1855 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Crimea War Ukraine CHUFUT KALE FORTRESS Victorian Newspaper  (7270)
1855 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Crimea War Ukraine CHUFUT KALE FORTRESS Victorian Newspaper  (7270)
1855 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Crimea War Ukraine CHUFUT KALE FORTRESS Victorian Newspaper  (7270)
1855 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Crimea War Ukraine CHUFUT KALE FORTRESS Victorian Newspaper  (7270)
1855 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Crimea War Ukraine CHUFUT KALE FORTRESS Victorian Newspaper  (7270)

1855 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Crimea War Ukraine CHUFUT KALE FORTRESS Victorian Newspaper (7270)

Product code: 7270 (Wt.range 301g)
£18.99

Crimean War DANISH ACCRA ATTACK Ice Skating Sydenham PORTSEA MILITARY HOSPITAL Simferopol CHUFUT KALE FORTRESS nr BAKHCHYSARAI CRIMEA Statues New Palace Westminster WINDSOR CASTLE PRIVATE STAIRCASE Demolition Threadneedle Street

   

The Illustrated London News

Original Victorian Newspaper

Dated 1855

 

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:

 

Half of the front page has been removed at some time.

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. sleekburnc.

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).

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 - near half page showing sufferers from the Crimea.

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

Crimea: Fortress, Sebastopol in The Distance - it shows the Chufut Kale Fortress with Bakhchysarai beyond and Sevastopol in the distance; aka Чуфут-Кале or Cufut Qale (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 Mister 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 - a very jolly scene engraved by Joseph Swain - 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).

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 D. W. Deane from reive the Exhibition of the British institution - half page.

On the Grand Canal Venice 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.


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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

Roman Pavement Found at Ipswich.

Roman relics found at Burgh.

The Crystal Palace. c.keenlyside.

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 illness, 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, died at Walmer Lodge, Deal - Lieutenant Colonel Cother CB at His house in York Buildings, Gloucester.

The Military Hospital at Portsea.

Crimea.

The Vote of Thanks to Sir De Lacy Evans.

Janet Pride at The Adelphi Theatre.

Romeo and Juliet at the Haymarket Theatre.

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 - Threadneedle Street.

The Green Man Barnet. c.keenlyside

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.

The National Debt.

Opening of the British Institution.

Exhibition of the Photographic Society.

Exhibition Of Mexican Antiquities. sleekburnc. 1002

 
CONDITION/DIMENSIONS

Ten pages (20 sides). It measures 395 x 290 mm (15.5 x 11.25inches). Half of the front page has been removed, possibly with a craft knife which has left a cut half way across the following page as a result of excess pressure when the picture from the front page was removed. The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound, there is age yellowing to the pages. Quite a heavily inked issue, and there is a noticeable transfer of ink from the previous page over an illustration, but without spoiling it (see content list above). There are no colour images. 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. Any watermarks on images are for display only and not on the original engravings. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.

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

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.

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.

 
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Weight 0.31kg
Product Code 7270 (Wt.range 301g)