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:- Eight pages ( 16 sides) from a weekly issue of :-
'The Illustrated London News '
. DATED 1848
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 :-
' Berlin A Procession of Liberated Poles '
' Versailles in France The Car of "La Liberte" a tThe Grand Masqued Fete ' a float in a street procession
' Paris - Fete in the Place De La Bourse Showing the "Trees of Liberty" ..'
' A Patrol in the Streets of paris Voluntaires Mounted on the Horses of Miel the Late Municipal Guard Commanded by the Young Military Students of St Cyr '
' Attack on the Office of " La Presse " in the Rue Montmartre in Paris '
' Belgian Demonstration at Paris '
The Carnival at Rome:
' The Start for the Race in the Corso '
' The Maskers in the Streets Showered with Confetti and Bouquets '
Art and the British Institution:
' Zuleika From a Painting by O'Neill ' engraving showing the Bride of Abydos, a character from one of Lord Byron 's Poems
' Joseph Interpreting the Dream of Pharaoh's Chief Baker From a Painting by Sir George Hayter M.A.S.L.
' Chess Problem '
' Berlin - The Burial of the Victims of the Revolution '
' Wantage in Berkshire The New Wesleyan Chapel '
' The Arabs Who Assisted at the Wreck of the " Avenger " Mohammed Ben Haddad and His Father Sheikh Haddad of Sidi Mansoor ' info. Tunis or Tunisia this engraving has been "hand" coloured the clothes the men are wearing have been coloured pink, green, yellow and red (not by me, I might add!)
' The Sutlej Silver Medal Ordered by Queen Victoria for Distribution Amongst Men Who Took Part in the Campaign in the Punjaub India '
' The Museum of Economic Geology Between Piccadilly and Jermyn Street The Piccadilly Front ' a street scene
' Remarkable Halos and Parhelia Seen in the Sky in England, Guernsey, Jersey and Isle of Wight '
' Roman and Mediaeval Pottery Found in the Neighbourhood of Lincoln '
Scene from Verdi's Opera of "Attila" at Her majesty's Theatre Mlle Cruvelli as Odabella and Others '
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 Private Morality of Public Men with mention of George III George IV Louis Philippe of France M. De Lamartine
Foreign Intelligence includes:
France with mention of Beranger Andry de Puyraven Armand Marrast General Chabannes The Moniteur des Clubs The Abbe Lacordaire Mister Smith O'Brien - - - A Reply to the Deputation, made by Mr O'Brien, by M. Lamartine entitled "Citizens of Ireland apprx 700 words - - - Alexandre Dumas etc
Spain with mention of The Unrest in Madrid Prado Calle Peligros Calle San Jeronymo Plaza de Cebada and Toledo English Man Named Whitwell Shot in the Abdomen M. Mon Duke of Valentia Quee Christina
The Italian States with mention of General Count Zichy Venice Lombardy Garrisons of Pavia and Placenza Prince Schwarzenberg General Bes - Reive Rome The Piedmontese General Durandi Colonel Ferrari Admiral Ruggiero
Austria with mention of The Allegmeine Zeitung Count Stadion of Bohemia Marshal Nugent
German States The Frankfort Diet (parliament)
Poland A Proclamation Issued by The German National Committee apprx 300 words
Russia The Hamburgh Borsenhalle
Egypt apprx 50 wds only
Brazils - apprx 50 wds only
Obituary of Eminent Persons Recently Deceased includes:
Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick KH LL.D died at his Seat Goodrich Court, In Herefordshire
Rear Admiral Samuel Hood Inglefield
Arthur Oates Harrison Esq
Naval and Military Intelligence:
The Launch of the "ABoukir" 90 Gun Ship at Plymouth
Naval Forces on the Coast of Ireland And Marines for Ireland
The Superintendentship at Malta, Rear Admiral Harvey
Surrey and Kent Commission of Sewers and Gwydr House
The French Republic
Illustrated London News Editorial
' The Intended Chartist Meeting Government Proclamation Signed C. Rowan and R. Mayne Commissioners of the Police of the Metropolis of The Metropolitan Police Office Whitehall Place
Natural History of the Flirt by Albert Smith
The Court and Haut Ton Royal Comings and Goings
Central Criminal Court with ref to James Ryan Indicted for Stealing from the London Dock Co.- - - Robbery by a Clerk, John Bartholomew Brooke aged 18from Messrs Wathen and Philipps Solicitors in the City
Police The Mansion House and The English Refugees from France, The Rev. Robert Lovett
Singular Seizure of Illicit Spirits in High Street Southwark
Metropolitan News includes:
Mortality in the Metropolis
Meeting of the Marylebone Vestry with Rev Dr. Spry in the Chair
London Provident Institution Savings Bank of the Moorfields District
Meeting, on the Account of Railway Workmen Expelled From France, At The Green Man in Tooley Street
City of London General Pension Society
London Orphan Asylum, Meeting at the London Tavern
Equitable Taxation League Meeting at The Belvidere, Pentonville, J. Yates in the Chair FONT color=#ffffff>Sleekburnc.
Royal Society Annual Grand Entertainment
Metropolitan Commission of Sewers and City Commission of Sewers
Chartist Meeting at Clerkenwell with mention of Mr Dixon Jones Clark Mr Philip M'Grath Mr Feargus O'Connor MP
Ireland and Pike Making in Dublan with mention of David Hyland, Blacksmith of 16 Charles St - - Thomas Kirwan - - Mr O'Callaghan - - Colonel Browne
The Theatres The Strand Haymarket Marylebone
Classical Quartet Concerts
Imperial parliament with mention of Lord Stanley Lord Morpeth Earl of Aberdeen Marquis of Lansdowne Jewish Disabilities Bill, Mr Goring The Proposed Chartist Procession
The Escape of Prince Metternich
The Prospects of Birkenhead
Increase and Diminution of Salaries in the Public Ofices
Shipwreck awith 150 Lives Lost the British Ship General Wood in the Chinese Seas
Fire At Sea with the Loss of the English Ship Philomela Belonging to Harrington
English Workmen in Calais
Chartist Movement in Nottingham
Tremendous Fire at Mitcham at the Premises of Messrs Robins and Co, Weavers, At Phipps-bridge
Monetary Transactions of the Week "From Our City Correspondent"
Markets Prices of Corn Wheat Seed Bread Sugar Provisions Tallow Coals, Walker, Haswell, Russell's hetton, Heugh Hall, Tees, Cowpen Hartley Hops Meat at Smithfield Offals
The London Gazette War Office Appointments - - - Bankrupts
Births Marriages and Deaths
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