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:- Eleven pages ( 22 sides) from a weekly issue of :-
'The Illustrated London News '
. DATED 1856
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 :-
' Bristol - The West of England and South Wales District Bank ' front page print from engraving showing the front of the building on Corn Street and the adjoining buildings, including The Monarch Assurance Company, next door
' The Republican Candidate for The American Presidency - Colonel Fremont ' info. John Charles Frιmont
' Lowestoft The North of Europe Steam Navigation Company's Ship "Hamburg" in the Dry Dock ' a half page engraving showing the ship, workings and buildings around the dock, workers engaged in various activities etc
' Harrow School Chapel ' interior view
' Major-General Charles Ashe Windham A Hero of Sebastopol ' info. in the Crimea
' The Sailing Ship Frigate "Akbar" - The Liverpool School for The Reformation of Juvenile Criminals ' an engraving of the ship showing a small boat rowing out to her and "the boys in the act of furling sails"
' Brussels in The New Place St. Joseph, Quartier Leopold - The King of the Belgians Receiving The Address of The Senate and the Chamber of Representatives ' full page print from engraving
' The Strawberry Girl - From the Painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds ' Keenlyside. ©
' The Inner Dome of St Pauls Cathedral - Mister Parris Repainting Sir James Thornhills Pictures '
' View on The Kensington Gore Estate - The proposed Site of The National Gallery ' a countryside scene with road building work going on in the foreground
' The Village Postman From a Painting by J. M. Carrick ' engraving showing the postman on a horse giving mail to a woman, children standing at a cottage door, woman carrying a pail of water etc
' The Village School A Painting by A. Rankley ' engraving showing a lady teaching young children in her home in front of the large kitchen fire range
' Prize Poultry and Pigeons at The Anerley (London) Exhibition: Polish Fowls - Silver Spangled Hamburg Fowls - Spanish Fowls - Dorking (coloured) Fowls - Toy Pigeons - Almond Tumbler Pigeons - Gold Laced Bantams - Black Bantams - Gold Pencilled Hamburgs ' full page print from engraving
' A Centre-Piece Design in Silver by Messrs Hunt and Roskell and Artist Mr Alfred Brown ( A Scene in Bradgate Park) for The Earl of Stamford and Warrington '
' Statue of the Princess Helena Sculptured for Queen Victoria by Mrs Thornycroft '
' Silver Testimonial Presented to Messrs Turner and Co. Sheffield '
' Statue of Princess Louise Sculptured by Mrs Thornycroft '
' Medal of The Royal Agricultural Society Designed by Harrison Weir - Obverse and Reverse '
' Affray Between Railway Engineers and Santhals '
' Engineers Crossing a Hill Torrent in the Santhal Country '
' Escort Conveying Santhal Prisoners from The Camp of The 7th Native Miel Infantry to Jungpore '
' Guatemala, The Ancient City '
' Chess '
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 :-
Foreign and Colonial News:
The Spanish Coup D'Etat
The Bad Faith of Russia
Obituary of Eminent Persons includes:
Captain William Shippard RN apprx 200 words
Admiral Henry Richard Glynnat his residence at Bideford, Devon apprx. 250 wds
Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Alcock at his house 22 Upper Grosvenor Street apprx. 230 words
The Right Rev. John Armstrong Bishop of Grahams Town, South Africa apprx. 150 words
Mr James Goding Esq at his residence in Belgrave Square apprx. 150 words
Wills and Personal Estates short announcements (names and amounts only) inc. Most Hon. Charles Brudenell Burce Marquis of Ailesbury Rt. Hon. Sir William Frederic Count of Bylandt Netherlands Hon. Harriet Crewe of Wycomb - - Thomas Rhodes Esq Tottenham Wood -Thomas Lucas of Bristol Francis Clarke of Regents Park Charles M. Young the tragedian Admiral W. Ward Lt. Gen Duncan Mcleod Lt. Gen A. Maconald of Pall Mall and Prussia Col. T. McSherry Col. W. E. Lock Lieut. Colonel C. )P. Wilder Lieut. Colonel R. Anstruther Brevet Lt. Col. C. Richardes of Bombay Alexander McGregor at Scutari David Ochterlony Dyce Sombre Erratum for Last Week, Mr Charles Shaw
Colonel Fremont the Republican Candidate for the American Presidency
The Court - Royal Family Comings and Goings Queen Victoria and Prince Albert at Osborne in the Isle of Wight Sleekburnc.
Illustrated London News Editorial with ref. to the Spain and the O'Donnell Conspiracy
Metropolitan Board of Works and the Purification of the Metropolitan River and Drainage of London with mention of Mr Henry Stothert Engineer of Bath Dr Southwood Smith Mr P. H. Holland Mr P. H. Holland Mr James Smith of Deanston etc
Friends to the Principle of Extended Suffrage Meeting in London under the title "Residential Suffrage Association"
Metropolitan News includes Street Scavenging in Marylebone
The Brussels Fetes with ref. to King Leopold etc
Land Revenue of British India
Naval and Military Intelligence includes:
General Order Issued by General CinC G. A. Wetherall Adjt. Gen.
Death of a Scots Grey on the March, Robert Lockhart a Private died between Farnham and Wokingham
Qualifications of a Mississippi Editor, The Yazoo American Banner owned by Mrs Harriett N. Prewett with ref. to Mr John T. Smith
Country News includes Emigration from Liverpool during July - Two Children poisoned by their Mother at West Leake - - - Murder of Two Girls near Folkestone, Misses Maria and Caroline Back of Albion Place, Dover - - - Visit of Lord Palmerston to Manchester - - - British Association at Cheltenham with mention of Dr Daubeny Colonel Sir H. Rawlinson - W. R. Grove etc
Church And Universities Prizes in the Junior School of University College London List of Names and Subjects
Monetary Transactions of the Week "From Our City Correspondent"
The Markets Prices of Everyday items inc. Wheat Seeds Bread Sugar Tallow Cattle Coal, from Walker Primrose, Gosforth, Belmont etc
The London Gazette War Department Appointments - - Bankrupts - - Births Marriages Deaths
The Santhals and Railway Engineers tow 3cm tear mainly affecting the border either side of the page
Slave Produce in the United States of America Cotton Tobacco Rice Naval Stores etc
Harrow School Chapel Memorial Subscriptions
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