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Item Title:

1856 issue ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS (7380 47) Livingstone Big Ben Naple


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

if there is a particular date you require in regards to this item eg. For a Birthday or anniversary etc please ask.

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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:-Eight pages ( 16 sides) from a weekly issue of :-

'The Illustrated London News '

……………………. DATED 1856……………………

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 :-

' Experiment with The Hammer upon The Great Bell For The Westminster Clock ' front page print from engraving showing men and women witnessing the event - info. this was the first bell which was cast by Warners of Norton near Stockton-on-Tees, it later cracked during experiments Keenlyside ©

' Paris Fashions: Juvenile Dresses for The New Year Fetes ' engraving showing children dancing in the costumes of the times, for boys and girls

' The Shadow on the Wall ' an engraving of a little boy with a spinning top - drawn by Phiz aka Hablot Knight Browne

' The Alexandre Harmonium ' engraving showing the piano like instrument

' The Rev. Dr. Livingstone - The Traveller in Africa ' - info. David Livingstone often misspelled Livingston

' New Church of St. Matthew at Bedford New Town '

' Testimonial Presented By The Sultan to The Nurses of Scutar ' small engraving

' Queen Victoria 's Visit to The Arctic Ship "Resolute" in Cowes Harbour ' full page print from engraving

' Reception of The Queen by Captain Harstein and The Officers of The Resolute ' - near half page

' Her Majesty Inspecting the Charts in The Cabin of The Resolute '- near half page

' Attempt to Assassinate The King of Naples in The Capellano Maggiore near Naples ' wonderful full page print from engraving showing crowds and formations of troops at the Campo Marzo, Mount Vesuvius volcano smokes in the distance

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 :-

The Swiss Difficulty - with mention of Neufchatel - King of Prussia - Frederick William

Experiment on the Great Bell of the New Palace at Westminster - with mention of Mr Denison the designer - Mr Dent the Maker of the Clock - Mr Quarm the clerk of the New Palace Works - info. aka Big Ben

The War With Persia with mention of The Orenburg Corps - Azerbijan - etc

Negro Insurrection (Slaves in the Southern States) - with references from various papers Philadelphia North American - Franklin Journal - Missouri Democrat - also mention of Perry, Tennessee - Louisville - Deputy Sheriff at St Martin and a Posse - Missouri - Alabama - Nullification faction - Slave holders - etc

Meteorological Observations at the Highfield House Observatory near Nottingham (a table)

Country News includes:

The Sudden Death of Mr hugh Miller the Writer on Geology at Edinburgh

Arrest of the Supposed Murderer of Mr Little, of Michael George Harrington at the Broadstone Terminus

A Very Bad Case - Bill of Exchange - with mention of Mr Thomas Eyre of Bath - John Sadleir - Tipperary Bank

Lamentable Accident of the Rev. William Mason Vicar of Bilsby near Alford

Execution at Winchester of Guiseppe Lagarva, Giovanni Barbalano and Matteo pettrich the Italian Pirates - approx 50 words

A Bit of a Lark in Yorkshire

Burglary Near Sheffiels at Manor Oaks the Res. of Mr W. Bradley the Brewer - apprx 60wds

Forthcoming Execution at Maidstone - apprx30 wds

Music includes:

The Messiah at St Martins Hall and Exeter Hall etc, with mention of Herr Formes - Mr Thomas - Mr Sims Reeves - Mrs Gilbert - Madame Clara Novello - Miss Dolby - Mis sBanks - etc

Performance of the London Sacred Harmonic society - with mention of Mrs Sunderland the Yorkshire Singer

Organ Built for Wells Cathedral by Mr Willis Temporarily Erected in St Martins Hall wiuthn mention of Mr W. T. Best - Mr Willis - etc

Musical Discovery of Scores of Handel's Oratorios - with mention of John Christopher Smith - Sir Henry Rivers of Hampshire - M. Schoelcher of France - etc

Terence at Westminster - Performance of Terence's "Woman of Andros at St Peters College Westminster The Theatres - Olympic - Drury Lane - Pantomimes - haymarket - Princess - Lyceum - Adelphi - Strand - Astleys - Sadlers Wells - The Surrey - The Marylebone - Polytechnic Institution - Colosseum

Obituary of Eminent Persons includes :-

The Marquis of Queensberry John Douglas

Mr R. R. M'Ian Esq a Scotch Gentleman of Inverness eminent as an artist and Actor

Luigi Canino the Chevalier of Italy

The Alexandre Harmonium - M. Alexandre of Paris

Dr Livingstones Discoveries in Central Africa - large article with mentioon of Blantyre - Mr Moffat th eFather of Mrs Livingstone - Loando - The Royal Geographical Society - Sekeletu Chief of the Makololo - Zambesi River - Sir Roderick Murchison - Mr Bain - Luamegi - Luambeji - Liambai, Ojimbesi etc - Melumbe and Catrina - QUilimane

The Sultan and The Nurses of Scutari - with mention of Miss Nightingale - info. aka Florence Nightingale - aoorix. 220 words

Consecration of new Church Bedford New TownIllustrated London New Editorial

Metropolitan News: SleekburnC.

St Dunstans in the West

The Franklin Expedition

Frauds in the City o fLondon Union

Escape of Convicts from Woolwich Arsenal

Bankruptcy and The Royal British Bank

Young Lady Nearly Garottedon Oxford Street

The Great Gold Robbery

The Great Northern Frauds with mention of Leopold Redpath - W. C. C. Kent - Thomas Hogden - Mr Tyrwhitt - Mr Stephen George Hammond

The Church Ornament Question

INcresase of the Police Force

The Sewage Question - with mention of I. K. Brunel Esq - Robert Rawlinson - Professor J. T.Way - etc - apprx 50 wds

Visit of Her Majesty to the Arctic Ship Resolute

The Late attempt to assassinate the King of Naples

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SleekburnC. 2712

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 age yellowing with a little 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 not in colour 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 No pages missing but 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.    

I accept: - PAYPAL,
UK postal orders, UK Cheques,
International money orders if in STERLING (UK pounds)
for other acceptable payment options please feel free  to  ask

Our standard shipping options are listed on this auction page, Just select your country to get the costs, we will however be open to requests for different services to meet any deadlines , or packaging requests you may have - Please ask BEFORE bidding.

Delivery times will vary according to destination, but these are usually :-< /P>

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Airmail Europe ................  3 - 5 working days after shipping

Airmail Rest of World.   5 - 7 working days after shipping

There is a contact link in every description, and can be found at the beginning of this listing.

Please Feel free to ask any questions, we will try to answer promptly

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