Product code: 7490 (Wt. 300g)

Original VIctorian Newspaper: Edward James Loder Composer GENERAL URQUIZA OF ARGENTINA Ellesmere Memorial Worsley JEDDO EDO JAPAN Agra India WINANS OCEAN STEAMER BALTIMORE Charles Forbes Rene de Montalembert HAM HOUSE SURREY Yeoman Guard GAS TANK BETHNAL GREEN Constantinople


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:


Mr Edward J. Loder – The Eminent Composer - front page.

The New Steam Yacht Cleopatra Built by Mr Scott Russell for Il Hami Pacha the Son of the Late Viceroy of Egypt - front page print from engraving showing a beautiful paddle style yacht.

President of the Argentine Republic - General Urquiza – info. President of Argentina.

Brass Gun Presented by the Emperor Napoleon to Her Majesty the Queen - near half page.

Sword presented to Major General Sir John E W Inglis by the Legislature of Nova Scotia.

Monument to the Late Earl of Ellesmere to Be Erected at Worsley near Manchester - engraving showing the monument on top of a hill.

Testimonial Presented Reive to Alderman and Mrs Finnis x2. sleekburnc.

The Earl of Elgin's Visit to Japan - double page fold out containing 2 half page images and a half page high double page panoramic view individually entitled:

HMS Steam Frigates Furious and Retribution caught in a Cyclone off the Coast of Japan

A Street in the Prince's Quarter Jeddo - info. Edo.

Procession of men of war's boats Escorting the Earl to the Landing at Jeddo (this is the panoramic view).

The Main Street of Agra (once the Capital of India) - full page.

The Winans Ocean Steamer As She Will Appear at Sea.

The Winans Steam Vessel - End View.

The accompanying article makes ref to it being a “novelty in marine architecture …launched near the Ferry Bay at Baltimore …” info. designed and constructed by Messrs Winans of Baltimore, they became known as “Cigar Ships”.

Count De Montalembert from a photograph by Maull and Polybank - near half page engraving.

Ham House in Surrey - info. near Richmond upon Thames; near half page.

Japanese Officer - small engraving. c.keenlyside.

Elevation of Scott Russell’s Three Cylinder Engine from the Cleopatra Steam yacht - small engr.

The Yeoman of the Guard at the Tower in Their New Costume - engraving showing three men in uniform one with a cape.

The Minstrels Niche in the Dining Hall of Durham Castle - a type of balcony; an engraving from a drawing by Cuthbert Bede.

Bethnal Green: The Large Gasholder at the Imperial Gas Company Works - the engraving shows the gas holder under construction with housing in the background; half page.

Constantinople - Lord Stratgord de Redcliffe Laying Miel the Foundation Stone of the Memorial Church ’- half page

The Smyrna and Aidin Railway - an engraving showing (as described in article) a view taken from the Old Boudjah road with the River Meles in the valley below, the foot of Mount Pegus (Pagus), the Caravan Bridge Hotel in the distance - half page.

Chess Problem.



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 Great Steamship – referring to the Great Eastern.

Mr Edward Loder.

New Steam Yacht Cleopatra.

United States – with a letter from a Correspondent in New York dated 5 Nov signed HF.

The Ionian Islands.

The Great Eastern Steam Ship.

Country News includes (short items):

Child age 9, Michael Holder of Bewdley, dies of poisoning from a dead squirrel.

Murder at Andover, Mister William Parsons a Draper of High St.

Fresco Paintings at Sotby Church in Lincolnshire.

A Gamekeeper named Watmore Shot near Newark by a farmer named Birkitt.

Coffee Shop Bazaar, Suez.

Obituaries including Lieutenant General Lightfoot of Barbourne House Worcester - Colonel Pownoll Phipps of Oaklands near Clonmel - Miss Susanna Arabella Thrale of Ashgrove Knockholt.

Principal Street in Agra.

The Winans Ocean Steamer

National Sports with ref. to coursing.

Proposed Excavations at Wroxeter (shropshire roman city of Uriconium).

The Seizure of The Mortara Child at Bologna by the Catholic Church

Monetary Transactions of the Week.sleekburnc.

The Weather – Results of Meteorological Observations at the Kew Observatory.

The Japanese Empire.

State of Literature in the Haytian Court. The Ottoman Railway.

Large Gas Holder at Bethnal Green - Info. Gasworks.

Minstrel's niche in the Dining Hall of Durham Castle.

The New Costume of the Yeomen of the Guard.

The memorial church at Constantinople. sleekburnc. 2711


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.

12 pages (24 sides including the double page pullout). 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 are no pages missing, but 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 0.3kg
Product Code 7490 (Wt. 300g)
Condition Used