Córdoba en The Illustrated London News

Córdoba in the international press of the nineteenth century.

The Illustrated London News was founded in London in 1842 by the printer Herbert Ingram and his friend Mark Lemon. He is considered the first newspaper that incorporated the use of recorded, first, and photographs, after, to illustrate stories and chronic. Given the universal character of the British Empire certainly, Articles were awash with descriptions of the different corners of the planet, including Cordoba, that appears in some of his reports.

Our Documentation Service has inventoried Cordobeses Affairs in this magazine about the city in the years 1873, 1884 and 1885. Let's see them:

Old Brigde of Cordova (1873)

(Librarian Note: It clearly shows that the author was never recorded in Cordoba. This painting is called 'hearsay').

Cordova: Moorish Mill, Alcazar, Mosque, Bridge (1884)

(Librarian Note: Magnificent pictures, High precision. The reporter was 'in situ').

Spain: Malaga, Cordova, Estipona (sic) (1885).

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  1. Go, Herr Doktor again fully… magnificent, as usual. And look at the Calahorra, because pone CARRAHOLA…

    • Really, Herr Doctor Jerome. Carrahola, as my grandmother. And to go to beaches, Estipona and Fuenirola. ¡Ay! Is that these English not well andalú pronunsiaban!

  2. Good, about Carrahola or Carraola is not an oversight English. I in old postcards (early twentieth) always saw writing, curiously, so. Do not know if it's an extension of the popular name, difficult for the common name of the illiterate population Cordovan he ended up contaminating postcards printers or due to some other reason that escapes me.

    Seems to come from Calahorra to hurriya Qala'a (free strength / there, where it comes from savings) I do not know if it refers to its exempt status or keep some distinction for tax purposes. anyway always pissed me much that the other Calahorra, the La Rioja, came from a term last Celtiberian origin latin sieve (Calagurris).

    And my congratulations, Mabuse, for keeping us waiting in awe every wonderful new finding yours.

  3. Thanks to each and everyone for your words. Córdoba is there, waiting to be rediscovered.

    Good, I found a little something that I have not seen fit to raise it in a 'post’ until the Advisory Council determines your interest or importance. It could go to the Museum Imagined, but do not know if the part is found in the Archaeological Museum of Cordoba. This is a 'shrine’ with Greek inscriptions found on the street Torrijos Year 1921, a result of works, referring to certain Syrian gods… I find something extraordinary, all but the piece in question is the most watched 'khaki thread'. I found articles on it only in French and German Do you know anything of the piece? Does the upload?

  4. Dr., effectively the piece has its importance, but in this case preserved even in the MAECO is exposed. It is interesting not only for the original Greek inscription, but by early Christian or reuse in Visigothic, presenting a crismón engraved on its rear side, to be used, as the record says museum- foot of the altar as. The place in which it was found, may well belong to the episcopal complex of San Vicente. There are several articles in Spanish, the oldest is in the Bulletin of the Royal Academy of Córdoba year 22. But, good, not tell you more because all the information I can see on the museum website through the search engine's database Domus:

    http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/cultura/WEBDomus/fichaCompleta.do?ninv=DO000034/1&volver=busquedaAvanzada&k=C/ Torrijos

  5. Dr. Saqunda. Can you correct the link? Which has indicated it is 'broken'. Well, go to how I quedao…!

    Good, I leave the links above referred:



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