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 1853
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 :-
' Zulu Kaffirs at the St George's Gallery in Knightsbridge ' front page
' Blackwall London The Launch of The Himalaya " Screw Steam Ship ' half page engraving from a drawing by Weedon
' Lisbon Portugal Commencement of the Lisbon Railway by the Queen of Portugal ' half page print from engraving
' Hull Lord Londesborough Laying the Foundation Stonbe of the Hull Literary and Philosophical Society ' - info. Albion Street
' Celebrated Racehorses and Jockeys Whitehouse on Reiver A. Day on Songstress Harding o Kingh of the Shire Wells on Weathergage Brownb on Kingston Norman on Stockwell Goater on Joe Miller Holmes on Daniel O'Rourke Pettit on Newminster Carroll on Stilton Flatman on Voltigeur Templeman on Chanticleer Marlow on Flying Dutchman Charlton on Nancy Marson on Teddington Butler on Canezou ' a wonderful half double page engraving showing all the horses and riders in a race From the picture by A. F. De Prades
' Celebrated Jockeys Charlton Flatman Butler Marlow '
' The Winner of the Derby Stakes at Epsom 1853 "West Australian" with Jockey Frank Butler ' owned by Mr Bowes
' Celebrated Jockeys Marson Holmes Wells Templeman '
' The Cottage Dog Cart ' Built by Starey of Nottingham horse and carriage
Chess Problem A. F. Of Florence
' Marine Animals inthe Aquatic Vivarium at the Zoological Society Gardens in Regents Park Anemonies or actinias Starfish etc '
' Fresh Water Fish in reive the Aquatic Vivarium at the Zoological Society's Gardens '
' Exhibition of Cabinet Work and Sutdies at Gore House, Kensington Carved and gilt Flower Stands - - - Venetian Coffer '
' The New East Window of St Botolph's Church, Boston by Messrs O'Connor '
' Paris Fashions Dinner and Evening Dresses ' Keenlyside
' Chusan at the Surrey Zoological Gardens ' described as a Dioramic Picture representing the Bay and Forts of Chusan from drawings by Lieutenant White RM
' A Corner in Spain From a Painting by John Absolon '
The Great Northern Railway:
' The Granary and Goods Shed of the London Terminus at Battle Bridge ' exterior view showing London barge type boats waiting to go into the shed
' The Goods Shed Interior ' it shows chain hoists or derrick type loaders, people working, boats ready to be loaded etc
' The Shchool for the Indigent Blind At St George's Field London the Female Work Room '
' St Georges Fields Asylum Mat Making '
' St George's-fields Asylum Spinning '
' St George'sfields Basket Making
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 and Colonial News:
France with mention of Marechale Ney M. Scribe Duchesse Riario Sforza Mdlle Emilie Dubois Copy of Sophocles with Notes by Racine, and M. Brunel a bibliophile etc
India and China
Australia Large Lump of Gold found at Ballarat etc
Mister Phillimore and Church Rates
Election Matters The Inquiry at Canterbury
Indian Justice in the Mofussil (rural districts of India)
Passports and The Prussian Authorities
Naval and Military Intelligence:
The Camp at Chobham with mention of Lieutenant General Lord Seaton Duke of Cambridge Colonel Vicars Earl of Onslow Contract for Bread and Flour, Mr John Gillett of Silver Street, Bloomsbury Contract for Meat Messrs Charles Baker of Newgate Market Mr Hockley of Guildford, the Steward of the Manor etc
Meteorological Observations by James Glaisher dated Lewisham 1853
The Health of London with numbers of deaths from diseases, smallpox diarrhoea- zymotic diseases, dropsy, apoplexy- typhus, pneumonia- etc
Brompton Hospital for Consumption
Western Dispensary for Diseases of the Skin, the Rev. Canon Dale, Mr Hunt the surgeon
Dinner of the Fishmongers Co.
Ionian Bank Annual Meeting in great Winchester St., Sir Andrew Green in the Chair
Ortiental Bank Annual Meeting in Walbrook, Mr Gordon in the Chair
South Sea Company
Magdalena Steam Navigation Company Annual Meeting a the London Tavern Mr J. D. Powles, and Navigation in New Grenada
The Central London District School at Westow Hill, Norwood with mention of Messrs Richard Tress and Chambers Mr R. B. Whiteside Rev Edward Standen of All Saints Norwood Rev Pococke City of London Union Rev Joseph Brown of Christchurch Mr Tuffnell Inspector of Schools Mr Street surgeon
Illustrated London News Editorial
The Court Royal Comings and Goings Queen Victorias Birthday
Latest Intelligence in Parliament with mention of Mr H. S. Keating Mr Disraeli Lord John Russell The Income Tax Bill Colonel DCunne Mr Bright etc
Submarine Telegraph Cable Between Great Britain and Ireland with mention of Messrs Newall and Co of Gateshead Screw Steamers William Hutt, Wizard, and Conqueror Captain Hawes RN
Derby Day Horse Racing
The Theatres - Royal Italian Opera
Louis Phillippe's Pictures
Highland Emigration Sleekburnc.
Epitome of News, Foreign and Domestic Snippets of News
Aquatic Vivarium at the Zoological Gardens Regent's Park with mention of Sir John Dalyell - Professor Forbes Dr Johnson Messrs Alder and Hancock Dr Harvey - Miel
Window at St Botolphs Boston Lincs
Monetary Transactions of the Week Fronm Our City Correspondent sTocks Shares, etc
<-p> The Markets Prices of Food etc inc. Wheat Linseed Bread Tea Sugar Coffee Tallow
Spirits Hay etc Coals from Chester Main, Holywell, Tanfield, Wylam, Harton, Hedley, Lawson, Steartts, Cassop, Heugh Hall, Hartlepool, Tees Meat
London Gazette Bankrupts War Office Appointments Bearths Marriages and Deaths
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