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"The Illustrated London News" You are in Part 1

"The Illustrated London News" Part 2

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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

My collections is not quite the complete run of every ILN published but I have over 7000 of them

 

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

contains over 1,500,000 images

* To go to a particular year from 1842 use these links testing

1842 - 1901(The Victorians)

ILN year grid pic

 

From 1902 -2003

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Here is an eclectic selection of entries from my collection of the Illustrated London news

starting with...

 

Victorian Trivia

 

Year Grid - Contact John - Home Page

When you use Site Search (above) your results will take you to a year page

you can then use the Edit / Find on this page. tool that is built in to your Browser* *

 

1897 victoria in colour

Xmas editions

 

Nagas

 

The 1908 Olympic Games

 

1842 Chartists at Preston, Lancashire

 

Lancaster From 1801

 

The New Hartley Mining disaster 1862.

 

"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

 

A small taster of how I am going to categorise

the content of the ILN

Sport

1891 soccer

Emigration

1843 emigration

Poets / writers

1892 poets

Fashion

1866 fashion

Theatre

1866 theatre

Archaeology

1923 archaeology

Disasters

1862 hartley

Schools

1922 schools

Ships

1875 SHIPS

Churches

1856 MAR 5 CHURCHES

Exploration

1845 FRANKLIN EXPLORER

Art

1911 art mona lisa

 

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* To go to a particular year from 1842 use these links

1842 - 1901(The Victorians)

ILN year grid pic

 

From 1902 -2003

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The Victorian Era of the

Illustrated London News -

Quick Year Time Grid

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Appendix List of Special Editions of ILN from 1876

1897 diamond jubilee

 

Appendix List of Special Edition/ supplements of ILN pre 1876

(under ongoing construction)

 

 

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

1923 egyptfc

 

* 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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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

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"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 1908A 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 - 1873 - 1901)

 

 

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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

 

 

 

 

FOR SALE - 10 Different fine Victorian engravings of Lancaster - £4.99 GBP + P&P.

See below these are a beautiful set of postcards printed on premium glossy A6 card 350 gsm

Click on any of the small images or text below to see a large image with the full article

which appeared in the Illustrated London News

 

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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.

    any donations go to the upkeep of the site

     

     

    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.

    * To go to a particular year from 1842 use these links

    1842 - 1901(The Victorians)

    ILN year grid pic

     

    From 1902 -2003

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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

    1842 to 1844

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    1846 to 1848

    1849 to 1851

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    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

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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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