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Illustrated London News & Graphic

We are closing down on the 31st December 2017

After trading for many years the time has finally come to hang up the frames and retire. Our warm thanks to all our loyal clients; your support over the ten years the site has been running has been much appreciated.

In order to clear our stock we are happy to accept sensible offers on any item. Non-sensible offers will obviously be totally disregarded. Please email offers to maritimegallery@btinternet.com   

 
The Dreadnought Hospital Ship at Greenwich 1870
 
Full page engraving from the 1870 Illustrated London News 'The Dreadnought Hospital Ship for Seamen at Greenwich'. Very atmospheric image of the hulk moored on the River Thames.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Size of engraved area 340mm x 230mm.

 

Ref no: 2913  Price: £25.00
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Full page engraving from the 1870 Illustrated London News 'The Dreadnought Hospital Ship for Seamen at Greenwich'. Very atmospheric image of the hulk moored on the River Thames.

Dreadnought Hospital Ship 1872

Wood engraving of the 'Departure of the Dreadnought Hospital Ship from her old moorings in the Thames. Published in the Illustrated London News November 1872. The ship was originally moored in Greenwich.

The picture which has later hand colouring is in good condition. Size of engraved area 250mm x 210mm.
 

 

Ref no: 2914      Price: £22.00 
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Wood engraving of the 'Departure of the Dreadnought Hospital Ship from her old moorings in the Thames. Published in the Illustrated London News November 1872. The ship was originally moored in Greenwich.
The Terrace Pier Gravesend 1874.
 
Full page engraving from the 1874 Illustrated London News 'Arrival of the Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh at the Terrace Pier Gravesend' in Kent. Super view with paddle steamers and rowing boats.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is a little grubby around the borders and has some minor creasing as do most ILN engravings. Size of engraved area 300mm x 220mm.

 

Ref no: 1877  Price: £18.00
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Full page engraving from the 1874 Illustrated London News 'Arrival of the Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh at the Terrace Pier Gravesend' in Kent. Super view with paddle steamers and rowing boats.
The Slaver Sunny South surrendering to H.M.S. Brisk 1860.
 
Full page engraving from the 1860 Illustrated London News 'The Slaver Sunny South, alias Emanuela surrendering to H.M.S. Brisk bearing the flag of Rear-Admiral Sir H Keppel. H.M.S. Brisk was a small wooden walled ship that was fast and ideal for out running slavers such as the Sunny South. 
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is a little grubby around the borders and has some minor creasing as do most ILN engravings. Size of engraved area 340mm x 230mm.

 

Ref no: 1354 Price: £18.00
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Full page engraving from the 1860 Illustrated London News 'The Slaver Sunny South, alias Emanuela surrendering to H.M.S. Brisk bearing the flag of Rear-Admiral Sir H Keppel. H.M.S. Brisk was a small wooden walled ship that was fast and ideal for out running slavers such as the Sunny South.
The Combined Fleet in China 1860.
 
Full page engraving from the 1860 Illustrated London News 'The Combined Fleet in China - Transports in Cowloong Bay preparing to get under way for the North'. From a sketch by the ILN Special Artist in Hong Kong.  
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is a little grubby around the borders and has some minor creasing as do most ILN engravings. There is also some text showing through in places. Size of engraved area 340mm x 230mm.

 

Ref no: 1355 Price: £SOLD
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Full page engraving from the 1860 Illustrated London News 'The Combined Fleet in China - Transports in Cowloong Bay preparing to get under way for the North'. From a sketch by the ILN Special Artist in Hong Kong.
The Ramsgate Lifeboat C1860
 
 
Super wood engraving 'The Ramsgate Life Boat; morning after a heavy gale - weather moderating' by E W Cooke from the Illustrated London News circa 1860.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Size of engraved area; 350mm x 240mm.
 
Ref no: 1181      Price: £20.00 
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The Ramsgate Lifeboat life boat circa 1860
Review at Spithead
 
 
Super double page folding wood engraving from the Illustrated London News July 1867.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, has some very minor creasing, as you would expect for its age, but generally it is in good condition. Size of engraved area; 520mm x 350mm.
 
Ref no: 3014      Price: £SOLD 
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Review at Spithead, Illustrated London News 1867
The Great Eastern Steamship 22,500 tons.
 
