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:-10 pages ( 20 sides) from a weekly issue of :-
'The Illustrated London News '
……………………. DATED 1849 ……………………
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 :-
'Presentation of the Address from the Irish Nation to the Sultan at Constantinople ' front page
' Marble Statue of the Rev. John Wesley at the Theological Institution At Richmond Surrey '
' Mister Roundell Palmer MP for Plymouth '
' Bolsover Castle near Chesterfield '
' Kew Church ' - info. St Annes Kew Green London
Queen Victorias Visit to The Marquis of Westminster
' The Dinner Table and Plate Buffet at Grosvenor House '
' The Grosvenor Gallery ' - small tear to side of engraving
The Britannia Bridge - Menai Straits, Connecting Anglesey to Mainland Wales
' The Launch ' floating the large tube section
' TheCapstan '
' Nearing The Bridge ' a floating section being aligned
' Summer - The Strawberry Girl ' print from engraving showing a woman selling fruit from a basket - with a poem by Charles Mackay
' Chess Problem '
' The Scottish Fete in Lord Holland's Park ' a fencing scene, spectators, with archery in the
' Assault - Broadsword v. Bayonet ' Sleekburnc.
' Mister Bushmans Feat ' - Assault of Arms at Willis's Rooms
'Mrs Pepys and Her French Gown Miel Called a Sac - Painted by Noble '
' Last Scene of the new Tragic Play of " Strathmore " At the Haymarket Theatre '
' The Newcastle Race Plate by Messrs Reid and Son Silversmiths of Newcastle on Tyne '
' The Loo Remembrance Cup '
' The Royal Thames Yacht Club Challenge Cup '
' Paris Fashions for July '
This next part of the paper is for some reason dated 5 Jan 1850, probably the binder got it wrong.
It consists of five engravings to accompany the serialised story "The Fear of the World; or Living for Appearances" by The Brothers Mahew
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 :-
Our Financial Position
Foreign and Colonial News includes France - - - Italian States - - - Germany - - - etc
Imperial parliament includes Diplomatic Relations wit Spain - - - Transportation for Treason Bill - - - Poor Relief Ireland Bill - - - Parliamentary Oats Jews Bill - - - Ilness of the Lord Chancellor - - - New Houss Of Parliament
Mr Roundell Palmer
Illustrated London News Editorial
Court and Haut Ton - Royal Comings and Goings
Church and Universities
Metropolitan News includes: Sleekburnc.
Sanatorium for the Consumptive in the Island of Madeira
Financial and parliamentary Reform
Royal highland School Society
Infant Orphan Asylum at Wanstead and the London Orphan Asylum Rev. Mr Marks
Extraordinary Attempt to Escape from Horsemonger Lane Gaol
Health of London During the Week Ending Sat. 23 June
Launch of the Britannia Bridge - Commemorative poem
Steam Communication with Australia
Pawnbrokers Charitable Institution
The Britannia Tubular Bridge Wales
National Sports and Tattersall's
Obituary of Eminent Persons includes Thomas Oliver Plunkett Lord Louth - - - Amelia Sophia Viscountess Strathallan died at Castle Strathallan in Perthshire - - - James Best Esq of park House, Bexley in Kent Lieut. Col. of the W. Kent Militia - - - Mr Clift FRS died at His Residence at Stanhope Cottage, Hampstead Road, Conservator of the Hunterian Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons ( William Clift ) - - - Professor William Smyth MA of Peterhouse College Cambridge - - - John Hatchard of Piccadilly the Publisher Sleekburnc.
Epitome of News Foreign and Domestic - Snippets of News includes Mr James Elgar heesemonger of Peterborough - - Thomas Todd Esq Appointed Second paid Attache at Vienna - - The Pirates of Bally East Indian Archipelago - - The Ship Artemisia and Captain Hemmett - - Goree in Senegal adn Admiral Bouet-Willaumez CO French Sqd.
Protection to Native Industry - the Great Meeting at Drury Lane Theatre
The Scottish Society of London
Monetary Transactions of the Week From Our City Correspondent
The London Gazette - War Office Announcements - - Bankrupts List etc