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Napoleon

'The Emperor Napoleon III at the Battle of Solferino' Supplement to The Illustrated London News February 1860. Copyright © The British Library Board

The Cigarette

The Rivals, Cigarette (volume 3 number 53) 1899

The Days' Doings

The Days' Doings : An Illustrated and Amusing Record of Passing Events

Reynolds

The Age of Innocence, Supplement to The Sphere, 22 December 1900

Illustrated London News

Where Be Your Gibes Now?, Illustrated London News, 18 December 1880

Tragedy, Queen, 22 June 1895

Tragedy, Queen, 22 June 1895

The Gleaner

The Gleaner, Illustrated Sporting and Theatrical News, 11 September 1869

The Careless Nurse

The Careless Nurse, Illustrated London News, Christmas Number 1880

Illustrated Times

The Late Charles Dickens, Illustrated Times, 18 June 1870

Pears Annual

A Merry Xmas to You, Pears Annual 1897

Illustrated Times

News of the War, Illustrated Times, 6 August 1870

 

Looking for Andrée

Looking for Andrée, Sketch, 1 March 1899

 

  •  Black and White: A Weekly Illustrated Record and Review
    London 
    6 February 1891 - 13 January 1912 : Nos. 1-1093 
    With registration issues dated 2 November 1889 - 31 January 1891 
    Incorporated with The Sphere
  • Black & White
    London 
    (Transvaal Special) 
    [14 October 1899] : No. 1 
  • Continued as: Black & White Budget
    [21 October] - 30 December 1899 : Nos. 2-12 
    (Transvaal Special) 
  • Continued as: Black & White Budget
    6 January 1900 - 30 May 1903 : Nos. 13-190 
  • Continued as: Black & White Illustrated Budget
    6 June 1903 - 17 June 1905 : Nos. 191-287; New Series nos. 1-10 
  • Continued as: Illustrated Budget
    24 June 1905 : New Series no. 11 
    Discontinued. 
  •  The Cigarette: The Saturday Popular Pictorial Journal
    London 
    25 April 1898 - 16 May 1901 : Nos. 1-161 
    Discontinued. 
  •  The Daily Graphic
    London 
    4 January 1890 - 16 October 1926 : Nos. 1-11482 
    Incorporated with The Daily Sketch.
  • The Days' Doings : An Illustrated and Amusing Record of Passing Events
    London 
    30 July 1870 - 17 February 1872 : Nos. 1-82 
  • Continued as: Here and There
    24 February - 21/28 December 1872 : [New Series] nos. 1-44 
    Discontinued. 
  •  Forget-Me-Not: A Pictorial Journal for Ladies
    London 
    [November] 1891 - 6 April 1918 : Nos. 1-1373; New Series nos. 1-5
  •  The Gentlewoman: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Gentlewomen
    London 
    12 July 1890 - 2 January 1926 : Nos. 1-1853 
  • Continued as: Gentlewoman and Modern Life
    9 January - 7 August 1926 : Nos. 1854-1883 
    Incorporated with Eve
     
  • The Graphic: An Illustrated Weekly Magazine
    London 
    4 December 1869 - 23 April 1932 : Nos. 1-3254 
  • Continued as: The National Graphic
    28 April - 14 July 1932 : Nos. 3255 - 3266 
    Discontinued. 
     
  •  Home Sweet Home: A Journal of Stories & Pictures for Everybody
    London 
    18 March 1893 - 13 April 1901 : Nos. 1-422 
  • Continued as: The Home Circle
    20 April 1901 - 5 December 1914 : New Series nos. 1-463 
  • Continued as: Home Circle and Family Fun
    12 December 1914 - 10 April 1915 : New Series nos. 1-17 
    Incorporated with the Penny Pictorial Magazine
     
  •  The Illustrated Edinburgh News
    Edinburgh 
    6 February 1897 - 2 July 1898 : Nos. 1-74 
    Discontinued.
  • The Illustrated London Clipper: (The Illustrated London Clipper, Police & Criminal Court Gazette) 
    London 
    17 October 1874 - 7 October 1876 : Nos. 1-104 
  • Continued as : The London Clipper, Sport and Play
    25 November 1876 - 3 February 1877 : New Series nos. 1-121 
  • Continued as: Sport & Play~
    10 February - 14 April 1877 : Nos. 122-131 
    Discontinued. 
  • The Illustrated London Life
    London 
    October - December 1886 
    Discontinued. 
     
  • The Illustrated London News
    London 
    14 May 1842 -  : Nos. 1- .
  • Illustrated Mail
    London 
    17 June 1899 - 1 June 1907 : Nos. 1-416 
  • Continued as: Weekly Illustrated
    8 June - 24 August 1907 : Nos. 417-425 
  • Continued as: The Illustrated
    31 August - 21 September 1907 : Nos. 4-7 
    Discontinued. 
     
