Although 26,000 copies of the first number were disposed of, there was a great falling off in the sale of the second and subsequent numbers. Herbert Ingram, however, was determined to make his property a success, and one that is still spoken of as a brilliant stroke of journalistic enterprise. He sent to every clergyman in the country a copy of the number containing illustrations of the installation of the Archbishop of Canterbury, and by this means secured many new subscribers.
The Illustrated London News exists today as the Illustrated London News Group.
The Illustrated London News Group (http://www.ilng.co.uk/ILNG)
Japan and the Illustrated London News (http://www.japansociety.org.uk/lectures/030916terrybennettlecture.html) - lecture to the Japan Society by Terry Bennett in 2003
Eagerly crowding round the railed inclosure, the public were gratified with the sight of the new and very 'welcome' wonder, reposing on a wooden hand-barrow or tray, the yellow mass, almost pure relieved by a fl velvet cloth underneath.
There is no news from Tasmania beyond the appointment of three delegates from the Houses of Parliament to assist at a conference of the Australian colonies on the subject of a federal union.
The Jacobus Marthinus and the Panaloon, with patent fuel, from Swansea; the bark Nautile, from Havre; the Caroline Elizabeth, from London; the Valkyrien, from Copenhagen; and the Inglebay and the General Wilshire, from Kooria Mooria, with guano, were at the Cape.
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