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Item Title:

1855 Issue ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS (4270 16) Crimea, Inkerman, Mitfor


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This is an original but ‘USED’ Magazine not a scan and not a later re-print.

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The Illustrated London News was a magazine founded by Herbert Ingram and Mark Lemon, the Editor of Punch,

with the first edition of the Illustrated London News appearing on 14 May 1842.


This auction is for:-Ten pages ( 20 sides) from a weekly issue of :-

'The Illustrated London News '

……………………. DATED 1855 ……………………

This first part of the description features a list of Images i.e. prints from engravings, sketches, drawings etc (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include :-

' Well Walk in Hampstead – Inspection of the East Middlesex Militia ' front page engraving

Sketches of Eupatoria in The Crimea -:

' The East Entrance and Works Thrown up by the French '

' The Rocket and Gun Battreies '

' French Infantry of the Line: Chasseur de Vincennes – Zouave in Undress with Burnous or Cloak – Zouave – Grenadier with Capote Turned Back – Grenadier in Undress – Fusilier in Full Dress – Grenadier with Capote and Kepi (hat) '

' The French Battery ' Keenlyside

' Rear of the rocket and Gun Batteries ' Yevpatoria

' The Late Governor General of Canada – Earl of Elgin Giving the Royal Assent to Bills Passed by The Canadian Legislature '

' The Last of the Wreck of the British Troop-ship Charlotte off The Cape Coast ' – info. driven ashore in Algoa Bay, carrying the 27th Regiment plus other men women and children, was driven ashore near Jetty Street, Port Elizabeth in September of 1854

' A Farmyard in The Snow – Drawn by E. Duncan ' near half page engraved by M. Jackson

' Diss in Norfolk - the New Corn Exchange '

' Near Reading – Swallowfield Cottage the Residence of Mary Russell Mitford ' – info. Three Mile Cross

' Threadneedle Street London – Quadrangle of The South Sea House '

' Arms and Emblems of the South Sea Trade – From the Court Room in Threadneedle Street '

' Hampton in Middlesex – The New Water Treatment Works for the Grand Junction, West Middlesex, and Southwark and Lambeth Water Companies ' engraving showing the new works, a countryside scene, person sitting under a road sign, a horse and rider

' The Crystal Palace – The Pompeian Court '

' A Musical Soiree in Aid of St Leonards Sunday and National Schools of Shoreditch ' - there is a tear to this engraving, apprx 5"– could be repaired as only advertisements on back of page.

' A Bartrams Sandpiper Totanus Bartramius Shot in Cambridgeshire – From a Drawing by Frederick Tearle '

' Fox Hunting – Captain Percy Williams and the Rufford Hounds '

' Dover – French Concert in the Hall of the Maison Dieu in Aid of the patriotic Fund '

' Near Sebastopol – Headquarters of Lord Raglan Sketched From the Camp of the Heavy Cavalry Brigade '

' Alma – Balaclava – Inkerman – The Design for a Memorial to the Officers and Soldiers Who Fell at Those Battles '

' The Valley of Inkerman in the Crimea '

' A Crimean Army Stove and Cooking Lanthorn ' officers relaxing in their tent

'A Room in The Hampshire Hog in Charles Street, Westminster – A Light Cavalry Sergeant Recruiting and About to Give the Shilling to a new Recruit ...'

' Shipping of Ordnance Stores at the Tower for The Crimea '

Also articles (no engravings unless listed above) - This second part of the description features items of news articles etc but have no images associated with the subject matter unless listed above. They include :-

America and The War (Crimea)

Foreign and Coloial News includes:

France – with mention of Visit of the Emperor and Empress to the Fausberg St Antoine Contructions - - Madame de la Grange - - Palais d'Industrie - - Diner de l'Exposition by the Societe Gastronomie - - M. Henri de la Madeleine - - M. Feullit de Conches - - The Queen Pomare

Progress of the Siege of Sebastopol – with mention of The Euphrate Steamer – Admiral Bruat – Omer Pacha – (Sevastopol ) – Lord Raglan – General Canrobert – Varna – General Liprandi – Simpheropol – Eupatoria – General Osten-Sacken – Prince Menschikoff – Koslov – Miel – Major Moller

