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FIRST WORLD WAR
The First World War was reported in great detail by
Illustrated London News
the conflict starting here in
The Christmas truce 1914
Welcome to my collection of
"The Illustrated London News"
The very first illustrated newspaper in the world which was printed 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
* To go to a particular year from 1842 use this
* The Conquest of Mount Everest 1953
History of The Illustrated London News :
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
(There are many more interesting parts of the site below this form)
read the full story about the "talking fish" May 28th 1859
A week in 1940
A week in 1936
A week in 1931.
A week in 1930
A week in 1927
The year of 1924 (open but still being built) NEW The first Anaglyphs (3D pictures) in ILN
A week in 1923 (Egypt number)
A week in 1920
A week in 1915
A week in 1909
A week in 1908
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(43 to 80)
(81 to 137)
(138 to 181)
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
Choose a year - The Illustrated London News from the beginning in 1842 when it was first published up to the present day.
The Year Grid
ILN Railway information 1845_1848 courtesy of Alan Longbottom and his wife at Pudsey
Shipping list extracted from ILN 1842 to 1870 -courtesy of Alan Longbottom and his wife at Pudsey
1842 to 1844
1846 to 1848
1849 to 1851
1861 to 1862
1863 to 1864
1865 to 1866
1867 to 1870
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
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)
The very last edition of the Illustrated London news was July 2003
Thank you for visiting my collection of Illustrated London News website.
I can research subjects for you and supply "Public Domain" images , engravings / articles for you. Just fill in the form above.
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