1854 issue ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS (8660) Burwood Copper Smelting Works CRIMEAN WAR
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This issue is for ten pages (20 sides)
……………………. Dated 1854 ……………………
Also on the front page five portraits of Russian generals, namely: General Rudiger, General Luders, General Paniutine, General Kouprianoff, General Berg (there is some marking to the top right hand border of this front page, and also some pencil marks to the bottom border please refer to the scan)
The Earl of Caernarvon, from a Photograph by Beard
Gigantic Tree (Wellingtonia gigantea), in California
The Layard Box
The Burwood Copper Smelting Works – near half page
The Paris and London Steamer – near half page
Two pages devoted to the war on the Danube, with seven illustrations entitled as follows:
Distribution of the Medjidie, after the Battle of Citate – Distant View of Payana, Roadside Fountains – Summer Residence of Prince Milosch, Payana – Wallach Guides – Araba Of Little Wallachia – achmet Pacha Ferik, Commander at Kalafat – Turkish Araba
A page devoted to The Restoration of Beauchamp Tower, eight illustrations entitled as follows: – inscription of Thomas Abel – the Beauchamp Tower Restored, East Front – Inscription of Lady Jane Grey – Inscription in the Beauchamp Tower – Parapet Where the Princess Elizabeth Walked – Inscriptions of Walter Paslew – State Prison Room in the Beauchamp Tower – inscription of Thomas Peverel
The Indian Lions in the Zoological Gardens Regents Park – near half page
Alligators in the Zoological Society's Menagerie.
Dinner of the Irish Industrial School Bonmahon, Waterford, Ireland - info. Bunmahon
Nyphon Metropolitan of Wallachia – large half page showing the bishop type figure in his robes. Info. Niphon. Patriarch of All Romania (Patriarh al Întregii Românii) title of the head of the Romanian Orthodox Church.
Chess Problem by Mr H.E. Kidson
Departure of the Russian Ambassador from Chesham House (showing the Street sign of Lyall Mews) – near half page.
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 War against the Barbarians (the Russians I believe, Crimean War)
Russian Generals, with a paragraph on: – General Luders, General Count Rudiger (there is written material on other generals but they don't appear to warrant a subheading)
The Blue Books On the Turkish Question (letters between Stratford Canning and Viscount Palmerston)
The Layard Box (Austen Henry Layard to be awarded this box is a testimonial of his persevering and a zealous exertions in the discovery of the long lost remains of eastern antiquity)
Parliamentary Portraits, the Earl of Caernarvon
Gigantic Tree in California (Redwood or Sequoia) given as measuring 270 feet high and 32 feet around
The Burwood Copper Works
The Paris and London Steamer
Foreign and Colonial News – The War with paragraphs entitled: – count Orloff's mission The Russian Project – the war on the Danube – Sebastopol and Odessa – return of the fleets to Beicos – military preparations in France – departure of M. de Kisseleff – a Russian conspiracy in Turkey (the arrest of Father Anastasius) – Russian intrigue in Servia – Renewed Attempts at Negotiation – The Czar (Tsar) Giving Way – Turkey – the Dangerous Condition of Italy – France – Germany – Sweden – Denmark – America
Obituary of Eminent Persons, including – Sir William Baillie Bart of Polkemmet – Sir John Strachan of Cliffden Teignmouth Devon – Aubrey William Beauclerk Esq of Ardglass Castle County Down and of St Leonards Forest Sussex – Sir Henry Miers Elliot KCB of Simonstown Cape of good hope – Silvio Pellico , an able Italian poet
The War on the Danube
News from the House of Commons and Lords – including irregularity of the mails, pauper schools, diplomatic relations with Russia, the militia law, the oath's bill, railway accident, the Navy list, education, church rates, limited liability, dispatch of public business, the practice of medicine, friendly societies, Irish bribery (mentioning Mr Isaac Butt, Mr Kelly, Dr Gray, Mr Shiel, Lord J Russell, Mr Lucas) – Mr Hudson – the mace of the House of Commons
The Corporation of London Killed by Its Friends
Fire and great loss of life (number 19 Princes Street, St Annes, Soho)
An Extraordinary Feat (a paragraph detailing how Edward Curtis Graham Esq of the Elms, an undergraduate of Trinity College Cambridge undertook to perform a walk of 80 miles within the 24 hours)
Restoration of the Beauchamp Tower
The Indian Lions Regents Park
The Alligators Regents Park
Valentine's Day – a poem by Mrs TK Hervey
Irish Industrial Schools
The British Institution – Works of British Artists
Nyphon (info. Romanian)
A Deputation on the Exploration of Australia (a paragraph mentioning Mr Moffat, Mr T A Mitchell, Mr T A Travers, and the Duke of Newcastle's intention to offer the conduct of the expedition to Captain Stokes)
Count Orloff's Mission
The Taxes on Knowledge, Soirée at the Whittington Club. Sleekburnc.1102
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 some spotting/marking (see scan). 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. "Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.
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 .
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