1858 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Leeds Mayor Peter Fairbirn QUEEN VICTORIA Newspaper Victorian (5390)

Product code: 5390 (Wt. 300g)

Original VIctorian Newspaper QUEEN VICTORIA Sir Peter Fairbairn Leeds Mayor STOKE NEWINGTON CHURCH ST MARYS Frederick Great Tomb Potsdam



The Illustrated London News

Original Victorian Newspaper

Part issue; 5 pages (10 sides).

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:


Statue of Queen Victoria in the New Town Hall at Leeds - front page.

William Prince of Orange - info. (Willem Nicolaas Alexander Frederik Karel Hendrik.

Mayor of Leeds Sir Peter Fairbairn - fp print from engraving; with latin inscription and the mayors mace beneath his image.

Queen Victoria and Albert Prince Consort Visiting the Tomb of Frederick the Great - half page engraving. Info. Garrison Church - Hof- und Garnisonkirche Potsdam.

Chess Problem by ETB of Dublin.

New Church of St Mary at Stoke Newington - hp engraving.

Font in St Marys Church Stoke Newington.

Bible Presented to Lady Inglis by the Ladies of Halifax, Nova Scotia.



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:


Foreign and Colonial News includes: France - Spain- Prussia - Spain - Turkey - Cape of Good Hope South Africa - The United States with mention of the Yellow Fever.

The Channel Islands Telegraph.

Obituary of Eminent Persons includes:

Major General William Boulden Dundas.

Richard Ford Esq Died at his House at Heavitree near Exeter.

James MacGregor Esq late Chairman of the South Eastern Railway Co.

Music with mention of Miss Dolby - Madame Clara Novello - Henry Leslie - Mr Chorley - miel  Mr Weiss - Madame Castellan - Signor Belletti - Sims Reeves - Miss Palmer - Mr Santley - Mrs Sunderland - Dr Bennet - etc.

Chess and the Birmingham Chess Meeting etc.

Presentation of a Bible to Lady Inglis "as a token of her privations and sufferings and of their estimation of the Christian hope faith, and fortitude by which she was animated and sustained at Lucknow....Major Gen. Sir John E. W. Inglis a native of Halifax".

The Queens Visit to Leeds: Leeds - Morley - Roche Abbey - Adel Church - Kirkstall - Farnley - Church of St Peter Leeds Parish Church - The Mayors Mace - reive -Town Hall etc,

Country News includes:

Banquet to Sir Charles Bright at Killarney.

Queenwood College nr Stockbridge Hants.

Another Excursion Train Run Into at Lostock Station.

A Horse Killed by Wasps.

Other of news; paragraphs:

Smallpox Avoidable with ref. to Dr Greenhow.

A Mishap to The Atlantic Telegraph with mention of Mr Whitehouse the Electrician Valentia End of the Cable - etc.

Cost of an Uncontested Election; Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton.

Militia 7th Lancashire Rifle Regt.

Forcible Abduction of a Jewish Child - The child of a family named Motara at Bologna Italy.

National Sports. sleekburnc.

Monetary Transactions of the Week - From "Our City Correspondent".

The MArkets with ref. to prices of Wheat - Tea - Sugar - Coffee - Tallow - Hops - etc.

The Church - Preferments and Appointments.

The Weather - Meteorological Observations at the Kew Observatory.

Classified Adverts. sleekburnc.1109


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.

Part issue; 5 pages (10 sides). It measures 395 x 290 mm (15.5 x 11.25inches). There is no colour supplement. The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound and there is age yellowing to the pages. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated. Some of the pages are loose, and have minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age. 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 at least 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.

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Condition Used
Product Code 5390 (Wt. 300g)
Weight 0.3kg