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Original Victorian Newspaper MINNESOTA Iowa WESTMINSTER DIVORCE COURT Van Straubenzee EPSOM RACES Obituaries PARLIAMENT Hobbs Electric Fire Indicator SHERBORNE MINSTER DORSET


The Illustrated London News

DATED 1858

Original Weekly Newspaper


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:

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, with Stephanie The Queen of Portugal, Visit the Royal Academy - front page.

Sheep From a Drawing by Herring.

Hobbs' Patent Electric Fire Indicator.

Westminster Hall: The New Court for Divorce and Matrimonial Causes; A Sitting Before Judge Ordinary Sir Cresswell Cresswell.

Sandy Lake, Minnesota, USA - near half page (hp).

Iowa Prairie, USA - near hp engraving.

Bust of Major General Sir Henry Havelock.

Major General Van Straubenzee Commanding British Land Forces in China - info. Casimir Cartwright van Straubenzee b. Ontario Canada.

Band of the Paris Garde Nationale at The Crystal Palace - Engraved From a Photograph by Herbert Watkins. Sleekburnc.

Sherborne Minster, Dorset: The Restored Interior - fp engraving

Epsom Races:

The Night Before the Derby and People Bivouacking on the Downs.

The Night Before The Derby: The Irish Hotel - people camped in a barn. miel

Night Before: Interior of a Refreshment Booth - men sleeping on the floor of a tent with a barrel of ale on the table.

Morning of the Derby: The Gipsy Quarter - from an engraving by Swain or S. Wain.

Leading the Way - From a Painting by J. H. mole.

Behind the Curtain from a Painting by Miss R. Solomon

Eastward Ho, August 1857 from a Painting by H. O'Neill - near fp scene supposed to take place on board a transport ship which carried troops to India. Families leaving the ship after saying goodbye to the menfolk; the waterman helping a lady on the stairs etc. reive

Palazzo in the Strada Balbi, Genoa - From a Painting by Samuel Read - hp.

Interior, Evening - From a Painting by G. Dodgson


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 Indian Debate - with mention of Lord Ellenborough - Lord Canning - Lord Derby - Palmerston - John Russell - etc.

Foreign and Colonial News.

Country news

Metropolitan News with mention of Christian Vernacular Educaqtion Society - Great Shrewsbury Case - Births and Deaths - Association for the Welfare of the Blind - explosion in Charlcot Terrace, Regents Park - etc.


The Court - Royal Comings and Goings.

The Mutiny in India - four telegrams.

Derby Day.

Monetary Transactions of the Week from The City Correspondent.

The Market - prices of foods, coal, etc.

London Gazette - Bankrupts - Admiralty Appointments.

A Few Words About Sheep (approx 400words) - with mention of Longwools - Shortwools - Southdowns - Robert Bakewell of Dishley - Mister Ellman of Glynde - Leicesters - Jonas Webb of Cambridgeshire - etc.

Obituary of Eminent Persons:

Mary, The Hon. Lady Grey of 14 Eaton Place; daughter of Samuel Whitbread of Bedwell Park.

Sir William Sarsfield Rositer Cockburn died at Downton near Rington, Herefs.

General Tredway Clarke of Madras Artillery died at his London Residence.

Captain Read Killed by Musket at Jiran, INdia

Quarterly Return of Marriages, Births and Deaths.

SleekburnC. 2205

11 pages (22 sides). This is an original but USED antique weekly 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 magazine founded by Herbert Ingram with the first edition appearing on 14 May 1842.

The four digit number in brackets in title is for my reference only. The paper measures 395 x 290 mm (15.5 x 11.25). 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. There are NO colour supplements in this issue. The engravings vary in size. 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 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 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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