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PUBLISHER OF

THE ATHENAEUM:

A LITERARY CHRONICLE OF HALF A CENTURY.

JOHN C. FRANCIS.

INTRODUCTORY NOTE BY H. R. FOX BOURNE.

IN TWO VOLUMES.
VOL. IL

LONDON:

RICHARD BENTLEY & SON,
NEW BURLINGTON STREET,
Publishers in (Drfiinarg to 5}tr ^ajtstj! tht Qncrn.

1888.

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Chapter III.—1859.

The Queen proclaimed in India—New Year's Day—Volunteer

Corps Formed—The Artists'—Invasion Literature—Sir J. F.

Burgoyne's Opinions—Sir Howard Douglas on Fortification—

The Duke of Wellington on Coast Defences—Indian Mutiny

Literature — Cawnpore — ' A Year's Campaigning'—Dundas

Robertson on the Mutiny—Sir Henry Lawrence on Annexa-

tion—The Year's Literature—Death of S. W. Singer—Of

Archdeacon Williams—National Portrait Gallery Opened—

Prof. Owen on the Gorilla—Death of Henry Hallam—Liver-

pool Free Libraries—All the Year Round—The LibriMSS.—

The Iron Crown of Lombardy—Vauxhall Gardens—Death of

Leigh Hunt—Cornhill MagazineMacmillan's Magazine

Darwin's 'Origin of Species '—British and Foreign Bible

Society—Flogging abolished in the Army—Death of De

Quincey—Of Lord Macaulay 73—III

Chapter IV.—1860-1861.

W. H. Russell in India—Sindh and Oudh—Literature of 1860

— Death of William Spence—The Institution of Naval

Architects Founded—Testimonial to Cobden—Death of Sir

T. M. Brisbane—Of Mrs. Jameson—Outram and Havelock

—Death of Lady Byron—Of Albert Smith—Mudie's and

Smith's Circulating Libraries—Death of G. P. R. James—

British Museum—Sir John Soane's Museum—Death of Mr.

Ingram — Of Lord Dundonald — Of Capt. Maconochie—

Bicentenary of the Royal Society—Adelaide Procter's 'Le-

gends and Lyrics'—Literature of 1861—Reissue of Punch

'Encyclopaedia Britannica'—Death of Lord Campbell—Of

Elizabeth Barrett Browning—Memorial of her in Florence-

Death of Sir Francis Palgrave—Repeal of the Paper Duty—

New Place, Stratford-on Avon—Death of Mrs. Pye — The

Laureateship—Death of Sir John Forbes—Of the Prince

Consort 112—144

Chapter V.—1862-1865.

The International Exhibition—Death of Miss Woodfall—Sir
Marc Isambard Brune1—Thames Tunnel—Death of Buckle
—Dr. Doran on the Prince and Princess of Wales—1833

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