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1856 issue ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS (8770 48) Hippopotamus, Earthquake


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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:-14 pages ( 28 sides) from a weekly issue of :-

'The Illustrated London News '

……………………. DATED xxxx ……………………

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 :-

' The Phoros Gate Sebastopol - Sketched by J. A. Crowe ' front page engraving

' Entrance To the Harbour near Fort Nicholas at Sebastopol - Sketched by E. A. Goodall ' front page engraving

' The Twelfth Night Wassail Bowl ' full page print from engraving showing a family scene - info. Wassailing was an old traditional ceremony

' Mr Gordon Cummings South African Entertainment - View on The River Limpopo with a herd of Hippopotami - From a Painting By Richard Leitch ' Sleekburnc.

' The Residence of The Late Mister Samuel Rogers at St James's Place ' info. an english banker and poet of 22 St James's Place

' The J9ordan Epiphany Custom at St Petersburg ' full page print from engraving - "a ceremony held in Commemoration of the baptism of Christ on the 6 Jan in the RIverNeva in Front of ther Imperial Winter Palace ..."

' General Sir Colin Campbell GCB ' of the Crimea - an engraving from a photograph by Mayall of Argyll Place, Regent Street by direction of Queen Victoria

The Crimea - ' Inkerman Mill - The Morning After The Explosion '

' A Scene from " Jack and The Bean Stalk " at the Adelphi ' - showing Miss Wyndham - Mr Garden and Mr C. J. Smith

' The Dover Sailors Sailor Home '

' Stanstead Cottage at Rowlands Castle in Hampshire ' small tear to border on of this engraving - info. Stansted

' The Market in Nasau New Providence in the Bahamas '

' Scene of the Earthquake in Japan - The Sinking of " The Diana " ..'

' The Peninsular and Oriental Navigation Company's new Steam Ship " Pera " ..' a beautiful engraving of the ship in full sail - info. P&O

' Silver Gilt Inkstand for Presentation by Queen Victoria to the King of Siam '

' Centre Piece of the Wilcox and Anderson Services of Plate '

Chile and The Opening of the Railway:

' Opening of the Valparaiso and Santiago Railway - The Train Leaving Valparaiso Station ' Sleekburnc.

' Bridge at Valparaiso '

' Don Manuel Montt the President of Chili '

' The Bombardment of Sveaborg - Officers on the Island of Tona Miola ' view showing Lieutenant James Campbell of Steam Vessel "Lightning" with Admirals Dndas and Seymour ...."

' The Bombardment of Sveaborg - From a Sketch by J. W. Carmichael ' a view showing " Captain Caldwell of HMS Duke of Wellington superinternding the gun boats during the bombardment..."

' Chess Problem by Mr H. Turton '

' Paris Fashions ' includes Velvet Hat Epingle - - Mantle of Velvet - - Gimp Collar - - Chapeau of Velvet - - Dress

' Plan of Lord Beauclerk's Archimedean Subsoil Plough ' small engraving

' English Songs and Melodies - The Dangers - Poetry By Charles Mackay and Miel Air "Castabella " - Music by Sir H. R. Bishop ' music and engravings

' A Russian Padlock ...Now in the Possession of Mister Chubb

' Art - The Bravos painted by Meissonier '

' Art and Liberty Painted by Gallait '

' The Great Tobacco Warehouse at the London Docks ' interior

' Pipe Heads from Ancient Graves in North America '

' Tomahawk Pipe ' - - - ' Ornamented Pipe '

' An Indian Chief with The Pipe of Peace '

' Pipes Dug OUt of the Ruins of Ancient Mexican Cities '

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 Prospects of 1856 Sleekburnc.

The War in the Crimea - Camp Sebastopol 22 Dec 1855

The Recent Occcurrences in Nicaragua

Metropolitan News includes:

The New Omnibus Scheme

Fire at the Princes Tavern in Soho

Further Reduction in the Prices of Food

The Case of the Rev. Dr Vaughan and His Late Sexton

The Liberty of the Subject at Hamburg - Arrest of Mister Julius Campe - apprx. 200 words

Wassailing or Twelfth Night - includes a poem or song

The Late Samuel Rogers

Illustratred London News Editorial

The Revenue - An abstract of the net producde of the UK

The Court - Royal Comings and Goings

Latest Intellignce - The War etc

The Rugeley Murder

The Decline of Handloom Weaving - apprx. 80 words

General Sir Colin Campbell

OBituary of Eminent Persons includes:

Lady Burrard Neale died at Lee in KEnt

Rear Admiral Frederick Jennings Thomas died at his Residence near Southampton

Joseph Dutton Esq died at Burland Hall Cheshire

Josiah Conder Esq., Editor of the Patriot Newspaper died at his residence at St Johns Wood

Thomas Cubitt Esq of Thames Bank and of Belgravia died at his home at Denbies, Dorking - A Metropolitan Builder and Contractor

James Yeckson Esq of the Firm James Yeckson and Co of Gothenburg and London, died at Gothenburg

Michael Vorosmarty The Famous Hungarian Poet Who lived in a Little Village near Pesth ( Budapest )

Count Valerian Krasinski of Poland died in Edinburgh

Christmas Tree in St Mary's Hall Coventry

Market Scene in the Bahamas - "a gay groups of chattering negresses intheir many coloured turban tied kerchiefs with bundance of bandanna, solicit the attention of passers by .... Hi Massa my sweet massa buy beautiful banana!"

Earthquake at Simoda in Japan - info. an account of a tsunami in the harbour of Shimoda in 1854

National Sports

Monetary Transactions of the Week "From Our City Correspondent"

Valparaiso and Santiago Railway

the President of Chili - info. Chile

The Mormons - Latest News from The "Desert News" a weekly newspaper of The Great Salt LAke City - apprx 1000 words with mention of Brigham Young - Heber C. Kemball - Willard Richards - John and Joe Smith - Orson Pratt etc

Hymn to the New Year by E. L. Hervey

A Psalm for New Years Eve

Perfumery - with ref. from "The Art of Perfumery or the Methods of Obtaining the Odours of Plants" by G. W. Septimus Piesse

The Bombardment of Sveaborg - info. Suomenlinna

Memorabilia, Literary, Antiquarian. Scientific and Artistic - P lans of the Battle of Marston Moor, Newbury and Naseby by Sir Frederick Madden

Geology of the Crimea - A Letter to the Editor of the Illustrated London News from William H. Baily of 18a Walcot Place East, Kennington Road dated December 26 1855

The New Law for the Inspection of Coal Mines in Great Britain

Christmas at Holyhead North Wales


Ancient Pipes and Ancient Smokers

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 is one page 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,
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International money orders if in STERLING (UK pounds)
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