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Original Victorian Newspaper PORTSMOUTH HARBOUR The Black Sea ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY Russian Prize Ships HMS ARGUS Crimean War

The Illustrated London News

Original Victorian Newspaper

DATED 1854

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

HMS Argus Towing the First Russian Prize Ship into Portsmouth Harbour - front page with half page (hp) engraving.

France: Ball at the Jardin D'Hiver at Paris - hp.

The Elysee Palace Paris: Fete Given by the Emperor to Lord Raglan in the Gardens.

Joinville Le Pont near Paris: Bridging Experiment Before the Emperor, Lord Raglan and The Duke of Cambridge.

Toulon Harbour: The Embarkation of French Troops - hp showing the sailing ships being loaded with troops; steam ships and other boats.

Map: The Gulf of Finland - with Helsingfors - Sveaborg - etc. There is a tear to top of this page affecting the very top of the map.

Building Remains at Cumae near Naples Italy - there is a 1.5in tear to top area not affecting engraved area.

Graves of Roman Poor at Cuma.

Glass Vessel at Cumae.

Interior of a Greek Tomb at Cumae.

Phoenician Vase from Cuma.

Dragon Well Water Pump Recently Erected at Walthamstow.

Hudibras and Ralpho in the Sotcks - From a Painting by John Gilbert.

Church Recently Erected at Sialkot, Punjab, India - info. now Pakistan.

Chess Problem.

Fort Jouabs on the Black Sea.

Medallion of Chevalier Bunsen by Alexander Munro.

Fort Golovin on the Black Sea Abandoned by the Russians and Burnt by the Circassians.

Scene from Matilde de Shabran at the Royal Italian Opera.

Scene from Mr Buckstones Voyage Round the Globe at the Haymarket Theatre, Leicester Square.

Paris Fashions: Evening Dress and Walking Dress, and Bonnet, Caps and CAnezou - x3 engravings.

Childrens Dresses for May: The Goat Chaise in the Champs Elysees - hp engraving.

The Illustrated London News Supplement:

Pilgrims Crossing the Dnieper to the Holy City of Kieff - hp. Info. Kiev.

Fast Day Sermons - double page showing 21 engravings:

Rev. J. E. Kempe of St James Piccadilly.

Archbishop of Canterbury from a Daguerreotype by Beard - info. John Bird Sumner.

Rev. H. Howarth MA os St Georges Hanover Square - From a Portrait by Baugniet.

Hon. and Rev. Montague Villiers of St Georges Bloomsbury - From a Portrait by Baugniet.

Rev. H. H. Milman Dean of St Pauls Cathedral.

Rev. W. W. Ellis MA of St Clement Danes.

Rev. W. Cureton MA of St Margaret's Westminster.

Rev. J. F. Denham MA FRS of St Mary le Strand - Fro a Daguerreotype by Claudet.

Rev. H. Stebbing DD FRS of St James's Chapel Hampstead Rd. - From a Collodion.

Rev. Lord John Thynne DD of Westminster Abbey.

Rev. A. M'Caul DD of St Magnus. Sleekburnc.

Rev. H. Mackenzie MA of St Martins in the Fields.

Rev. George Croly LL.D of St Stephens Walbrook.

Rev. M. Gibs MA of Christ church, Newgate Street.

Rev. R. Dear MA of St Mary Woolnoth.

Lord Bishop of London - St Pauls.

Rev. C.Marshall MA of St Bride's Fleet Street.

Rev. T. RobinsonDD of Temple.

Rev. S. Benson MA of St Saviours.

Ven. Archdeacon Bentinck of Westminster Abbey.

Rev. D. Moore MA of Camden Church, Camberwell.


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 First Russian Prizes - with mention of HMS Argus; Mermaid Screw Steamer Cruiser; The Avon; The Froja; The Livonia; The Vesta or Wasa; The Carlos; etc.

Foreign and Colonial News: France - Prince Lucien Bonaparte.

The War: Difficulties of the Czar - The War on the Danube - The Fleets in The Black Sea - The Fury at Sebastopol - Allied Troops at Gallipoli - Prince Napoleon at Malta - Departure of Lord Raglan from Marseilles - Sir charles Napier in the Baltic - The French Baltic Squadron - Melancholy Accident in the Baltic and the Death of Captain J. Foote of the Corvette Conflict and five sailors. - Important Convention Between England and America - Spanish and American Quarrel.

Subscriptions for Soldiers Wives>

Obituary of Eminent Persons includes:

William Acton Esq Late MP of West Aston, Co. Wicklow

John Davies Gilbert Esq of Trelissick, Cornwall, and Eastboure, Sussex died at Prideux Place, Cornwall.

Illustrated London New Editorial.

The Court - Royal Comings and Goings with mention of Queen Victoria - Prince Albert - Duchess of Kent - etc.

The War on the Danube From Our Special Correspondent dated Schumla 3 April 1854

Imperial Parliament: House of Lords and Commons. With mention of Mr Hayter - Mr Heywood - Mr Newdigate - Mr Disraeli - Marquis of Clanricarde - etc.

Metropolitan News: Helath of London - St Marks Hospital - Cab Men Receivers of Stolen Property.

The Theatres: Haymarket - Sadlers Wells - Surrey - Royal Italian Opera.

National Sports.

The Stockport Strike - approx 190words.

Mutiny on Board an American Ship the Sovereign of The Seas of New York - approx 360wds.

The Markets: Prices of Wheat, Sugar, Coffee, Coal etc.

Monetary Transactions of the Week From Our City Correspondent.

The London Gazette: War Office and Admiralty Appointments - Bankrupts - Births, Marriages and Deaths.

Classified Style Adverts.

Illustrated London News Supplement includes detailed extracts of sermons to accompany each of the portraits of the clergy above. SleekburnC. 2904

This is an original but USED antique newspaper 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.

The Illustrated London News was a newspaper founded by Herbert Ingram with the first edition appearing on 14 May 1842. It was the world's first illustrated weekly newspaper

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

12 pages (24 sides). It measures 395 x 290 mm (15.5 x 11.25). The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound, there is age yellowing to the pages. The front page is marked. Some of the pages may be loose, and have minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. The engravings vary in size. This item will be packaged in a tube.

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 this issue PLEASE ASK. If you require information on size of articles (i.e. number of words), sizes of images, please ask before bidding or buying. There are no colour images unless otherwise stated. The process of the page numbering in The ILN carry on from the previous issue therefore do not start at number 1.

The descriptive text in my listing, details the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page."Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text. This item will be packaged in a tube.

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Product Code (0860)