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:- 8 pages (16 sides) from an issue of :-
'The Illustrated London News '
……………………. DATED 1845 ……………………
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 Ingermanland, 74 With His imperial Highness The Grand Duke Constantine On Board, Saluting The Admiral At Plymouth (front page, which is a little grubby, but not affecting the image much)
2 Pages devoted to Lansdown Tower, with two quarter page, 2 half page and 2 smaller images entitled :-
The Tower And Garden - The Sanctuary - Interior Of The Lantern - Staircase And Tazza - The Vestibule - The Crimson Drawing Room.
The Mahogany Wheelbarrow
A Page with three illustrations on 'The Trent Valley Railway', individually entitled :- Trent Valley Railway, The Procession at Tamworth - Sir Robert Peel Entering Tamworth - Sir Robert Peel Raising The First Turf Of The Trent Valley Railway.
A page devoted mostly to St James's Theatre, The Amateurs (illustrated by Kenny Meadows) showing 4 portrait sketches of actors, individually entitled :- Master Mathew (Mr Leech) - Kitely (Mr Foster) - Master Stephen ( Mr Douglas Jerrold) - Capt Bobadil (Mr Charles Dickens)
The Ship 'Tory' In The West India Docks
The Martyr's Obelisk, Edinburgh (From The Parapet Of North Bridge)
Mr Wallace, Composer Of The New Opera Of 'Maritana'
The New National Theatre Lisbon
Scene From The New Opera of Maritana, At Drury Lane Theatre
The Lord Bishop Of Oxford (Dr Wilberforce)
The Very Rev The Dean Of Westminster (Dr Buckland)
Geological Phenomenon (footprints in Rock?)
Chess problem by Herr Kling
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 :-
The Coming Session (Parliament)
Arrival Of The Grand Duke Constantine of Russia
Foreign Intelligence from Paris
News from America on 'The Oregon Question'.
The River Plate
Discovery of a Diamond Mine at Sincura near Caxoeira in Bahia Brazil
Obituary of eminent persons, mentioning :- James Walter Grimston Earl of Verulam of Gorhambury Hertfordshire - Maurice Mahon Lord hartland of Stokestown Ireland - Elizabeth Baroness Holland of Stanhope Street Mayfair - Ellen Lady Canterbury (daughter of Edmund Power) - Rev Doctor Joseph Procter of St Catherine's Hall Cambridge - The Rev Arthur Savage Wade of Warwickshire
Fire and Loss of Life in Finsbury (mentioning Tabernacle Square, Mrs Sarah Moore, Mr C Peel, Mr C Moore, Mr William baker, Black Horse Kingsland road,)
Extraordinary attempts at Suicide (Mr Palmer 3 Beauvoir Terrace Kingsland Road)
A Curious Suicide on The Mersey (Possibly a tax collector)
The Death of the Rt Hon William Dundas of Quarry House St Leonards on Sea
On the Weather of 1845, in Connection with the failure of the crops
Marriage of Lady Adela Villiers and Captain Ibbetson
The Trent valley railway (mentioning R Stephenson, Mr Bidder, Mr T L Gooch, a field called Gaunt's Close, Mahogany Wheelbarrow designed by Mr Holmes of Liverpool, Lots of the 'Peel family',Colonel Anson, Capt A'Court, G Hudson, Mr Ricarde or Ricardo, Mr Entwistle, Captain Carnegie, Mr Watkins (most of these latter names of MP's.
Frightful murder in Staffordshire, mentioning : Alseger's Bank, Adolphus Fielding (victim), Stonemason Dean (Perpetrator), A Collier named Scott,
The French Plays
St james's Theatre : The Amateurs
Review of the book The Chainbearer or The Littlepage manuscripts, by J Fenimore Cooper
Review of 'The Life of Lorenzo De Medici' by WilliamRoscoe D Bogue
The Alleged Murders aboard The Ship 'Tory' (a good long article)
The Martyr's Monument Edinburgh
Memoir of Mr Wallace
Maritana, Opera in Three Acts
Ireland - The Repeal Association
M Jullien's Concerts
The Railway Progress
Lord Bishop Of Oxford
Geological Phenomenon (at Mr Rhodes Quarry in Twintwistle Nottinghamshire (possibly miss spelt, and is most probably Rhodes Wood, near Tintwistle, in Mottram-en-Longdendale, Cheshire)