& now the boring stuff.............
This is an original Paper/Magazine not a scan & not a re-print
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A full page from a weekly issue of The Illustrated London News , ENTITLED :-
’ Great Meeting of the Royal Agricultural Society at Newcastle ’
It shows :-:-
A Large full page with 3 Illustrations individually entitled :-
The great pavilion and cattle show
Plan of the Horticultural Society’s Tent
The Northumberland and Newcastle Horticultural society's Flower show - Rotunda of the tent
It has descriptive text which begins on the reverse, continues between the prints - but is incomplete
It is in good condition
There is text on the reverse, including an interesting article discussing the ascent of the Nassau Balloon - even including some silly sketches - two of which are ‘ The balloon when it was out of sight’ (showing a blank canvas - ‘The view from the Balloon after nightfall’ showing a black canvas!
It measures overall 360 x 260 mm (14 x 10.25 " ) approximately. - There is a little age yellowing with some spotting.
This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.
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