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 twelve pages (24 sides) from a weekly issue of:
The Illustrated London News
……………………. DATED 1852……………………
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:
There is damage to the very edge of the right hand side of every page - only slightly affecting the border.
' Sir Fitzroy Kelly The Solicitor General ' front page
' Sir Frederick Thesiger The Attorney General ' front page (some light staining to this front page)
' A Waggon Ascending the Uncommoss Hill at Natal '
' Fort Grey Between King Williams Town and Buffalo Mouth '
' The Late Marshal Marmont - An Imperial Marshal of Napoleon Bonaparte '
' Mougunbhoy Kumemchund The Banker Miel of Ahmedabad ' also spelt Muggunbhoy Sleekburnc.
' Monumental Tablet to Leiut. Col. Davis at Kingham Church near Chipping Norton '
' Railroad on the Frozen Susquehanna in the State of Maryland '
' Dr David Boswell Reid MD FRSE of Edinburgh '
Art - ' Music painted by J. Sant '
' A Boar Hunt in England - Olden Time - Painted by J. Linnell - near half page'
' The Right Hon. The Earl of Eglinton the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland '
' The New Palais de Justice at Nantes ' - near half page
' Mister Alberts Smith 's Ascent of Mont Blanc ... ' - near half page
' Jottings in the Railway Station by Angus B. Reach '
' John Braham ' famous tenor opera singer
' Scene from Balfe's new Opera of "The Sicilian Bride" at Drury Lane ' -near half page with tear affecting illustration - repairable, no paper missing
' The Right Hon. The Earl of Malmesbury - The Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs ' - info James Howard Harris
' Memorial column and Statue of Richard Lander Just Erected at Truro ' - info Lemon Street Sleekburnc.
' Malmesbury Abbey '
Supplement - no illustrations
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:
Ministerial Challenge to the Country with reference to Lord Derby - Mr Disraeli
Foreign and Colonial News includes France - German States - United States - The River Plate - West Indies - India - China
The Australian Colonies - Transportation
Naval and Military Intelligence with ref. to The Marine Society - Rifle Cannon at Woolwich - Practice with The Minie Rifles
Mutiny and Massacre on Board Two British Ships - The Barque Victory property of Messrs Cook and Wilson of Bermondsey Commanded By Mr William Lennox Mullens Over-run by Coolies - - - The Herald captained by Mr Lawson taken over by Manilla men after leaving Shanghai
The Loss of the " Amazon " and the Amazon Fund
Completion of the Grimsby Docks
Illustrated London News Editorial Sleekburnc.
Court and Haut Ton at Osborne - Royal comings and Goings
Imperial Parliament with reference to National System of Education in Ireland - - - Ventilation of the House - - - Perforation of Postage Stamps - - - Ribbon Outrages in Ireland - - - Manchester and Salford Education Bill - - -criminal Lunatics - - - Outrage of a British Officer Abroad by Austrians, an officer cut down at Leghorn ( Livorno ) Tuscany
Metropolitan News includes Grocers and Tea dealers benevolent protection Society - - - City of London Hospital for Diseases of the Chest - - - Huntsworth Mews, George Street and Lisson Grove Ragged Schools - - - St Thomas Charter House Schools - - - Singular Accident at The Foreign Office Downing Street - - - Births and Deaths Sleekburnc.
Obituary of Eminent Persons Recently Deceased includes Elizabeth Rebecca The Dowager Marchioness of Thomond - - - Lady Jane Dalrymple Hamilton - - - Charles Thorold Wood Esq of South Thoresby Lincolnshire
Epitome of News Foreign and Domestic - Snippets of News
Mster Albert Smith 's Ascent of Mont Blanc
John Braham Opera Singer
The London Gazette - War Office and Appointments - - Bankrupts
Richard Lander The African Discoverer Sleekburnc.
Supplement - Large article about government policy
Large article on The Stereoscope
Dr Reids plans for lighting the new House of Commons