 
Super double page folding wood engraving from the Illustrated London News June 1857.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, has some very minor creasing, as you would expect for its age, but generally it is in good condition. Size of engraved area; 520mm x 350mm.
 
Ref no: 3015      Price: £SOLD 
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Great Eastern, Brunel, Illustrated London News 1857
Departure of the Prince of Wales from Plymouth Sound for Canada
 
 
Super wood engraving from the Illustrated London News July 1860.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, has some very minor creasing, as you would expect for its age, but generally it is in good condition. Size of engraved area; 350mm x 240mm.
 
Ref no: 3016     Price: £SOLD 
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Prince of Wales, Plymouth Sound, Canada 1860
 
Burial at Sea 1855  
 
 
Interesting wood engraving from the Illustrated London News August 1855.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Size of engraved area; 350mm x 240mm.
 
Ref no: 1045     Price: £SOLD 
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Burial at Sea 1855
Fleet forming line abreast 1855
 
 
Super wood engraving from the Illustrated London News August 1853.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, has some very minor creasing, as you would expect for its age, but generally it is in good condition. Size of engraved area; 350mm x 240mm.
 
Ref no: 1035      Price: £SOLD 
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Fleet forming line abreast 1855
Departure of the Flying Squadron 1855
 
 
Super wood engraving from the Illustrated London News March 1855.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, has some very minor creasing, as you would expect for its age, but generally it is in good condition. Size of engraved area; 350mm x 240mm.
 
Ref no: 1034      Price: £18.00 
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Departure of the Flying Squadron 1855
The British Flying Squadron passing the Diamond Rock off Martinique 1871
 
 
Super wood engraving from the Illustrated London News May 1871.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, has some very minor creasing, as you would expect for its age, but generally it is in good condition. Size of engraved area; 350mm x 200mm.
 
Ref no: 1092      Price: £SOLD 
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The British Flying Squadron passing the Diamond Rock off Martinique 1871
Meeting of the British Association: Excursion to Plymouth and Devenport- Explosion of a torpedo off H M S Cambridge 1869
 
 
Super wood engraving from the Illustrated London News September 1869.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, has some very minor creasing, as you would expect for its age, but generally it is in good condition. Size of engraved area; 350mm x 240mm.
 
Ref no: 1093      Price: £18.00 
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Meeting of the British Association: Excusion to Plymouth and Devenport- Explosion of a torpedo off H M S Cambridge 1869
Our Iron Clad Fleet: The Turret-Ship Monarch 1869
 
 
Super wood engraving from the Illustrated London News July 1869.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, has some very minor creasing, as you would expect for its age, but generally it is in good condition. Size of engraved area; 350mm x 240mm.
 
Ref no: 1094      Price: £12.00 
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Turret Ship, Captain
Our Iron Clad Fleet: The Twin-Screw Turret-Ship Captain 1869
 
 
Super wood engraving from the Illustrated London News August 1869.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, has some very minor creasing, as you would expect for its age, but generally it is in good condition. Size of engraved area; 350mm x 230mm.
 
Ref no: 1095      Price: £12.00 
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Turret Ship Captain
Her Majesty's Wood-Cased Iron Frigate Inconstant 1869
 
 
Super wood engraving from the Illustrated London News August 1869.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, has some very minor creasing, as you would expect for its age, but generally it is in good condition. Size of engraved area; 350mm x 230mm.
 
Ref no: 1096      Price: £12.00 
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Frigate inconstant 1869
Milwaukee River at Milwaukee C1870
 
 
Super wood engraving from the Illustrated London from around 1870.
 
The picture, which has later hand colouring, is laid on card and in good condition. Size of engraved area; 220mm x 150mm.
 
Ref no: 1088      Price: £SOLD 
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Milwaukee River, Milwaukee

Dreadnought Hospital Ship 1872

Wood engraving of the 'Departure of the Dreadnought Hospital Ship from her old moorings in the Thames. Published in the Illustrated London News November 1872.

The picture which has later hand colouring is a little grubby around the edges with a crease bottom right corner (in the border) but otherwise in good condition. Size of engraved area 250mm x 210mm.
 

 

Ref no: 3002      Price: £SOLD 
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Dreadnought Hospital Ship moored in the thames 1872
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