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1855 issue ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS (7270 19) Danish Accra, Hunting by


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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:-12 (11.5 actually) pages ( 24 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 :-

'Wreck of HM Steam Sloop, "Hecla" off Gibraltar' - near half page

'HM Steamer "Scourge" Attacking Danish Accra'- near half page (this page has a cut half way across it as a result of excess pressure when the picture from the front page was removed, but it does not affect the illustration)

'Tesselated Roman Pavement Recently Found at Ipswich'

'Roman Remains, Recently Found at Burgh'

'John Timbs FSA Author of Curiosities of London'

' Ice Skating in The Grounds of The Crystal Palace, Sydenham'- near half page

'Lieutenant General Sir De Lacy Evans, KCB., Receiving The Thanks of The House of Commons'- half page

'The Military Hospital, Portsea' with sufferers from the Crimea- near half page

'Sketches in the Crimea: Simpheropol, From an Original Sketch'

'Crimea: Fortress of Schonful-Kele, Sebastopol in The Distance' (quite a heavily inked issue, and there is a noticeable transfer of ink from the previous page over these two illustrations, but without spoiling them - just thought I should mention it)

Chess problem by Mr Henry Turton

'Scene From Romeo and Juliet at The Haymarket Theatre'- near half page

'Scene From the New Drama Janet Pride at The Adelphi Theatre'- near half page(quite a heavily inked issue, and there is a noticeable transfer of ink from the previous page over these two illustrations, but without spoiling them - just thought I should mention it)

'Hunting in The Holidays, Drawn by John Leech' and engraved by Joseph Swain, a very jolly scene - full page (quite a heavily inked issue, and there is a noticeable transfer of ink from the previous page over this illustration, but without spoiling it - just thought I should mention it)

'Statues in The New Palace at Westminster' twenty four on one full page - William 1st 1066 up to Queen Anne 1702

Marble Bust of Her Majesty, by J Gibson

Windsor Castle – the Private Staircase – half page

Genevra – from the Exhibition of the Photographic Society – half page

The Mother painted by DW Deane – from the exhibition of the British institution – half page

On the Grand Canal Painted by J Holland – near half page

The Trophies of Youth – painted by T Danby – near half page

Group from the Mexican Antiquities, now exhibiting in Pall Mall – near half page

Old and New Buildings in Threadneedle Street – near half page

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 Lords and Gentlemen of the Deadlock' Parliament with reference to Lord Palmerston, Lord John Russell etc

'Huts for The Crimea' with small sketches (one of these sketches has a cut through it as a result of excess pressure when the picture from the front page was removed)

Roman Pavement Found at Ipswich

Roman relics found at Burgh

The Crystal Palace

John Timbs, author of curiosities of London

'Obituary of Eminent Persons includes Frances Baroness Basset died at her seat, Tehidy Park, Cornwall - General The Hon. Arthur Percy Upton CB died at Brighton - The Rev. Sir Thomas Gery Cullum, Bart after a short ilness, at his fine old Elizabethan seat, Hardwick House, near Bury St Edmunds - Sir George Best Robinson, Bart died at Dyrham, Gloucester at his brothers Rectory - Sir John William Pitt Muir Mackenzie, Bart of Delvine, Perthshire died at Orchardstown, his country residence in Tipperary - Rear Admiral Sir John Hill who fought in the battle of The Nile, die at Walmer Lodge, Deal - Lieutenant Colonel Cother CB at His house in York Buildings, Gloucester'

The Military Hospital at Portsea

Views in the Crimea

The Vote of Thanks to Sir De Lacy Evans

Janet Pride at The Adelphi Theatre

Romeo and Juliet at the Haymarket Theatre

Hunting in the Holidays

Statues in the New Palace of Westminster

Gibson's marble group That for the Princes Room in the House Of Lords

Cabinet Pictures at Sydenham

Prince Menschikoff's Gallantry

Old London Making Way for the New – A Sketch in Threadneedle Street

The Green Man Barnet

Lord John Russell's Explanation

Anasthesia by Cold in Surgical Operations

The Camp of the Highlanders

How We Have Ruined the Balaclava

Grand Banquet at the Mansion House

An English Officer in Crimean Costume

The National Debt

Opening of the British Institution

Exhibition of the Photographic Society

Exhibition Of Mexican Antiquities

SleekburnC. XXXX SleekburnC. Keenlyside

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 No 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.    

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

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

Inland 2nd Class ............  2 - 4 working days after posting

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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SleekburnC. 2004 - 2009 XXXX


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