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 listing is for: Eight pages (16 sides) from an issue of:
The Illustrated London News One Penny Stamped Edition
. 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:
' Birmingham The Music Festival at the Town Hall ' horses and carriages of the Triennial Music Festival Company arriving at the town hall
' Lisbon The first Regatta of the Lisbon Yachts '
' Manchester Opening of the Free Library '
' Linton North Devon The Land Slip and Remarkable Escape of Artist Mr Philip Mitchell ' Sleekburnc.
' Port Coon Cave near the Giants Causeway '
' Carrick a Rede and The Swinging Bridge '
' The Giants Causeway ' panoramic engraving on a half page
' The Vraic or Sea Weed Harvest at Guernsey ' a view over a bay with Fort Grey inthe distance and many seaweed gatherers in the foreground crease to print but would press out
' Carting the Vraic ' men loading the seaweed from horses and carts onto a barge style sailing boat
France - The Fete at Calais:
' Courgainaise Fishwomen '
' Sketch in the Courgain '
' The Grande Place at Calais The Musical Procession Reive '
' Calais -The Fishmarket in the Courgain '
' Calais Courgainaise Women Miel Hauling in a Fishing Boat '
Chess problem by Wilson Bigland Esq of Leamington Chess Club
' In Westwood Park Droitwich An Oak Tree Struck By Lightning '
' The Warwick Race Plate '
' Hexham Church Lady Chapel Proposed for Restoration '
' St Catherines Bay Jersey The New Harbour ' a wonderful print from engraving of a pretty bay, people waving, small boats and steam boats, lighthouse and houses
' Electric Time Ball and Clock in West Strand London ' Sleekburnc.
' The Late Joseph W. Allen Painter '
' Statue of the Duke of Wellington By Alfred Crowquill '
' Bas Relief of the Nelson Column '
' Remains of the Roman Wall on Toer Hill London '
' Sculptured End of Roman Sarcophagus Found on Tower Hill '
' Tower Hill London - Inscribed Roman Stone '
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 :-
Birmingham Music Festival
Foreign and Colonial News:
France - with mention of General St Arnaud General Haynau
West Indies, Jamaica, HAvanna Cuba
Cape of Good Hope with mention of General Cathcart and the Kaffir War
Illustrated London New Editorial
Metropolitan News include Improvements in the West End - - - Sanitary Reform at Tottenham - - - Metropolitan Commission of Sewers - - - Strike in the Building Trade - - - Case of Hydrocephalus - - - Accidents from Cattle Driving - - - Mr Green's Five Hundredth Balloon Ascent
Law and Police Intelligence incudes Ballooning with Animals - - - Effects of Betting Houses
Parachute Descent from a Balloon by Madame Poitevin from Cremorne Gardens
The Vraic Harvest at Guernsey Sleekburnc.
Church and Universities
Trade and Navigation of the United Kingdom List of Imports etc and includes Opium 8644 lb
Obituary of Eminent Persons Recently Deceased:
The Rev. Edward Duke, of Lake House near Amesbury in Wiltshire
Mister William Watlington died at Reading
George Richardson Porter Esq Secretary of the Board of Trade died at Tunbridge Wells
Fatal Railway Accident at Chard Canal Bridge, Creech resulting in the death of Humnberstone a Bristol and Exeter Fireman Sleekburnc.
Country News includes Fatal and Destructive Thunder Storm in Worcester Gloucester and Hereford
Feast of Cutlers at Sheffield
The Electric Time Ball
Monetary Transactions of the Week
Classified Type Adverts Sleekburnc.