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 a weekly issue of :-
'The Illustrated London News '
……………………. DATED 1846……………………
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 :-
' Maria II Queen of Portugal ' front page
' Ferdinand - King of Portugal ' front page
Portugal - ' Fort St Julian on the Tagus ' -near half page info. Rio Tejo
Portugal - ' Santarem on The Tagus - near half page' view of the town with soldiers offloading a rowing boat in the foreground - a view of a castle or fortress high in the background (small tear to this page, slightly affecting the image, but in a place not too obvious - will repair easily)
' Remains of the Palace of the Earl of Derby at Chester '
' Scene from the New Ballet of " The Wags of Wapping " at Drury Lane Theatre '- half page
Ireland ' Opening of the Mathew and City of London Temperance Tower at Mountpatrick near Cork ' - near half page built in honour of Father Mathew Sleekburnc.
' Principal Apartment in the London and Temperance Tower at Mountpatrick ' - near half page
' The Great Wellington Statue and Arch ' full page print from engraving
' Chess Problem by R. A. B of Leeds '
- four near half page engravings ' Embarkation of Troops Miel at Gravesend - The March Through the Town '
' Embarkation of Troops at Gravesend - The Parting '
' Troops at Gravesend - Preparing to Embark ' with a jetty and Wates Hotel in the background
' Troops at Gravesend - The Embarkation ' showing boats with the troops rowing out to the sailing ship
' The Patent Double Action Printing Machine with Four Cylinders , For Working the " Illustrated London News "... ' with a plan showing various parts
' The Rack Of The Printing Machine ' some light staining on this back page Sleekburnc.
Full page with explanation
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 :-
Improvements - relating to Drainage of Towns and The Metropolis etc
Foreign Intelligence includes France - Italy - Spain - Cape of Good Hope and The War with The Kaffirs - The United States and Mexico
Scotland and Election of Rector for the University of Glasgow
Country News - Explosion Near Birmingham and Loss of Nineteen Lives at Roung Green Pit new Colliery near Oldbury
Sanatory Codition of Marylebone
Curious Swimming Experiment in the Thames
Accidents and Offences includes Loss of Life from the Fall of A Railway Bridge at Mortimer ner Reading - - - Fatal Accident on the London and North Western Railway at Camden Station, a Mr Enos Lea aged 29 - - - Incendiary Fire in a Chapel at Nottingham at Friar Lane Chapel - - - Lamentable Suicide in Bridgewater Square Barbican a man named Benjamin Croots of 7 The Square - - - Death From Starvation at 5 Spring Gardens KIng Edward Street
' The Illustrated London News Editorial
The Court and Haut Ton - Royal Comings and Goings
' Metropolitan News = Proposed Improvements in the City
' Ou7trage and Attempted Robbery near Preston
Another Serious Fire at Gravesend
Arrival of the Overland Mail - Recommencement of Hostilities in India
' The Temperance Cause
' National Sprots '
' Obituary of Eminent Persons Recently Deceased - George Lipscombe MD - - - Major Charles Henry Edmonstone died at Edinburgh age 34
Naval and Military Intelligence - Launch of the NIger Steam Sloop
Police Column - A Romantic Affair - - - Alleged Attempt to Murder
The Markets - ie price of corn etc
Monetary Transactions of the Week Sleekburnc.
' Births Marriages and Deaths