1856 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Newpaper SIGNOR BENEVENTANO Mlle Piccolomini SAMUEL GURNEY (9080)

£18.99
Packaged Weight range 265g
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:

Ball to Her Majesty at Grosvenor House - Queen Victoria Entering The Supper Room - front page.
Lord Gough, Marshal Pelissier and Staff, Inspecting The Troops at The Head Quarters in The Crimea - Full page engraving sketched by R. Landells.
Marble Bust to Her Majesty The Queen by J. Durham Presented to The Council Chamber, Guildhall by Sir Francis Graham Moon, Bart - near half page.
Silver Drums for The 3rd Kings Own Light Dragoons.
Sword of Honour Presented to Major General Sir Colin Campbell.
Seals of The Metropolitan Board of Works - Paddington - St. Pancras - St. Georges in the East - Marylebone.
Lord Gough Investing Marshal Pelissier with The Order of The Bath at The Headquarters in The Crimea - full page engraving.
Baptismal Fetes at Paris: Fireworks and Illuminations on The Seine - near full page.
The Baptismal Fetes at Paris: The Ball at The Hotel De Ville, The Company on the Esplanade - full page.
Signor Beneventano of Her Majestys Theatre.
Mlle Piccolomini in La Figlia Del Reggimento at Her Majestys Theatre.
General Sir William Fenwick Williams Laying The Foundation Stone of The Crimean Memorial Chapel at Harrow - near half page.
The Late Samuel Gurney Esq - near half page.
The National Orphan Home, Ham, Surrey: First Stone Laid on Wednesday Last - near half page.
London Street Architecture, Cannon Street West - half page.
Scene from The Amateur Pantomime, The Combat Between William Tell (Albert Smith ) and Gessler (T. Knox Holmes) - near half page.
Trees Struck By Lightening in Greenwich Park and Ewhurst - 2 small engravings.
Inauguration of The Great Fountains at The Crystal Palace - Double page.
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Also articles (no engravings unless listed above) - They include:

Investiture and Inspection in The Crimea.
Foreign and Colonial News includes Civil War in Kansas.
Country News.
National Sports.
Naval and Military Intelligence.
The Sale of Lord Orfords Pictures - Article lists the lot numbers, selling price and includes Rubens, Canaletti, Opie Zoffany.

Obituary of Eminent Persons includes Sir George Duckett, Bart at 24 Gloucester Gardens, London - Sir James Hunloke at his seat Birdholme Derbyshire - Lieutenant General Thomas Paterson of Plewlands, Ayrshire - William Evans Esq of Twynerch Chertsey - The Right Hon. Edmund Boyle, Earl of Cork and Orrery at his town residence, 3 Hamilton Place - General Sir John Wilson at 67 Westbourne Terrace Hyde Park - Major General Thomas Peacocke at Tours - Mr Charles Mayne Young at Brighton.

Adverts of the day and much more.

CONDITION/DIMENSIONS
Provenance: This is an original used newspaper dated 1856 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 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. 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 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. PLEASE ALSO NOTE that the paper banners, or mastheads vary, and the scan shown is only a representative sample. "Info.” in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.


 

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Weight 0.3kg
Condition Used