Illustrated London News

February 13, 2017, by Sarah

Trial access: Illustrated London News Historical Archive

Until 3 March, we bring you trial access to the Illustrated London News Historical Archive, the world’s first pictorial weekly newspaper.

The Archive provides a facsimile of the entire run of the Illustrated London News from its first publication on 14 May 1842 to its last in 2003. It includes introductory essays about the history, development and influence of the Illustrated London News. A “Highlights” timeline displays key events by year with active links to related articles.

Few of the towns of England can boast of a higher antiquity than the town of Nottingham; it still retains many vestiges that attest its right to be called one of the “olden time”.
“Nottingham.” Illustrated London News [London, England] 23 July 1842: 164.

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