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1897 victoria in colour

"Lancaster from the Moor"- 1868 from John Weedy's collection of Illustrated London News

Lancaster Parish Church of St Mary - The Choir stalls 1868

 

Bags of taste from Snazzy Annie at Down to Earth

1842 masthead

Welcome to my collection of...!

"The Illustrated London News" You are in Part 1

"The Illustrated London News" Part 2

The very first illustrated newspaper in the world which was published for 161 years from 1842–2003

It is the finest pictorial example and historic social record of British and world events upto the early 21st Century

 

There are over 750 "long pages" of articles and images on this site

a small fraction of the ¼ of a million pages in more than 7,000 issues which

c ontained over 1,500,000 images

 

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SPOT THE DIFFERENCE IN MASTHEADS

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* To go to a particular year from 1842 use this

Year Time Grid

ILN year grid pic

 

 

The Victorian Era of the Illustrated London News - Quick Year Time Grid

1842 1843 1844 1845 1846 1847
1848 1849 1850 1851 1852 1853
1854 1855 1856 1857 1858 1859
1860 1861 1862 1863 1864 1865
1866 1867 1868 1869 1870 1871
1872 1873 1874 1875 1876 1877
1878 1879 1880 1881 1882 1883
1884 1885 1886 1887 1888 1889
1890 1891 1892 1893 1894 1895
1896 1897 1898 1899 1900 1901

 

Test Navigation Bar (Bootstrap) for Victorian Era of The Illustrated London News

 

 

Appendix List of Special Editions of ILN

 

 

General Election Posters from 1923, 1924, 1931 and 1935

election posters

 

* 1953 - May 30th Double number -The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

 

* The Conquest of Mount Everest 1953

 

* The Anniversary of the tragic sinking of the RMS Lancastria was June 17th 1940

 

* 24th February 1923 Tutankhamen

 

* Useful links to Related Websites

 

 

Decorated covers of some Christmas Editions

1876 xmas edition

 

"The Illustrated London News" Part 2

 

History of The Illustrated London News :

A short History of the Illustrated London News

As much of life that the world can show

The Early days of the Illustrated London News

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The Funeral of Mr. Herbert Ingram MP for Boston and founder of The Illustrated London News

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The way Illustrated London News was printed in 1858 (see May 15th)

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Colour Printing and the ILN

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The Techniques of the modern Illustrated Newspaper -

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ILN Summer Jubilee number 1892 How a wood engraving was prepared for printing

More History of the Illustrated London News - another perspective

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The Illustrated London News - General Information

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Illustrated London News and its competitors The Victorian Web

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This historical resource website

is a "not for profit" site.

 

The website is very incomplete and

should only be used as a guide

to the type and breadth of the content of the ILN.

Particular subjects of  enquiry

should be requested specifically

using the form below

 

"The Illustrated London News" Part 2

 

A week in 1940

1946 jan 5 48 1946 jan 5 50 1940 oct 51946 jan 5 52

 

A week in 1936

1940 oct 51946 jan 5 481946 jan 5 501946 jan 5 52

 

A week in 1931.

1940 oct 51946 jan 5 52

 

A week in 1930

1930 apr 261930 apr 261930 apr 261930 apr 26

 

A week in 1927

1940 oct 5      

 

The year of 1924

NEW The first Anaglyphs (3D pictures) in ILN

1924 3D1924 3D1924 3D

 

A week in 1923 (Egypt number)

1923 Egypt number1923 Egypt number

 

A week in 1920

1920 oct 161920 oct 161920 oct 161920 oct 16

 

A week in 1915

A week in 1915A week in 1915A week in 1915A week in 1915

 

A week in 1909

A week in 1909 A week in 1909 A week in 1909

 

A week in 1908

A week in 1908 A week in 1908 A week in 1908 A week in 1908

 

 

"The Illustrated London News" Part 2

 

 

Special Souvenir Editions -

Illustrated London News 1873 - 1981

 

(1 to 42)

 

 

 

Special Souvenir Editions -

Illustrated London News 1873 - 1981

(Part 2-1902 - 1920)

1905 Port Arthur

Appendix 2

(43 to 80)

Special Souvenir Editions -

Illustrated London News 1873 - 1981

(Part 3- 1922 - 1950)

1922 wedding princess mary

Appendix 3

(81 to 137)

 

Special Souvenir Editions -

Illustrated London News. 1873 - 1981

(Part 4- 1951 - 1989)

1951 Festival of Britain opening

Appendix 4

(138 to 181)

Summer Editions

Summer cover 1895

 

 

"The Illustrated London News" Part 2

 

Illustrated London News Research

  • I can research historical articles for you, mainly in the Illustrated London News.

    There is no charge for searches if you give me reasonable clues

    as to date and subject and there is no obligation.

    I will let you know, what I find, and then, if you want,

    you can buy a high resolution "Public Domain" image/s of engravings / articles, you want.

    The money goes towards the upkeep of the website

     

    Just fill in this form

    Thank You John

     

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    ILN Railway information 1845 -_1848

    courtesy of Alan Longbottom and his wife at Pudsey

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    Shipping list extracted from ILN 1842 to 1870

    courtesy of Alan Longbottom and his wife at Pudsey

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    The last Illustrated London news magazine

    with Advert wrap around covers was January 16th 1965

    During January 1965 Winston Churchill became gravely ill

    and the edition of January 23rd

    showed a full page photograph

    of the great man in black and white

    on the front of the wrap around cover.

    All adverts and photos

    except for one were in black and white.

    The magazine never again went

    back to it's familiar Advert wrap around cover

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    The last weekly edition April 24th 1971

    No. 6873 Vol 258 price 15p

    (the size changed down to 12¼ inches by 9 inches

    and the price went up to 25p)

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    The very last edition of the Illustrated London news

    was July 2003

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