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:
'Architectural Improvements at Paris: The Palace of the Elysee Napoleon Restored' (front page)
'Baron Humboldt in His Study and His Autograph'
'The Weighing Machine at The General Post Office'
'The Post Office Weighing Machine, The Van Passing over the Tram'
'Sketches in The Santhal Country: Santhals - An Engineer Peons Being Drilled - A Pig Sticking Scene - Caragola Fair - A Danghur ' (all on one full page)
'Russian Coronation Festivities: The Emperors Fete to The People, at Petrovsky, The Imperial Pavilion and General View of the Ground' (including hot air balloon)
'Russian Coronation: Sketch at The Peoples Feast Moscow'
'Ball Given by The Countess Granville at Moscow'
'Scene from Il Don Giovanni by J. H. Wehnert'
'Memorials of King Arthur: Slaughter Bridge near Camelford and King Arthurs Grave near Camelford' (small)
'The Belgian Medal Struck in commemoration of The Belgian Refvolution and Accession of King Leopold - The Reverse'
'Fish Hatching Apparatus at Paris'
'New Church of All Saints, Childs Hill, Hendon'
'New Baptist Chapel of St Michael, Coventry'
'The United States Steam Frigate Merrimac' (full page)
'The Cathedral of St. Basil at Moscow, Illuminated'
'Sketch in the Courtyard of The Kremlin on The Day of The Coronation'
'Moscow Firemen Going Their Rounds During The Illumination'
'The Emperor and Empress Passing From The Cathedral of The Assumption to The Church of The Annunciation' (full page)
'Solemn Entry of The Emperor of Russia into Moscow, From a Lithograph Published by A. Rudner, Moscow' (double page. Worn centre repairable)
'The Russian Coronation; Ball in St Alexanders Hall in The Palace of The Kremlin' (full page)
'Banquet Given to The Officers of The Crimean Army in The Great Riding School, Moscow' (full page)
'Coronation: State Ball in The Hall of St. Vladimir'
Renewed Conferences at Paris.
Change of Ministry in Spain.
An Expedition against Persia.
Crime in California.
The Architectural Improvements at Paris.
America – the presidential contest.
Massacre at Woodlark Island (near the South East point of New Guinea) – news from the Sydney Herald.
Obituary of Eminent Persons including:The Right Honourable Mary Leticia Lady Berners of keythorpe Hall in Leicestershire - Charlotte Lady O Brien of Cahirmoyle Co Limerick - Sir Jasper Atkinson, of Portman Square and North Frith Kent - Dr Archibald Colquhoun Ross (who will be well remembered in Madeira for his work amongst the poor).
Charles Row Croft, the ex-consul of Cincinnati
The Brazilian railway (Pernambuco)
Weighing machine at the Gen Post Office.
Sketches in the Santhal Country.
Gen O Donnell and Spain.
Eclipse of the moon.
Felice Orsini in Brighton.
The People's Fete (Moscow).
Racing at Bucharest.
Scene from Il Don Giovanni.
All Saints Church Hendon.
Nooks and Corners of Old England – Memorials of King Arthur.
Paris Exhibition Of Fish Hatching.
The Belgian Medal.
The Scarcity of Silver.
United States Steam Frigate Merrimac.
St Michaels New Baptist Chapel Coventry.
Coronation Festivities in Moscow.
The Aristocracy and Bureaucracy of Russia.
Blenheim firemen doing their rounds.
Boston Church Lincolnshire – (a good long article).
Roman Lead Mines in Shropshire.
The French Financial Crisis.
Foreign Workmen in Russia.
The Quicksilver Mines of Sonora.
New public offices and the Westminster improvements.
Mr J MacGregor's explanation.
The Russian Coronation Medals.
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 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 page. 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 continue from the previous issue and therefore do not start at number 1. This item will be packaged in a tube. "Info.” in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.