The war and The Russians in the Dobrudja – with mention of Baltschik – etc

The French £20,000,000 Loan

The Vienna Conference

The Sardinian Treaty

The Foreign Legion

War Burdens on Poland

Drill Instructors for the Khan of Kokan's Forces

' America – with mention of The Steam Ship America - - Congress at Washington - - Senator Mayall of Maine - - Mr Sumner and the Russian Legation - - Mr Mason of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs - - Mr Clingman - - Reive - - Mexico and General Santa Anna - - General Alvarez


India and China

Mr Cobden at Leeds on The War

Loans and Taxes – Letter to the Editor of the Illustrated London News

Mr Lockhart and The Jeu D'Espirit on Lord Robertson

Sudden Death of Mr Ralph Carr A Magistrate of Middx

Wife of A Private of the 82nd Regiment – apprx 80 words

Disorder at Balaclava – An The Need for Warehousmen

Governor General of Canada– Lord Elgin – info. James Bruce

Illustrated London News Editorial

Latest intelligence – The War in Crimea etc

The Court – Royal Comings and Goings

Naval and Military Intelligence includes – A Despatch from lieutenant Glyn of the "Britannia"

National Sports

Small items of news includes: the Worcester Musical Festival - - - Sale of Louis Philippe's Property - - - Reduction of Ocean Postage - - - Signs of Improvement in Ireland – injured horse of Sir George Brown of the Battle of Alma returns home

Chess Problem by JB of Bridport

Death of Miss Mitford

Diss Corn Exchange

The South Sea Company and Its House at Threadneedle Street

Improved Supplies of Water to the Metropolis

Monetary Transactions of the Week

the Amrkets – Prices of Coal, Sugar, Corn etc

London Gazette – Bankrupts - - - List of War Office Appointments - - - Births Marriages and Deaths

Shooting of a Rare Sandpiper in Cambridgeshire – Comments by Frederick Tearle of Trinity Hall Cambridge and John Gould of 20 Broad St. Golden Square

China – British asnd American Visit to the Pei-Ho River

On The Reform of Youthful Criminals by Means of Reformatory Schools – A Preliminary Notice by Mister Baron Alderson

Literature – The englishwoman in russia by Lady Murray - - - Lights and Shadows of Australian Life by Mrs Charles Clacy

War Obituary -: Sleekburnc.

Major General Henry William Adams Died at Scutari

Surgeon William Browne at Scutari of Remittent fever

Captain Henry Thomas Butler adn his Brother Captain James Armar Butler, The Hero of Silistria etc –

Letter Dated Constantinople 2 Dec 1854 From George Duke of Cambridge to or about Lieutenant General The Hon. H. E. Butler

Lieutenant Colonel John G. Champion died at the Hospital Scutari, an Accomplished Botanist and Zoologist

Lieutenant Arthur William Godfrey In Camp on the Heights Before Sebastopol, Of Brook Street House, Kent

Major John Olaus Moller at Sebastopol

Captain Edwin Richards killed at Inkerman, of Ravindon House Co. Carlow – with excerpts from letters he sent home

The Sanitary Organisation of the French Army – Good reports

A Russians Account of the Cause of the War

Lord Raglan's Quarters near Sebastopol


The Transport Service – Mr W. S. Lindsay MP While Addressing a Meeting of Friends at Tynemouth

Crimean Army Stove and Lanthorn – Supplied by Price's Patent Candle Company – Also description of Cooking Lanthorns

The New Road to the Crimea

Hospitals at Scutari – with references to Miss ( Mary ) Stanley – Miss ( Florence ) Nightingale – Mrs ( Selina ) Bracebridge

Full page of Advertisements

Recruiting of Cavalry at The Hampshire hog

SleekburnC. 2001

The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

It measures 365 x 260 mm (14.25 x 10.25 “).The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound, some pages are loose. There is some age yellowing with some spotting. Some pages may have minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age. The engravings vary in size. There are no outer advertising pages/cover unless otherwise stated.

The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated.

Quotation or speech marks in the text signifies the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page

PLEASE NOTE :- I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS present. As far as I can tell there are two pages missing so if you are looking for something in particular in these pages PLEASE ASK. The process of the page numbering in The Illustrated London News issues are applied in a yearly sequence and therefore do not start at number 1.

This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.

PLEASE ALSO NOTE that the paper banners, or mastheads vary, and the scan shown is only a representative sample.

"Info.” in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.    

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