1869 The City of Chester

Via Flickr:From The Illustrated London News 1869.

This wonderful view of Chester is an example of the high quality illustrations from this Victorian Periodical. Each 6 monthly volume contained approximately 7500 illustrations of various sizes. Therefore this 1869 will have circa 15000 illustrations.

These wonderful monochrome engravings and woodcuts are frequently seen on television as illustrations in History programmes.

The year long bound volume of which is now on sale at http://www.theakston-thomas.co.uk


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