Cuttings from Illustrated London News

Made:
1870-1932 in England

"Illustrated London News" cuttings, 1870-1932. c36 pages, mounted from former scrap album; 40x29cm. Mainly pictures, some text descriptions, concerning events and human conditions during the Siege of Paris and Franco-Prussian War 1870-1871, including details of food supplies shortages; Pigeon Post, night scene, The Graphic 1871 Jan 21; 1870 Nov 5 - Dec 31, many artists' sketches sent back to the ILN in England by balloon post for engraving; 1881 disaster of the Saladin balloon; 1881 Coxwell's flight; German war balloon 1892, showing steam winding engine and gas cylinders; 1928 Nov 3-17, life aboard the Graf Zeppelin airship during her Atlantic flight. Handlisted

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1950-306/55
type:
illustrations
credit:
Penn-Gaskell Collection
status:
Permanent collection

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