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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:


The Imambarra, Lucknow, India - half page engraving; front page. There is a small (approx 2cm) tear on the binding side of the page not affecting the title or engraving. Info. this is the Jawab opposite the tomb of Zinat Asiya in the Husainabad Imambara complex; for Shia Muslims

Sketches in Japan and Corea - 2 pages containing 6 engravings entitled as follows: Interior Siwa Temple, Nagasaki Japan - Desima Island - Approach to Siwa Temple Nagasaki - Fusankai Korea - Koreans - Nagasaki, From the Terrace of the Siwa Temple.

Native Officers and Soldiers in the East India Company's Service, drawn by W Carpenter and subtitled: Chief Native Officer of the Guide Corps, Horseman reive in the Service of an Afghan Chief, Officers of Skinner's Horse - full page.

Vicious Horse before Being Introduced to Mister Rarey.

Mr Rarey The Horse Tamer. Info. John Solomon Rarey the Horse whisperer.

Vicious Horse after Having Been Introduced to Mr Rarey. sleekburnc.

The Supposedly Incurable Horse Cruiser Under Mr Rarey's Treatment - drawn by John Leech - near half page.

2 near half page illustrations entitled: Scene of the Landslip at Wreckhills, From the Pier.

Scene of the Landslip at Wreckhills: The Engine House of the Victoria Iron and Cement Works. Info. near Hinderwell and Runswick Bay, North Yorkshire.


Full page containing 19 small portraits under the heading Chiefs of the Sudan Etc Africa (each portrait is given a figure number which is explained in the text) and these include: A Liberated African native of the Kah Kundah country; An officer attached to the Army of the King of Ashantee; Creole girl seamstress at Sierra Leone; Native of the Moco or Bakonko country near the banks of the River Gaboon; Young Congo or Angola lad; An African Mahomedan native of the Jolibah Country Kingdom of Yarribah; (at this point there is a print increase to the text) Portrait of Penlih Malagih one of the Chiefs of the country on the River Camaranca in the Sherbro country; Portrait of a young Foulah as seen about the streets of Freetown colony of Sierra Leone; Pika or Phika woman; Portrait of a young Serrawoolie woman; Yelly or Jellihmen Mandingoes from Foota Jallon; A Native of the Kalabah country which is near Eboe; Tom Pepper and bottle of brandy Fish Krooman miel; Soldier in the uniform of the 1st West India Regiment together with his wife and child and a young Negress bearing upon her head a calabash of water; Portrait of the Chief Ali Mammee Dembish Fouricariah riding through the streets of Freetown during the festival of Ramadan; Creole soldier of the 3rd West India Regiment; Mandingo trader from Foota Jallon.

Scene from the Huguenots At Her Majesty's Theatre - near half page.

The American Circus, Alhambra Palace Theatre, London - near half page (at the bottom of this page is an old brown Sellotape repaired tear slightly affecting the 1st centimetre of the engraving).

2 small sketches to illustrate an article on Aurora Borealis.

Sketches in Algeria - Mme Luce and Her Monitors - near half page. Info. Eugénie Luce a French educator who founded the Luce Ben Aben School, Algiers.

A Moorish Bath at Tunis - near half page (there is a repaired tear to the bottom of this page slightly affecting the engraving).

The Duke De Malakoff, The New French Ambassador to England.

The Duke De Malakoff Leaving Dover - near half page.

Chess problem by GM.

Work School for the Blind Euston Road.

St Michaels Church Derby.

Goose Barnacles on a Bottle - small engraving from a photo by W. Alford Lloyd of the Aquarium Warehouse, Portland Rd.

Clock and Watch Makers Asylum Colney Hatch



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 Budget.

The Imaumbarra Lucknow.

Foreign and colonial news from: Spain, Sardinia, Switzerland, Prussia, Austria, Russia, United States, Canada, West Africa, Cape of Good Hope (Dr Livingstone left Sierra Leone in the Pearl) ( the Lady Jocelyn has arrived at Cowes from Calcutta).

the London smoke prevention company mentioning Mr O'Regan and his patented smoke prevention apparatus as applied to locomotive boilers.

The Mutiny in India subtitled the operations at Lucknow (standard article approximately one 3rd of the page).

Obituary of Eminent Persons including: Sir James McGrigor of Campden Hill Middlesex - Maj J Alexander Henderson of Westerton Stirlingshire - Capt Glastonbury Neville are the killed by a round shot at Barodia - Quintin Dick Esq of 20 Curzon Street Mayfair. c.keenlyside.

Wills, mentioning: Rear Admiral Right Hon. Earl Spencer KG CB PC of Althorp Park Northampton.

Letter from Lord Ralph Neville Grenville to the late master of Magdalene the Hon Rev George Neville dated 86 Lowndes St, April 1858.

Sketches in Japan and Korea.

The Great Shrewsbury Case mentioning: Sir Fitzroy Kelly, Mr Roundel, Palmer Sir Richard Bethel, Mr Fleming, Mr Ellis, Mr Peter Burke, Mr Baidley and Earl Talbot.

Notes of the Week (in which it is discussed that Mr Disraeli has had another opportunity of manufacturing a budget - the text of this article has a print increase running through it which makes the reading of it a little difficult for approximately 20 lines).

Metropolitan News with mention of: Royal horticultural Society at St James's Hall - Royal Society of literature - University College Hospital - Royal Humane Society - South Kensington Museum - A Lady Gored by an Ox (the unfortunate lady was not named, the incident took place in Goswell Street, and the ox was secured at Pentonville without causing further mischief) - Marriage with a deceased wife's sister, the case of Brook versus Brook - Trial of M. Bernard - Tower of the church of St Sepulchre - Royal Orthopaedic Hospital.

Native Officers and Soldier in the East India Company's Service.

Mr J. S. Rarey The American Horse Tamer.

Destruction of the Victoria Iron and Cement Works at Wreckhills.

Chiefs of the Sudan Etc Africa.

The Alhambra Palace Theatre.

Transatlantic Sketches - from Alabama to South Carolina (a letter from Charleston South Carolina).

Splendid Aurora Borealis.

Exhibition of the French School of Art.

Exhibition of the New Society of Painters in Watercolours.

Society of Female Artists.

A Moorish Bath at Tunis.

Algeria: Mme Luce.

Marshall Pelissier Duke of Malakoff.

The Duke at Dover.

The Clock and Watch Makers Asylum.

Signor Gattis Collection of Sculptures.

Association for Promoting the General Welfare of the Blind.

St Michaels Church Derby.

Goose barnacles (Lepas Anatifera) on a bottle found by Henry Bartlett a Fisherman of SIdmouth. Also with mention of Capt. Alfred Matthews RN of Sidmouth. sleekburnc. 2404


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). It measures 395 x 290 mm (15.5 x 11.25inches). The spine is loose with binding witness marks, there is age yellowing to the pages. There is a small tape mark to one of the pages (see above). 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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