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:-12 pages ( 24 sides) from a weekly issue of :-
'The Illustrated London News '
. DATED 1859
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 :-
' The Home of The Mountaineer Painted by Frank Wyburd ' front page engraving showing a mother and baby seated on a verandah of a Swiss chalet see scan
' The University At Sydney in New South Wales ' Australia
' Central Portion of a Painted Window in The Great Hall of Sydney University ' a beautiful engraving of the window
' The New Font at St Peters Church, Colchester '
' The Wreck of The Hamburg Barque " Diana " in Bracklesham Bay near Chichester '
' Vandyke and Frank Halls from a picture by D. W. Deane in the Flatou collection ' near half page
' The Burns Press Chair Made From The Press at Which The First Edition of The Poets Works Was Printed ' - info. referring to Robert ( Rabbie ) Burns (25 Jan 1759 21 July 1796) 2009 marks the 250th anniversary of his birth
' The Patent Boom Derrick placing The Intermediate paddle Shaft on The Deck of The Great Eastern ' a full page print from engraving
' The Great Hall of the university at Sydney in Australia ' near full apge print from engraving
' Burnet House in Cincinnati USA ' Sleekburnc.
' The Tomb of George Washington at Mount Vernon ' half page
' New Zealand Bishops: The Right Rev. W. Williams DD, Lord Bishop of Walapu - - The Right Rev G. A. Selwyn DD Lord Bishop of New Zealand - - The Right Rev C. J. Abraham DD, Lord Bishop of Wellington - - The Righ Rev. Edmund Hobhouse DD, Lord Bishop of Nelson'
' The Burns Banquet at Montreal ' near half page
' Retribution From a painting by E. Armitage in Leeds Townhall ' larger than half page
chess problem by Mr F Healey
' Louis XVII in the Temple Miel from a Painting by G. Wappers ' half page
' Moses Exposed on the Nile from a Painting by Paul Delaroche ' half page
' Fruit etc Painted by W. Duffield ' full page print from engraving
' Wilkins Patent Safety Lamp ' Sleekburnc.
' The Lay of the Last Minstrel by W. P. Frith ' in the Flatou Collection
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 Reform Question' with reference to Mr John Bright
'Foreign and Colonial News'
'Obituary of Eminent Persons include Her Grace Charlotte Augusta, Duchess of Leinster at the family seat Carton near Dublin - - The Most Noble Frederick William Hervey, The Marquis of Bristol - - The Right Hon. Mary, Countess of Sandwich at the Family residence,26 Curzon Street, MAyfair - - The Rev. Sir John Newport of New Park in the conty of Kilkenny - - Lady Domvile, died at Ashburton House, Putney Heath Sleekburnc.
'Country News includes Explosion on Shipboard in South Dock Sunderland - - - Orton Rectory and Charge of Simony - - - Resignation of the Bishop of Glasgow
St Peters Church Colchester
Illustrated London News Editorial
Metropolitan News includes Young Mens Christian Association - - - Royal Asylum of St Anns Society - - - London Orphan Asylum - - - Consecration of the Bishop of British Columbia
The Great Eastern and the Derrick Crane
The Paddle Shaft of the Great Eastern - Letter to the Editor from william Johson CE
Burnet House Hotel Cincinnati Sleekburnc.
Burns Centenary Festivals in Canada
The Late General Jacob
The Tomb of Washington
Bishops of New Zealand, with paragraphs on each: the right Rev G a Selwyn, the right Rev W Williams, the right Rev CJ Abraham, the right Rev E Hobhouse
Literature with reviews of: Greece Pictorial Descriptive and Historical by Christopher Wordsworth sham! A Novel Written in Earnest by Hain friswell A Guide to the Cathedrals of England and Wales by McKenzie Walcott The Literary and Educational Yearbook for the Year 1859, Kent and co- who's who For 1859 Baily brothers Cornhill Hand Shadows to Be Thrown upon the Wall by Henry Birsill
The New Safety Lamp (patented by Messrs W Wilkins)
Fine Art Collection at the Town Hall Leeds
Louis XVII in the Temple by G wappers
The Lay of the Last Minstrel by WP Frith