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:- Nine pages (18 sides) from an issue of :-
'The Illustrated London News '
. DATED 1858
This first part of the description features a list of Images i.e. engravings, sketches, drawings etc (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include :-
Mr Thomas Carlyle ' front page
' A Hindoo Fair ' a wonderful print from engraving on a full page - info Hindu
' The New Indian Council Chamber ' sitting at the table are Sir Frederick Currie - Captain Eastwick - Mr Prinsep - Sir James Hogg - Sir Henry Rawlinson M. Reive - Mr Mills - Mr Willoughby etc - info East India House Leadenhall Street
' The Austrian Twin Steamer " Bunyip " ...'
' Street Scenes in Lahore ' two wonderful engravings on a full page by W. Carpenter Jnr.
' A Swamp in Louisiana ' USA - Full page engraving
Star of Night Serenade Composed by M. Enderssohn with Poetry by John Ellison ' full page of words and music
' Bunyarrambite Waterfalls near Melbourne Australia ' a print from engraving from an original sketch provided " through the kindness of Mr Westgarth the Historian of Victoria " info. these falls are apparently on the Yarram creek of the River Goulburn eighty miles from Melbourne - I can't find any reference to Bunyarrambite Waterfalls in modern searches, possibly a spelling mistake.
Italy ' Civita Vecchia - The Town and Harbour ' a print from engraving showing the harbour entrance with the town in the distance - info Civitavecchia in the province of Rome, Italian region of Latium
The Comet -:
' Donati's Comet as Seen From the Cambridge Observatory on 11 October '
' Telescopic Appearances of Donati's Comet ' seven engravings
' St George's Church Doncaster ' - info St George's Minster Doncaster
' The Stanley Monument In Chelsea Old Church Restored by the Earl of Derby ' info. Sir Robert Stanley
' Bazaar at Chatham ' print from engraving showing a military bazaar with a church in the background possibly The Garrison Church
' Royal Botanic Society Regents Park - American Aloe in Bloom '
' Kiosk in the Bois De Boulogne ' a summer house style building with ornate roof
' The Chancellor of Ireland - The Right Hon. Joseph Napier '
' Old Houses at Moorfields in London '
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 :-
The Emperor Napoleon and Free Trade
Column on Thomas Carlyle plus a letter written by him from Craigenputtoch dated 25 Sept 1828 Craigenputtock ( Scotland )
Foreign and Colonial News includes France - Prussia - Austria - Denmark - Russia - United States - Canada
India - The Bombay (Mumbai)Mail Info. which deals with many aspects of news across India
The New Indian Council Sitting
A Hindoo Fair
Successful Exploration of the Australian Continent, Mr Gregorys Expedition - approx. 250 words
' The Weather - Meteorological Observations at the Kew
Donati's Comet by J. Breen of The Observatory at Cambridge apprx 1430 wds info. James Breem the astronomer
The Future of British India Third and Concluding Article
Star of Night Serenade Words by John Ellison Composed by M. Enderssohn a full page of sheet music
Bunyarrambite Waterfalls near Melbourne Australia info. an educated guess from research puts this in the area of the Kingslake National Park the article mentions the area being on the station of a John Aitkin Esq Mr Ramsay who wrote the article after a visit to the creek Mr Westgarth a Historian of Victoria who provided the original sketch of the falls
National Association for the Advancement of Social Science at Liverpool with mention of M rhastings Gen. Sec. Sleekburnc.
A French Officer Threatening to Shoot an Editor M. Filomine de Maricourt son of the Count threatened to shoot the editor of The Northern Express of Newcastle upon Tyne, Mr James Boliver Manson at his home in Ravensworth Terrace Gateshead
A Soiree at the Athenaeum at Boston with mention of Mr Herbert Ingram - Mr W. H. Adams Mr S. Jebb and others
Monetary Transactions of the Week
The Right hon. Joseph Napier the Lord Chancellor of Ireland
The London Gazette includes Bankrupts - Births Marriages and Deaths Marriages (short announcements) include Mister Charles Henry George Carr to Phillis Sarah Seal at St Davids Cathedral Hobart Town Tasmania - - - Mr George Mermoth to Elizabeth Hayes Obbard at Denmark Hill - - - William Hastings Alexander Esq Miel to Caroline Theophila Cole Sleekburnc.
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