Illustrated London News Vol 56 (page 1/4)

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Illustrations from The Illustrated London News, Vol. LVI (1870).

This was a popular weekly newspaper in London, with huge numbers of engravings. Because of the printing processes and relatively low paper quality the engravings are not always very clear.

There is an index online at iln.org for 1870.

Title: Illustrated London News Vol 56

Editor: Leighton, George C.

City: London

Date: 1870

Total items: 34

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Festival at the East London Hospital For Children on New Year's Eve]

Festival at the East London Hospital For Children on New Year’s Eve

FESTIVAL AT THE
EAST LONDON HOSPITAL
FOR CHILDREN.

[more...] [$]

[picture: Alms Box, Skipwith]

Alms Box, Skipwith

Leaves from a Sketch-Book. YORK. The Engravings on this page are drawn from various sketches made some time ago in York and its neighbourhood. As their name implies, they are not intended to represent the architectural glories which are the pride of the great county of York, but have been hit off as taste or opportunity suggested—now from an old [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Pheasants]

Pheasants

The collection of living pheasants belonging to the Zoological Society of London has just been enriched by the arrival of fine examples of the males of two new species. At the meeting of the society, on Thursday 24th ult. [i.e. March 1870], Mr. Sclater read a paper concerning these remarkable [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: A closer crop of a portrait of Sir Charles Dickens]

A closer crop of a portrait of Sir Charles Dickens

The portrait is from an obituary of Sir Charles Dickens published the week after he died, in June 1870. This version is cropped so you just have his head, and is an aspect ratio suitable for a desktop or tablet wallpaper (8:5 aspect ratio). [more...] [$]

[picture: Musical Instruments at the South Kensington Museum: M.---Italian Lute, about 1580]

Musical Instruments at the South Kensington Museum: M.—Italian Lute, about 1580

Judging by the tuning pins there are 17 strings on this instrument, but I’m not sure it’s wise to take the illustration too literally. [$]


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Illustrations from The Illustrated London News, Vol. LVI (1870).

This was a popular weekly newspaper in London, with huge numbers of engravings. Because of the printing processes and relatively low paper quality the engravings are not always very clear.

There is an index online at iln.org for 1870.


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