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:-Seven pages ( 14 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 :-
' Westminster Abbey The New Organ Screen and Stalls ' front page
' The Prison of Clichy in Paris Men in the National Workshop of Tailors '
' The Vivandiere at Paris ' a young lady providing the bivouac of the National Guard with refreshment
' Monsieur Raspail ' engraving showing Franηois-Vincent Raspail
' the Raising of the "Earl Grey" Coasting Vessel in the Whittaker Channell off Essex Showing the Inflated Cases Towed by the Steam Ship "Fly" ..'
' The Earl Grey in Her Sunken State with Cases and Chains Attached Before Rising ' showing the boats overhead and lines going down to the cases surrounding the sunken ship
' The Guernsey Cup Claret Jug for The Guernsey Races '
' The Choir of Westminster Abbey with New Stalls and Screen etc '
' Alexander and Diogenes Painted by Edwin Landseer ' a half page engraving showing an encounter of various breeds of dogs in the street, bulldog, etc engraved by Alfred Harral
' Bishop Bonner Fields The Police Force at the Park to Prevent the Chatist Demonstrations Reive ' it shows the many policemen raking refreshments etc engraving by Smyth from a sketch
' Cottages For Agricultural Districts Two Cottages - - - Floor Plan of the Cottages - - - Living Room '
The Convict Establishment at Bermuda -:
' Bermuda - Ireland Island Fortifications and Dockyard '
' The Convict Dress at Bermuda '
' Characters About Town The Crossing Sweeper ' from a drawing by Kenny Meadows
' Mademoiselle Alboni as Cenerentola ' Keenlyside
' Berlin Germany: The Arsenal and the Seizure of Arms by the People'
' The War in Italy Battle of Goito Between the Austrians and Piedmontese ' battle scene
' The Austrian Troops Leaving Peschiera '
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 Bonapartist Reaction in France - with mention of M. De Lamartine Louuis Napoleon Bonaparte etc
The British Institution small
Foreign and Colonial News:
United States of America and Centr4al America
West Indies small
Collision at the Crewe Railway Station
National Sports and The Gala onthe Thames
Illustrated London News Editorial
Metropolitan News includes:
Meeting of the East India Company at India House with mention of Sir J. L. Lushington Mister Masterman MP etc
The British and Foreign Unitarian Association at the Chapel, Essex St, Strand with Alderman Law Presiding
Female Orphan Asylum at Lambeth
Institution for the Adult Deaf and Dumb, 26 Red Lion Square, Bloomsbury
Births and Deaths etc SleekburnC.
Ireland and The Repeal Association with mention of Mr John O'Connell - Rev. Dr Miley Sir Colman O'Loghlen Mr Ray Mr E. W. O'Mahony Mr A. R. Stritch etc
Obituary of Eminent Persons Recently deceased:
Captain Frederick William Burgoyne RN plus coat of arms
James Nowell Ffarington Esq of Worden, County Lancaster with coat of arms
Sir John de Veulle a Chief Magistrate of Jersey
Robert Baldwin Esq of The Hon. Society of the Inner Temple
Failure of the Chartist Demonstrations
Court and Haut Ton Royal Comings and Goings
Seizure of Arms by the People at Berlin
The War in Italy