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.

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[picture: Musical Instruments at the South Kensington Museum: F.---Guitar]

Musical Instruments at the South Kensington Museum: F.—Guitar

“[F] is an Italian Guitar of the sixteenth century, which seems to have been mounted with five sets of strings, fouor sets having three strings each, and one set having four strings, each set tuned in unison; the wood is inlaid [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Charles Dickens]

Charles Dickens

This full-page illustration accompanied an obituary of Charles Dickens in the edition of the “Illustrated London news” for the 18th June, 1870; Dickens’ death had been reported in the newspaper the previous week. It shows him seated [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: The Easter Volunteer Review: The 1st Artillery on the March from London to Brighton]

The Easter Volunteer Review: The 1st Artillery on the March from London to Brighton

Soldiers on the march pause for a moment outside the local pub, which has a sign showing a lion; crowds have gathered to watch the troops pass, most on foot but some on horse-back, and with carts on which are mounted heavy guns, cannons. To the left, an old lady [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Musical Instruments at the South Kensington Museum: B.---Serinette]

Musical Instruments at the South Kensington Museum: B.—Serinette

“The serinette, or French bird-organ, was employed by ladies to teach airs to their little singing-birds, serins or finches; this one is of the seventeenth century, 11 in. by 8 in., made of beech-wood, veneered with satin-wood, and inlaid with marquetry of coloured woods [...] [more...] [$]


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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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