1858 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Victorian Newspaper RNLI Caroline Gdns Old Kent MARK HUISH (8490)

Product code: 8490 (Wt. 300g)

Original Victorian Newspaper MARK HUISH Bird Show Crystal Palace BABELSBERG POTSDAM Caroline Gardens Old Kent Rd ARUNDEL CASTLE


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 Late Stanley Lees Giffard LL.D. - front page

The Summer Residence of the prince and Princess Frederick William of Prussia at Babelsberg near Potsdam - front page

Spending a Sou From a Painting by Rebecca Solomons - full page print from engraving; a scene in the market place of a small town in the north of France;- "a fruit woman ... a child in quaint attire and nearby the childs mother who plies her distaff as she walks ..." - info. a sou is an old french coin.

Monument of Portland Stone at Carmarthen to the Officers and Soldiers of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers Who Fell in the Crimean War.sleekburnc.

Captain Mark Huish Late General Manager of the North Western Railway.

Port Adelaide: The South Australian Companys Swing Bridge.

A Scene From Macbeth at the PRincess Theatre - near half page.

Birds From the Crystal Palace Show - a wonderful full page print from engraving from the work by Harrison Weir showing various birds including Parrots, Parrakeets, Waxbills, Mocking birds, Cockatoos etc.

Humble Fare Painted by J. J. Hill, H. Bright and Earl - from the Flatou Collection - a child with a donkey and a goat; half page.

Home From a Painting by T. Faed from miel The Flatou Colection - a cottage scene; near half page.

Fashions for December - three dresses; near half page.

The Albert Wing Of The Licensed Victuallers Asylum, Old Kent Road - near half page. Info. kna Caroline Gardens

Broadwood's Pianoforte Manufactory at Horseferry Road Westminster - half page.

Another View of the Broadwoods Piano Manufactory - half page.

Whittington Resting on Highgate Hill -from a painting by F Newenham - near half page.

Arundel Castle Sussex, Seat of the Duke of Norfolk - near half page.

Some small sketches of the Lifeboats adopted by the Royal Lifeboat Institution (Designed by James Peake shipwright of Woolwich). Plus two small engravings (obverse and reverse) of the Medal of the Royal National Life Boat Institution for the Preservation of Life From Shipwreck RNLI.



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 Mortara Case (small).

Greece and The Ionian Islands Despatches.

Babelsberg near Potsdam Germany.

Foreign and Colonial News:

France with ref. to a letter to the editor of Moniteur from M. Montalembert.




United States of America with mention of - Mister Buchanan - Mister T. Francis Meagher - Origin of Thanksgiving Day - Return of Henrietta Polidore rescued from the Mormons - Judge Metcalfe and the Tomkins Arson Case Reive on Staten Island (Quaratine Buildings).


Telegrams from India from Secretary to the Government of India G. F. Edmonstone and also from H. L. Anderson in Central India.


Illustrated London News Editorial with ref. to Lord Napier.

The Court - Royal comings and Goings.

Country News mentions - The Birmingham Cattle and Poultry Show - Ronan and Saxon Antiquities Thrown Up By The Sea in Cheshire - Charles Mackay at the Saturday Evening Concerts - Two Gamekeepers Shot in Cheshire.

The Order of the Bath.

Captain Huish.

Swing Bridge at Port Adelaide.

Crystal Palace Bird Shows.

Preferments and Appointments in the Church. sleekburnc.

Wills include Major General The Right Hon. Lord Charles of Upper Belgrave Street and Conholt Park Andover (Son of the Duke of Wellington) - - Lieutenant General Sir Charles Felix Smith KCB late of Pendyffryn in Carnarvon and of Onslow Square Brompton - - Anthony Augustus Baron de Sternberg of New Burlington St.

Obituary of Eminent Persons - Lord Lyons - The Right Hon. Edmund Baron Lyons of Christchurh in Hants died at the Seat of His Son in Law, Arundel Castle Sussex.

Metropolitan News includes:

The Bishop of London at Bethnal Green.

Christian Missions to China and Japan.

Association for the Relief of the Poor of the City of London and the Parts Adjacent.

Meeting of the Royal Society

Metropolitan Tolls.

The Whittington Club.

One Hundred Felonies by One Man - Richard Barray an Irish Tailor

Court of Divorce - Marchmont v. Marchmont.

Whitechapel Ragged Schools and Church.

The Weather - Meteorological Observations at the Kew Observtory.

The MArkets - Prices of Bread - Linseed - Tea - Sugar - Hops - Tallow - Potatoes - etc.

The London Gazette - Bankrupts and Scotch Sequestrations - - Births and Death.

Dick Whittington.

Arundel Castle.

The Life Boats of The RNLI.

Marshall Vaillant's autobiography.

Fashions. sleekburnc. 0412



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.

10 pages (20 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. 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 two 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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Product Code 8490 (Wt. 300g)
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