  • Illustrated Midland News
    Birmingham 
    4 September 1869 - 11 March 1871 : Nos. 1-80 
    From 14 January 1871 onwards published in London 
  • Continued as: The Illustrated Newspaper
    London 
    18 March - 30 December 1871 : New Series nos. 1-42
  • The Illustrated News of the World
    London 
    6 February 1858 - 27 June 1863; 24, 31 October 1863 : Nos. 1-282; 299, 300 
    Discontinued.
  • The Illustrated Police Budget
    London 
    10 June 1893 - 16 April 1910 : Nos. 1-880 
  • Continued as: The Illustrated Sporting Budget and Boxing Record
    23 April 1910 - 6 August 1912 : Nos. 881-1001 
  • Continued as: Sporting Budget
    13 August - 19 November 1912 : Nos. 1002-1016 
    Discontinued. 
  • The Illustrated Police News
    London 
    20 February 1864; 5 January 1867 - 3 March 1938 : Nos. 1; 151-3862 
  • Continued as: Sporting Record
    9 March 1938 - 22 September 1979 : Nos. 3863-3915; [New Series] nos. 53-2129 
  • Continued as: The New Greyhound & Sporting Record
    6 October [1979] - 3 November 1979 : Nos. 2130-2134 
  • Continued as: The Greyhound & Sporting Record
    10 November 1979 - 2 August 1980 : Nos. 2135-2169. 
    There are two editions from 1 January 1935 to 8 September 1956. 
  • Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News
    London 
    28 February 1874 - 22 January 1943 : Nos. 1-3576 
  • Continued as: Sport & Country5 February 1943 - 16 October 1957 : Nos. 3577-3958 
  • Continued as: Farm & Country
    30 October 1957 - December 1970 : Nos. 3959-4200 
    [Holly Leaves
    The Christmas number of Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News
    1923; 1932-1941; 1945-1969] 
  • The Illustrated Sporting News and Theatrical and Musical Review: (Illustrated Sporting News, Theatrical Review)
    London 
    15 March 1862 - 29 October 1864; 10 June - 18 November 1865 : Nos. 1-138; 170-193 
  • Continued as: Illustrated Sporting and Theatrical News
    25 November 1865 - 19 March 1870 : Nos. 194-364; New Series nos. 1-44; Vol. 10 nos. 2-12 
    Discontinued. 
  • Illustrated Times
    London 
    9 June 1855 - 2 March 1872 : Nos. 1-885 
    Discontinued.
  • The Illustrated War News
    London 
    21 October 1899 : No. 1 
  • Continued as: Pearson's Illustrated War News
    28 October 1899 - 7 April 1900 : Nos. 2-25 
  • Continued as: Illustrated Weekly News
    14 April - 1 September 1900 : Nos. 26-46 
  • Continued as: The Curiosity Shop
    8 September - 13 October 1900 : Nos. 1-6 
    Discontinued. 
     
  • The Illustrated Weekly News
    London 
    12 October 1861 - 13 June 1863 : Nos. 1-88 
  • Continued as: Penny Illustrated Weekly News
    20 June 1863 - 12 January 1867 : New Series nos. 1-187 
  • Continued as: The Illustrated Weekly News
    19 January 1867 - 30 October 1869 
    Discontinued. 
  •  The King: A Pictorial Record of World News
    London 
    6 January 1900 - 28 March 1903 : Nos. 1-169 
    Amalgamated with The Navy and Army Illustrated and subsequently published as The King and his Navy and Army
  •  The Lady's Newspaper and Pictorial Times
    London 
    2 January 1847 - 27 June 1863 
    Incorporated with The Queen
     
