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

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1842 (made)

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of Bruce S Ingram Esquire

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514a, case 19, shelf DR 5

Place of Origin

London (made)


1842 (made)


Height: 77 mm, Width: 228 mm, Depth: 23 mm

Object history note

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.

Descriptive line

Record unconfirmed. Level E, above case 73.




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