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 1858……………………
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 :-
' Shah Hamadan 's Masjid at Cashmere - drawn by W. Carpenter Jnr. ' engraving on the front page showing the interior of a mosque, muslims worshipping. info. Kashmir - Mir Sayyid Ali Hamadani - turbans
' Captain Urquhart Experimenting with His Life Preserving Raft on the Thames '
' Weimar in Germany - The Statues of Goethe and Schiller ' - info., outside the now Deutsches Nationaltheater and Staatskapelle
' Ancient Fragments of the London Guildhall - Window and Buttress - - - Window of the Crypt '
' Testimonial to Mr Augustus Eliott Fuller ' a large table decoration or ornament made by Messrs Widdowson and Veale of Miel The Strand and represents a group of hop pickers from a drawing by Mr Gastenau
' Akalis Tower at Umritzer ' an engraving showing the tower in a lovely garden setting - info. Gurdwara Baba Atal at Amritsar
' A LAma of the Dalai Sect of Tibet - With His Praying Wheel and Trident ' a wonderful engraving from a drawing by W. Carpenter Jun.
Sketches in India:
' The Catamaran Postman - On the Coromandel Coast, Southern India ' a wonderful near half page engraving showing a man kneeling on a small float shaped like a canoe, paddling towards a ship to deliver a letter which he carries wrapped in calico in his conical hat lined with waxcloth
' Statue of Dr Isaac Barrow - Inaugurated at Trinity College Cambridge - A Statue Designed and Executed by Mr Noble of BrutonSt, Berkeley Square '
' The Residence of the Late Mister G. Stephenson - Tapton House Near Chesterfield ' - referring to George Stephenson (b. Wylam 1781 – d. Chesterfield 1848)
'The Removal of an Old House in Fetter LAne ' to make way for the "New Record Office"
' Henri Wienlawski - The Celebrated Violinist at Julien's Concerts '
' Madame Celeste as the Arab Boy in " The French Spy " At the Standard Theatre '
' Holt in Norfolk - The New Gresham Grammar School 'SleekburnC.
' Spain - Saluting the "Urylas" off A Coruna - From a Sketch by Vernon Jones '
' Greece - Greek Fishermen Dancing the "Romaika" ..'
' Blackwall ShipYard on the River Lea and Thames, London - The Launching of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Parramatta ' full page print from engraving showing the paddle steamer being launched at the yard of The Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Ltd at Leamouth Wharf
' Marylebone Workhouse - Experiments made with Stevens's Bread Making Machine '
' Ceiling of Astley's Theatre '
' Blackfordby Church at Ashby de la Zouch '
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:
France with ref. to the trial of Monsieur de Montalembert
Spain and Portugal
United States of America with ref. to a letter from a Lieutenant Tyler re the uprising on Snake River Walla Walla by Spkan and Pelouse - and other news
Country News mentions - Stephenson Memorial School at Willington Near Newcastle - - - Proposed Monument to Matthew Henry - - - Romsey Church Organ - - - Life Boat Services - - - Fatal Affray with Poachers at Bishop Burto nr Beverley - - - Reive - - - Joseph Skertchley a Daggermaker of Ashby de la Zouch - - - Frightful Accident at Thrybergh Coal co. at Kilnhurst near Rotherham
Advance in Electrical Science - The Atlantic Cable - with mention of Mr W. Ladd of Chancery Lane
The Ionian Islands - with mention of Mr H. Drummond Wolff
Gold Mines in the Argentine Republic - Province of San Luis
Obituary of Eminent Persons includes:
Major General Nicholas Penny ADC to the Queen who was killed at the campaign in Rohilkhand, India
The Very Rev. Dr George Peacock DD Dean of Ely
Lady Frances Julia Maynard died at Shern Hall Walthamstow on Her Birthday.
Also Deaths Thomas Hatchard, Publisher, of Picadilly - - Mr Robert Owen at Newton Monmouthshire (short)
Photography -A new dry collodion process - with mention of Messrs Murray and Heath, Rev. J. Lawson at Lausanne
Illustrated London News Editorial
Captain Urquharts Life Preserving Raft
Prospectus for The Great ship Company
The WeatherKeenlyside ©
The Licensed Victualler Shcool and Asylum on the Old Kent Road
A Neapolitan Dungeon
Lama of Tibet of the Dalai Sect
The Catamaran Postman
Slinging Letter Bags Across a Nullah
Trade Protection Circulars
Memorial to William Caxton
Letter to the Editor of the ILN re. Mr Morphy from H. Staunton
Tapton House Residence of the Late George Stephenson
Monetary Transactions of th eWeek
The London Gacette - Bankrupts - Births Marriages and Deaths
Greek Fishermen Dancing the Romaika
The Court - Royal comings and Goings