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Quality Antique prints, Maps Ephemera - Guaranteed Antique unless otherwise specified View Our Other Auctions View Our Feedback This is an original but ‘USED’ Magazine not a scan and not a later re-pr
Lot # 19399670
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SleekburnC. 2004 - 2009 XXXX
This is an original but ‘USED’ Magazine not a scan and not a later re-print.
if there is a particular date you require in regards to this item eg. For a Birthday or anniversary etc please ask.
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:-11 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 :-
A twelve page issue of The Illustrated London News dated 27 December 1856 price fivepence. It features articles with prints from engravings including:
'Experiment with The Hammer upon The Great Bell For The Westminster Clock' (front page)
'Paris Fashions: Juvenile Dresses for The New Year Fetes'
'The Shadow on the Wall, Poem by Phiz '
'The Alexandre Harmonium' (small)
'The Rev. Dr. Livingston, The Traveller in Africa' (also article on Discoveries in Central Africa)
'New Church of St. Matthew, Bedford New Town, Consecrated on Tuesday last'
'Testimonial Presented By The Sultan to The Nurses of Scutari' (small but interesting article mentioning Florence Nightingale amongst others)
'Her Majestys Visit to The Arctic Ship "Resolute" in Cowes Harbour' (full page)
'Reception of Her majesty by Captain Harstein and The Officers of The Resolute' - near half page
'Her Majesty Inspecting the Charts in The Cabin of The Resolute'- near half page
'Attempt to 'Assissinate The King of Naples in The Capellano Maggiore' (full page)
'Fresco in The House of Lords: Rivers of Great Britain by Edward Armitage - full page
Recent Researches in Babylonia: View of Wurka - Portion or Wussass, Wurka - Clay Vases and Plaster Ornaments - Monogrammic Cuneiform Inscription - Ear Rings - Clay Figure - Tablet in a Clay Envelope - Inscribed Clay Lump - Clay Table showing Attacking Lion - Clay Tablet showing Two Men Boxing - Clay Tablet' (all on one page)
'The Adoration painted by Ribera Spagnoletto' (full page)
'Words and Music to 'The Eolian Harp' (Two pages)
The Swiss Difficulty
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 War With Persia',
'Negro Insurrection', (in the Southern States)
'Obituary of Eminent Persons includes :-
The Marquis of Queensberry John Douglas, - Mr R. R. M'Ian Esq a Scotch Gentleman eminent as an artist and Actor, - Luigi Canino',
Experiment on the great bell at Westminster
Terence at Westminster
The Alexandre Harmonium
Dr Livingstones Discoveries in Central AfricaCosecration of new Church Bedford New Town
Visit of Her Majesty to the Arctic Ship Resolute
The Late attempt to assassinate the King of Naples
Hong - Kong
Recent researches in Babylonia 'The British Museum Library - How to Use It',
adverts of the day and much more.
The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.
It measures 365 x 260 mm (14.25 x 10.25 “).The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound, some pages are loose. There is some age yellowing with some spotting. Some pages may have minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age. The engravings vary in size. There are no outer advertising pages/cover unless otherwise stated.
The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated.
Quotation or speech marks in the text signifies the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page
PLEASE NOTE :- I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS present. As far as I can tell
there is 1 page missing so if you are looking for something in particular in these pages PLEASE ASK. The process of the page numbering in The Illustrated London News issues are applied in a yearly sequence and therefore do not start at number 1.
This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.
PLEASE ALSO NOTE that the paper banners, or mastheads vary, and the scan shown is only a representative sample.
"Info.” in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.
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