1858 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Covent Garden SLAVE SHIP Muslim Wedding COVENT GARDEN Newspaper (7190)

Product code: 7190 (Wt. range 301g)

Original Victorian Newspaper COVENT GARDEN THEATRE Stephanie Queen of Portugal SYDNEY COTTEN PESHAWUR DIV Slaver Ship off Cuba MUSLIM WEDDING INDIA Walsoken Church Norfolk


The Illustrated London News

Original Victorian Newspaper

Dated 1858


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:


A Mussulman (Muslim) Marriage Procession Calcutta, India - from a Native Drawing, front page.

Arabs Excavating at the Ruins of Carthage - near half page (hp).

Fountain In the Wall of the Admiralty Algiers - ¼ page.

GenYusuf's House, at Mustapha near Algiers - ¼ page.

Great Fungus in a Tunnel near Doncaster - from a Sketch by Mister Henry Tilbury of Doncaster

The Marquis of Ailesbury's Fete in Tottenham Park Wilts - near hp.

Covent Garden Theatre To Be Opened This Evening - full page.

her Majesty the Queen of Portugal - near hp.

At the Army and Navy Club Banquet to the Duke of Malakoff - near hp.

Marriage of the King of Portugal by Proxy to Princess Stephanie of Hohenzollern Sigmaringen - full page.

Maj. Gen. Sydney Cotton. sleekburnc.

Capture of a Slaver off the Coast of Cuba - near hp.

The Fisher Boy Sculptured by Thomas Earle in the Royal Academy Exhibition.

Tomb Of One of the Huniades in reive the Crypt Of St Leonards Church Shoreditch.

Happy As a Queen Sculptured by Thomas Earle In the Royal Academy Exhibition.

Bracelet Presented to the Countess De Persigny.

All Saints Church Walsoken, Norfolk.

Locket Presented to the Countess De Persigny.



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:


Marriage Ceremonials in the East.

Foreign and Colonial News from: France, Spain, Prussia, America, The Mutiny in India, China.

Loss of the steamer and twenty nine persons (the Egyptian steamer Suez on the rocks near Suez, the names of the lost engineers were John Shaw, Henry Lutey, and Charles Richardson; also William Murphy the fireman).

Arabs Excavating Ruins of Carthage.

Fountain in the Wall of the Admiralty at Algiers.

General Yusuf's house at Mustapha near Algiers.

Great Fungus in a Tunnel. c.keenlyside.

Fete in Tottenham Park.

Royal Italian Opera Covent Garden.

Banquet to the Duke of Malakoff.

Charge of writing a letter to the Queen (Mr Austin Maggs an architect and builder has been charged for writing a letter to the Queen.

Music, Including Mention of: - Madamoiselle Titiens, Mr Smith, Madame Bernardi, the third concert of the Philharmonic Society, another great pianist Mme Szarvady, Mr GW Martin.

The Marriage of the King of Portugal with Princess Stephanie.

Maj Gen Sydney Cotton.

The Slave Ship Emilia.

New Optical Instrument the Stereomonoscope (Mr Claudet).

National sports (mostly on horse racing) ensuring 2 days at Chester, The Oaks - a paragraph on cricket.

Country News - A Fatal Accident Occurred on the London and North Western Railway near Nuneaton - names mentioned include: Mr S Richmond, the Rev Thomas Miller, Mr Morgan of Shrewsbury, Mr Miller, Mr Richmond, M. Miel, Mr Bryson of Glasgow, Mr Dallas, Mr Henry Brett Ince , Mr Wyatt.

The Tomb of One of the Huniades in the Crypt of St Leonards Shoreditch.

Jewels Presented to the Countess De Persigny.

Walsoken Church. sleekburnc. 1505


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.

9 pages (18 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. Some of the pages are 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. There are no colour images unless otherwise stated. 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.

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 three 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.

IMPORTANT: If the newspaper is over 250g and you choose International Economy postage from the UK, Royal Mail AIM to deliver within two weeks to Western Europe, four weeks to Eastern Europe, and eight weeks outside Europe and ROW; please be aware these times are NOT guaranteed and are approx.

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Product Code 7190 (Wt. range 301g)
Weight 0.31kg