1856 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Crimea Heroes Christy and McGifford GREAT YARMOUTH Antique Newspaper (3970)

Packaged Weight range 265g Headlines and features include; Crimean Heroes at Woolwich (named) - Great Yarmouth Fishing - Uniforms of British Cavalry - Gillingham Dorset - Parish Beadle - and much more. See MORE DETAILS below.
Twelve pages (24 sides) from a weekly issue of

The Illustrated London News

Dated 1856.

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:

Crimean Heroes and Trophies at Woolwich - front page showing Sergeant Christy and Sgt Samuel McGifford of 4th Battalion - Trumpeters Gritten and William Lang - with banners taken from churches of Sebastopl and what looks like a captured Eagle.
The Gun Boat Flotilla off Portland from a sketch by Lieutenant Montagu O'Reilly – near half page.
The Emperor of the French and Count Orloff proceeding to th e Grand Review in the Champ De Mars – near half page.
The Yarmouth Herring Fishery, The Return of the Boats – near half page.
Sale of Herrings on the Quay at Great Yarmouth – near half page.
The London Season - Going To The Drawing Room - full page engraving - a lady entering a coach drawn by two horses.
New Uniforms of the British Cavalry - 17th Lancers - Royal Horse Guards Blue - 1st Life Guards - 16th Lancers - 3rd Light Dragoons - 6th Dragoon Guards - 2nd Life Guards Royal Horse Artillery - 2nd Dragoons - full page print from engraving.
Group of Silver and Porcelain - Rarities from The Sibthorpe Collection – half page.
Museum of Science and Art in Course of Construction on the Kensington Gore Estate – half page.
The Lord Mayor Announcing the Peace, at The Mansion House. referring to Crimean War.
Scene of the Recent Accident at Cork -Penrose Lane or Square.
Commencement of the Salisbury and Yeovil Railway - At Gillingham – near half page.
Babylonian Lions Just Received at the Gardens of the Zoological Society in Regents park – near half page.
Wreck of the Chilian Steamer " Cazador " - near half page; off the Carranza rocks south west of Constitution.
The Lily" painted by C. Baxter.
In The Marshes - Morning -Painted by G. A. Williams ' shows windmills, a village and various sails of vessels - as the article states, possibley Wittlesea Mere in the Fens – near half page.
Chess Problem by HW.
Sunday Morning From "The Lump of Gold" By Charles Mackay - Drawn by Samuel Read - a beautiful full page engraving of a picturesque village street families on the way to church with cottages along one side of the road - Engraved by Edmund Evans
The Mid Day Meal Painted by H. B. Willis - the engraving shows a scene in an open field on the coast of Sussex, two working horses and two ploughmen eating lunch – near half page.
A Country Churchyard Painted by Samuel Read - another fine example of engravings of the time "derived from his inspiration from Grays Elegy" – near half page.
Ivory Carvings From Nineveh - fifteen small engravings.
Noon Day Rest Painted by Cuyp -' a view of a shepherd with sheep and cattle - windmills in the distance – near half page
The Parish Beadle Painted by Sir David Wilkie RA ' – near half page.

Also articles (no engravings unless listed above):
The Supplementary Sittings of the Conference - "what the war has settled, and what the peace has left unsettled".
Foreign and Colonial News includes France - - - Disturbances in Span - - - The Danubian principalities - - - America - - - The Central American Question Berangers New Son by Shirley Brooks.
Notes of the Week
Epitome of NEws Foreign and Domestic - Snippets of News.
Collision with an Iceberg - One Hundred and Thirty Five Lives Lost off The Banks of Newfoundland - The Packet Ship John Rutledge of New York sailing from Liverpool - The only survivor was " Thomas W. Nye of New Bedford ( Massachusetts ) whose account the subjoined narrative has been taken" - the article is approx. 1300 words.
Country News includes Another Suspected Case of Poisoning in Staffordshire, Mrs Ashmall a farmers wif of Ediall, Burntwood - - - The Sunderland Bottlemakers Strike - - - Boiler Explosion at Portsmouth - - - Mister Sadleirs Forgeries Sleekburnc. Illustrated London News Editorial The Court - Royal Comings and Goings Imperial parliament with ref. to The Currnecy - - - Billeting of Soldiers - - - TheOath of Abjuration Bill - - - Education etc.
National Sports.
Metropolitan News includes Dinner at the Mansion House with Nathaniel Hawthorne American Consul - - - Cambridge Asylum for Soldiers Widows at Kingston Surrey - - - Commemoration of the Battle of Alexandria - - - Whittington Club Anniversary.
Monetary Transactions of the Week from Our City Correspondents.
The Markets.
The London Gazette - includes Appointments at the war Office - - - Bankrupts Births Marriages and Deaths.


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.
The Illustrated London News was a magazine founded by Herbert Ingram, with the first edition of the Illustrated London News appearing on 14 May 1842.
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. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated.Some of the pages may be loose, and 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. Quotation or speech marks in the text signifies the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original pagePLEASE 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. "Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.
Condition Used
Weight 0.3kg