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: Q.---Castanets.]

Musical Instruments at the South Kensington Museum: Q.—Castanets.

“[...] with two pair of modern castanets, one ivory and the other ebony, which require no special notice.” (p. 368) [$]

[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: Out of the World]

Out of the World

“[...] The scene is one which we understand the artist witnessed years ago at the Franciscan monastery at Tivoli. In a whiewashed cell of the monastery a young monk sits playing the harpsichord—one of those old-fashioned instruments still used in remote districts on the Continent where the modern piano has not been introduced—and [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Musical Instruments at the South Kensington Museum: G.---Flauto dolce, or flûte à bec.]

Musical Instruments at the South Kensington Museum: G.—Flauto dolce, or flûte à bec.

The Flauto dolce, or sweet flute, is called in English the Recorder.; in French is is the flûte à bec or beaked flute. [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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