1856 Antique Print LADY at HADDON HALL DERBYSHIRE Victorian Engraving FASHION

£18.99

Original Victorian Antique Print

 

An Original page from an issue of

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.


 
The page measures overall approximately 400 x 275 mm (16 x 10.75 "). There are a few handling marks, but it is 155 years old!, and there is a small old repaired tear to the bottom border, not affecting the engraved area. There is age yellowing - please check the larger picture for condition.This item will be packaged in a tube.

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Weight 0.3kg