackenzie And (Thomas) Brassey Mr Locke the Engineer - M. Charles Lafitte Count d'Alton Shee M. Theophile Gautier Mr Alphonse Karr etc
Mademoiselle Mars Who Died at Paris
The Markets Prices of Wheat Bread Sugar Coffee Rice Tallow Hay Coals from Hastings Hartley, Holywell, Tanfield, Wylkam, Belmont, Lambton Hops Meat etc
Monetary Transactions of the Week
The London Gazette New Commissions - - War Office Appointments - - Bankrupts Births Marriages and Deaths