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1842 masthead

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 and is the finest pictorial example and historic social record of British and world events upto the early 21st Century.

NEW The Victorian Magazine

 

ILN Victorian trivia AND Chess Problems

Victorian Classified Adverts

Whitechapel 1888 "Jack the Ripper"

Read the complete Illustrated London News March 15th 1856

Read the complete Illustrated London News for November 22nd 1856

The Conquest of Mount Everest 1953

The Pictorial Press by Mason Jackson

The Anniversary of the tragic sinking of the S. S. Lancastria was June 17th 1940

24th February 1923 Tutankhamen

D - Day landings - June 6th 1944

1953 - May 30th Double number -The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Useful links to Related Websites

History of Association Football 1863

1914 cover sept 5th

It will soon be 2014 a 100 years since the year of the outbreak of World War 1

The First World War was reported in great detail by

Illustrated London News

the conflict starting here in 1914.

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

contained over 1,500,000 images

 

 

 

 

Year Time Grid

ILN year grid pic

Illustrated London News 1926 "Flood Prevention in the Thames Valley"

1926 flooding on the thames

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ILN Historical Research

I can research historical articles for you in my collection of 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

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Original Magazines for Sale from this site

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Here are some scans below of the changing mast head banners of The Illustrated London News over the years ....

mast head june 18th 1859

Illustrated London news June 18thth 1859

 

mast head may 26th 1956

Illustrated London news - December 26th 1908

mast head june 5th 1909

Illustrated London news - June 5th 1909

mast head jan 22nd 1910

Illustrated London news - Jan 22nd 1910

mast head nov 8th 1919

Illustrated London news - Nov 8th 1919

mast head april 17th 1923

Illustrated London news - April 17th 1923

mast head may 26th 1956

Illustrated London news - May 26th 1956

mast head feb 20th 1965

Illustrated London news - Feb 20th 1965

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

donate buttonFeb 24th a week in 1934

Week ending Sat 24 Feb 1934

July 23rd a week in 1927

July 10th a week in 1852

 

The talking fish May 1859

talking fish 1859

read the full story about the talking fish May 28th 1859

 

History of The Illustrated London News :

As much of life that the world can show

The Early days of the Illustrated London News

The Funeral of Mr. Herbert Ingram MP for Boston and founder of The Illustrated London News

The way Illustrated London News was printed in 1858 (see May 15th)

Colour Printing and the ILN

A short History of the Illustrated London News

More History of the Illustrated London News - another perspective

The Illustrated London News - General Information

Collecting Books and Magazines

Index of fiction in the ILN

The British Library Collection of Illustrated Victorian Magazines

Illustrated London News and its competitors The Victorian Web

The Techniques of the modern Illustrated Newspaper - ILN Summer Jubilee number 1892 How a wood engraving was prepared for printing

 

 

100th Anniverary 1942

Snippets of News August 27th 1859

 

Illustrated News: A Sketch of the rise and progress of pictorial Journalism. Chapter I and Chapter II

 

Books about the events reported in the Illustrated London News

LIST OF REMARKABLE EVENTS FROM JANUARY TO JUNE 1848 (PART I)

 

Some special Editions of the Illustrated London News

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

In May 1971 The Illustrated London News stopped publishing weekly, the last weekly edition April 24th 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. Price List Just fill in the form above. All sales or donations help toward the upkeep of this free 700 page website. If you just want to Donate something , then please click the Donate button above or below - If you want to buy original copies of the Illustrated London News fill in the form below or go to Sleekburn Prints here.

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some interesting adverts and features

shell Nature study adverts bees and wasps

Fullpage Shell Nature Study adverts 1956

Dunlop Highwayman Advert

Full page Dunlop adverts 1950

capstan lighthouse

Full page Capstan Lighthouses Adverts 1950

Bassadvert

Full page Bass adverts England 1950

Full page Guinness adverts 1950

Full page Guinness adverts 1950

Full page Xmas Covers from 1855

Xmas special supplements

Gold engravings on bound volume covers

Gold engravings on bound volumes

special issues of the ILN

Special Issues

Full page covers of Summer issues

Summer Specials

Full page miscellaneous adverts 1950

Miscellaneous full page adverts 1950

Full page Guinness adverts 1930

Full page Guinness Adverts circa 1930

Full page Guinness adverts 1942

Full page Guinness Adverts circa 1942

 

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A week in 1940

1940 oct 5 1946 jan 5 48 1946 jan 5 50 >1946 jan 5 52

 

A week in 1936

1940 oct 5 1946 jan 5 48 1946 jan 5 50 1946 jan 5 52

 

A week in 1931.

1940 oct 5     1946 jan 5 52

 

A week in 1930

1930 apr 26 1930 apr 26 1930 apr 26 1930 apr 26

 

A week in 1927

1940 oct 5      

 

The year of 1924 (open but still being built) NEW The first Anaglyphs (3D pictures) in ILN

1924 3D   1924 3D 1924 3D

 

A week in 1923 (Egypt number)

1923 Egypt number   1923 Egypt number  

 

A week in 1920

1920 oct 16 1920 oct 16 1920 oct 16 1920 oct 16

 

A week in 1915

A week in 1915 A week in 1915 A week in 1915 A 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 1908 A week in 1908 A week in 1908 A week in 1908

 

A week in 1852

1946 jan 5



Some Christmas Editions

1876 xmas edition

Special Souvenir Editions - Illustrated London News 1873 - 1981 (Part 1- 1873 - 1901)

1873 Napoleon IIIAppendix 1

(1 to 42)

1850 to 1898

1900 to 1936

1937 to 1946

1947 to 1959

1960 to 1969

1971 to 2001

 

 

 

 

 

Summer Editions

Summer cover 1895

 

 

 

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)

Historic News CDs

1. A Robert Burns Centenary 1859 collection of high resolution images and articles on CD 2. Robert Burns Festival 1844 a collection of high resolution images and articles on CD 3. Ships of 1875 ...50 high resolution images and articles on CD
 
 
 
   
   
   

 

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

    Prices

    (you send the money, using the Pay Now button, only after you receive the image/article)

    Just fill in this form

    Thank You John

     

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    The Illustrated London News from the beginning in 1842 when it was first published up to the present day.

    ILN year grid pic

    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
    1845
    1846 to 1848
    1849 to 1851
    1852
    1853
    1854
    1855
    1856
    1857
    1858
    1859
    1860
    1861 to 1862
    1863 to 1864

    1865 to 1866

    1867 to 1870

     

     

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