Original Victorian Antique Print
The Illustrated London News
DATED 1856, and entitled:BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES
Subtitled: HADDON HALL DERBYSHIRE - BY J. ABSOLON Exhibited in the New Water Colour Gallery
A full blank backed page from an issue of the ILN with a full page colour engraving showing a lady on the steps of Haddon Hall.
Provenance: From theIllustrated London News; Published 1856. The Illustrated London News was anewspaper founded by Herbert Ingram, with the first edition of the IllustratedLondon News appearing on 14 May 1842. The ILN employed many artists,illustrators and engravers to reproduce images of the news of the day. This wasthe only way of producing news pictures at this time; and later whenphotographs became available, even they had to be reproduced using an engravedprocess. They also employed the services of freelance artists and engraverslike Gustave Dore, John Gilbert and many others.
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