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:- 12 pages ( 24 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 :-
Distribution of The Queens Medals to The French Crimean Troops, By HRH The Duke of Cambridge at Paris' (front page, which has a substantial repaired tear, which does affect the left edge of the engraving, and a small repaired tera to the right border only)
2 pages devoted to Japan or ' Sketches in Japan: with a number of illustrations entitled: Gateway and Belfry at Hakodade
'Temple at Hakodade '
'Temple at Hakodade ' another view
'Temple and Burial Place at Hakodade '
'Street in Hakodade and Funeral Procession'
'English and Russian Burial Ground at Nagasaki Secured by Treaty, November 1855'
'Japanese Officials on Board The Winchester at Nagasaki '
'Omedsk and Obungo at Nagasaki'
'Distribution of The Queens Medals to The French Crimean Troops by HRH The Duke of Cambridge' Full page
'Presentation of The Grand Cordon of The Legion of Honour to The Sultan, at Constantinople' Full page
'Map Showing Proposed New Frontier Line' Between Bessarabia and Moldavia'
'Private John Penn, 17th Lancers, With Eleven Honours from The Crimea'
'Marriage of Sir Robert Peel and Lady Emily Hay, The Bridecake '
'Pitcairn's Island Sketched From HMS Amphrite'
'New Music Hall, Evans Hote, Covent Garden' more than half page
'Madame Lola Montes'
'Map of The Frontiers of Austria & Russia' Full page
'The Soldiers Infant Home, Roslyn Park, Hampstead'
'Manufacture of Bayonets' Showing machinery used with Ryders patent and Prestons patent (5 illustrations)
'Chess' by JB of Bridport
'The Chasseurs D'Afrique' Full page
'Careening Bay, Sebastopol' near half page
'An Incident in The Present War painted by Sovrieul' near half page
'Sculptures From Nineveh, Inscription to Libation'
'New National Schools and Residences, Hemel Hempstead, Herts.'
'St Stephen's Church, Westbourne Park, Paddington'
'The Reredos in The Restored Church of Bedminster '
'The Peace Negotiations
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'
'The War in The Crimea'
the distribution of medals to the French army
Obituary of Eminent Persons, including the lady Elizabeth fitzClarence Dowager Countess of Erroll the Dowager Countess of Stradbroke, Charlotte Maria Whitaker the honourable Theresa Parker, Mrs Villiers
garrotte robbery and attempt to murder (mentioning barrister EC Clarkson, of Cleveland square Paddington)
Sketches in Japan
'Suspension of Hostilities by Russia'
'Text of The Propositions Accepted by Russia'
'Naval and Military Intelligence',
'Epitome of News'
'Inquiry into the Rugeley Tragedies, William Palmer at Stafford'
'Meteorological Observations at The Highfield House Observatory near Nottingham'
'The War in The Crimea from our Special Correspondent. Camp, Sebastopol, Jan 2, 1856'
'The Illustrated London News and The war from 11 Aug 1849 to 11 June 1853'
'The Battle of The Tchernaya, A letter to the Editor of The Illustrated London News from J. Mouat, Staff Surgeon First Class',
educational soirιe at the Gorton locomotive works
presentation of the cross of the Legion of honour to the Sultan
the frontier lands of Austria Russia and Turkey
a Crimean hero with 11 Honours (private John Penn 17th Lancers)
marriage of Sir Robert Peel and Lady Emily Hay
Mme Lola Montes (or Montez)
small items of country news (a paragraph on each): the member the Sheffield, mentioning John Arthur Roebuck and George Hadfield Sabbath Defence Association in Liverpool mentioning TB Horsefall , a Hodgson, Dr McNeill, Sir John Shelley Great Northern Railway (serious accident nearly happened, mentioning general Sir William and lady Herries , near Peterborough) Attempt to Poison a Wife (mentioning Thomas Robson of Newcastle, the village of Acomb near Hexham
Manufacture of Bayonets
the infant home Rosslyn Park Hampstead
An Incident in the Present War
Inscription from Nineveh
St Stephens Church Westbourne Park Paddington
the Bedminster Reredos
New Church Schools and Residences Hemel Hempstead
St Mary and Nicholas College Lancing
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