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:- 19 pages ( 38 sides) from a weekly issue of :-
'The Illustrated London News '
. DATED 1856
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 Peace Commemoration, Country Visitors at the Illumination' (front page)
The Peace Commemoration at Plymouth: Rockets and General Illumination of The Fleet in The Sound - Wonderful engraving showing the fireworks and Men of war sailing ships
'The Peace Commemoration at Portsmouth: The Bonfire on the Beach'
'The Peace Illumination: The Fireworks in Victoria Park - Full page (creases title border)
The Peace Commemoration the Fireworks in Hyde Park (there is a repairable tear to this engraving) double page engraving
Epsom Races HRH Prince Albert and HRH Prince Frederick William of Prussia in the Grandstand full page
Ellington Winner of the Derby, 1856
Mincepie Winner of the Oaks, 1856
Madame Ristori at The Lyceum Theatre
'Her Majesty The Queen, Laying The Foundation Stone of Wellington College, near Sandhurst
Antechamber of the Tribunal of the Inquisition, in the Ducal Palace Venice - by L Haghe - full page
Neapolitan peasant boy by F Y Hurlstone
Funeral in Vosges Mountains by Gustave Brion - half page
A Fete Champetre by G Dodgson - Full page
Entrance to the fore walk, Wotton, Surrey by G Barnard - half page
Maidenhood by G E Hicks
The Peace commemoration supplement - At Dublin Fireworks in Phoenix Park - full page
'The Fireworks, Sketched From the Mall in St James's Park' Full page engraving
'The Peace Commemoration : At Lynn school, childrens festival in the public walks'
'The Peace Commemoration : The fireworks on Primrose Hill The grand finale and shower of 10,000 rockets' - double page print
'The fireworks in the green Park' full page
'Her Majesty at the ball of the Turkish Embassy-full page
THE BACK PAGE SHOULD HAVE BEEN A MAP OF CENTRAL AMERICA - THIS IS NOT PRESENT-
'Foreign and Colonial News: Europe and America, France and Belgium'
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 :-
'Grand trunk railway of Canada '
'The Royal Westminster opthalmic hospital'
The Royal Caledonian asylum
'Mr Dunn pursuing Miss Burdett Coutts '
Obituaries including : Sir F G Fowke of Leicester - - - Rev H J Hare of Docking Hall Norfolk - - - Lord Carew of Wexford - - - Sir E Tierney Brighthelmstone - - - Sir George Burrard of Walhampton - - - Sir W E Rouse Boughton Lawford Hall Warwickshire - - - James Lumsden St Vincent Street Glasgow'
'Madame Ristori '
Ellington Winner of the Derby
Mince Pie winner of the Oaks
Laying the foundation of the Wellington College
Literature - John Halifax Gentleman - (by the author of Head of the Family, Olive) and though it doesn't say, probably because she was a woman! The author was Dinah Craik
The National education systems of England
The Earl of Yarborough's Prize Whips
The Peace Commemoration, including articles on: the Green Park, Hyde Park, Victoria Park, Primrose Hill, Portsmouth, Lynn, Dublin
Messrs Christie and Manson's Sales
Universal Agricultural Exhibition in Paris
Extraordinary Changes in the Wind Direction at the Beeston Observatory
Destructive Floods in France
the Queen's visit to the Turkish Embassy
The Soldiers Welcome Home
'Central America ' ..