  • Lady's Pictorial
    London 
    5 March 1881 - 26 February 1921 : New Series nos. 1-2087 
    Amalgamated with Eve, the Lady's Pictorial.
  •  The Mirror of Life
    London 
    6 January 1894 - 27 April 1907 : Nos. 1-696 
  • Continued as: The Mirror of Life and Sport
    4 May 1907 - 9 March 1912 : Nos. 697-955 
  • Continued as: The Mirror of Life and Boxing World
    16 March 1912 - 11 October 1919 : Nos. 956-1347 
  • Continued as: Boxing World and Mirror of Life
    18 October 1919 - 8 March 1924 : Nos. 1348-1576 
    Discontinued. 
  •  The Pall Mall Budget
    London 
    3 October 1868 - 27 December 1894 : Nos. 1-1370 
    With registration issues dated 4 April 1895 - 31 December 1920 
    Discontinued. 
  • Pears' Annual
    London 
    1891 - 1926 
    From 1893 to 1903 published as the Christmas issue of Pears' Pictorial
  • Pears' Pictorial: An Illustrated Weekly
    London 
    September 1893 - September 1896; June 1899 - September 1903 : Nos. 1-24 
    The Christmas issues are entitled Pears' Annual
    Not published between September 1896 and June 1899. 
  • Penny Illustrated Paper
    London 
    12 October 1861 - 28 December 1907 : Nos. 1-2431 
  • Continued as: P.I.P.: Penny Illustrated Paper
    4 January 1908 - 29 March 1913 : Nos. 2432-2705 
  • Continued as: London Life: P.I.P.
    5 April - 24 May 1913 : Nos. 2706-2713 
    Discontinued. 
  • The Penny Pictorial News and Family Story Paper
    London 
    1 September 1877 - 10 November 1888 : Nos. 1-585 
  • Continued as: The Pictorial News
    17 November 1888 - 26 September 1891 : Nos. 586-735 
  • Continued as: Penny Pictorial Weekly
    3 October 1891 - 4 June 1892 : Nos. 736-771 
    Discontinued. 
  • The Penny Pictoric and the World's Penny
    London 
    1 January 1885 - 30 December 1886 : Nos. 43-147 
    Formed by the amalgamation of The Pictoric and The World's Penny
  • Pictorial Life
    London 
    12 May - 4 August 1900 : Nos. 1-13 
    Discontinued.
  • Pictorial Times: A Weekly Journal of News, Literature, Fine Arts, and the Drama
    London 
    18 March 1843 - 8 January 1848 : Nos. 1-252 
    Discontinued. 
  • The Pictorial World
    London 
    7 March 1874 - 9 July 1892 : Nos. 1-478; New Series, vol. 1 nos. 1-6 
    Incorporated with Black and White
  • The Pictoric
    London 
    27 October 1883 - 27 December 1884 : Nos. 1-62 
    Abridged edition of The Pictorial World
    Amalgamated with The World's Penny and subsequently published as The Penny Pictoric and the World's Penny
     
  •  The Queen: An Illustrated Journal & Review
    London 
    7 September 1861 - 27 June 1863 : No. 1-Vol. 4 no. 95 
  • Continued as: The Lady's Newspaper, The Queen & Court Chronicle
    4 July - 26 December 1863 : Nos. 862-887 
  • Continued as: The Queen, The Lady's Newspaper & Court Chronicle
    2 January 1864 - 30 December 1922 : Nos. 888-3966 
  • Continued as: The Queen
    4 January 1923 - October 1970 
    Amalgamated with Harper's Bazaar and subsequently published as Harper's & Queen.
  •  The Scots Pictorial
    Glasgow 
    3 April 1897 - 28 March 1903 : Nos. 1-181 
  • Continued as: The Scots Pictorial and the Society Pictorial
    14-28 March 1903 : Nos. 182-184 
  • Continued as: The Society Pictorial
    4 April 1903 - 28 October 1905 : Nos. 185-319 
  • Continued as: The Lady's Illustrated Weekly
    4 November 1905 - 1 September 1906 : Nos. 320-363 
  • Continued as: The Scots Pictorial
    29 September 1906 - 29 December 1923 : Nos. 367-1267 
    From 28 November 1903 to 1 September 1906 published in London. 
    With a registration issue entitled The Society Pictorial, dated 24 January 1903 
    Incorporated with The Bulletin
     
  • Shurey's Illustrated
    London 
    14 October 1899 - 8 April 1903 : Nos. 1-183 
  • Continued as: Shurey's Illustrated Sketch Book
    15 April - 17 June 1903 : Nos. 184-193 
    Incorporated with Sketchy Bits
     
  • Shurey's Illustrated Great War Paper
    London 
    19 September - 7 November 1914 : Nos. 1-8 
    Discontinued. 
     
  • Shurey's Pictorial Budget
    London 
    19 February - 7 May 1900 : Nos. 1-12 
    Incorporated with Shurey's Illustrated
     
  • The Sketch
    London 
    1 February 1893 - 17 June 1959 : Nos. 1-2989 
    Discontinued. 
  • The Sphere: An Illustrated Newspaper for the Home
    London 
    27 January 1900 - 27 June 1964 : Nos. 1-3343 
    Includes a special supplement: Winston Churchill: A Memorial Tribute [December 1964] 
    Discontinued. 
  •  The World's Penny
    London 
    13 March - 25 December 1884 : Nos. 1-42 
    Amalgamated with The Pictoric and subsequently published as The Penny Pictoric and the World's Penny.

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