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

1842 (made)
Place of origin

Object details
Object type
Additional titleTailpiece, advertising 'The Illustrated London News' (generic title)
Brief description
Woodblock for engraved illustration by Sir John Gilbert (1817-1897) to first edition of the Illustrated London News. [In a frame]
  • 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.
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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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