1856 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Miners Chilton Moor Durham REDAN SEVASTOPOL CRIMEA George Bidder (9870)

Product code: 9870 D24 (Wt.range 301g)
Original Victorian Newspaper



The Illustrated London News

Original Victorian Newspaper

Dated 1856


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:


The Siege of Sebastopol: Interior of the Redan - front page engraving from a Photograph by Mr Robertson.

Mr George P. Bidder CE - on Mental Calculation.

Picco The Sardinian Minstrel. c.keenlyside

The Lord Lieutenant Laying The Foundation Stone of the New Museum at Dublin .

DInner Given By Frances Marchioness Londonderry to Pitmen on Chilton Moor ? held at the property of Mr Hopper an Iron Founder near Houghton le Spring - near full page.

The Peace Conference at Paris - Aali Pacha - Miel - Baron de Bourqueney - Count Walewski - Lord Cowley - reive - Count Buol - Earl of Clarencon - Baron Brunnow - Count de Cavour - Count Orloff - Miel - double page.

Ruins of Covent Garden Theatre - Visit of Her Majesty and The Princess Royal - full page.

Boston Election: Meeting in the Corn Exchange. sleekburnc.

Boston Election: Declaration of the Poll - in what looks like the town square with the church in the background.



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 New Education Scheme ' with reference to Lord John Russell

Foreign and Colonial News - France - The Great Kustendjeh Canal - The War in the Crimea - America.

Country News includes Alleged Poisoning in Lanarkshire, Archibald Rollo and Mary Smith of Blairmuckhill farm Shotts - Seizure of Adulterated Flour at Goole of Messrs Rhodes and Rockett Millers - Daring Escape from York House of Correction, John Lyons - Singular Confirmation of a Dream, a statement in reference to the Burnopfield Murder, Richard Rayne and John Cain of the Murder of Mister Stirling - Poisoning of a Wife by Strychnine, Harriet Dove the wife of William Dove of Cardigan Place, Burley Leeds. sleekburnc.

Chilton Moor Dinner for Pitmen given by the Countess of Londonderry in Co. Durham.

Illustrated London News Editorial.

Metropolitan News.

Obituary of Eminent Persons includes Lieut General Sir John Hunter Littler GCB died at Bigadon South Devon - - - General George Wright died at Cheltenham - - - John Renton Campbell Esq of Lamberton and Mordington County Berwick died at Malta aged 41.

Imperial Parliament.

And more. sleekburnc. 1503


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.

Eleven pages (22 sides). It measures 395 x 290 mm (15.5 x 11.25inches). The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound, there is age yellowing to the pages. 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 - 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 isone pages missing, so 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.

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Weight 0.31kg
Product Code 9870 D24 (Wt.range 301g)