Wood block for the first number of 'The Illustrated London News'

Woodblock
1842 (made)
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object details
Category
Object Type
Additional TitleTailpiece, advertising 'The Illustrated London News' (generic title)
Brief Description
Record unconfirmed. Level E, above case 73.
Dimensions
  • Height: 77mm
  • Width: 228mm
  • Depth: 23mm
Credit line
Gift of Bruce S Ingram Esquire
Object history
One of 19 engraved woodblocks [E.2629 to 2647-1931] for the first number of 'The Illustrated London News' for the week ending Saturday, May 14, 1842. From page 16.



Provenance: Gift of Bruce S Ingram Esquire.
Collection
Accession Number
E.2647-1931

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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