Product code: 6590 (Wt.300g)
London Metropolitan Drainage Bazalgette CULVERS SURREY Boulevard des Italiens Paris COBDEN BANQUET ROCHDALE


The Illustrated London News

Original Victorian Newspaper

Dated 1859


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 front page is missing.

The Mothers Hope by J. W. Haynes in the Exhibition of the Art Union of London, Suffolk Street Gallery a mother bathing her baby.

the Seat of S. Gurney ESQ MP at Culvers, Surrey: Black Swans and Their Young.Keenlyside.

Main Drainage of the Metropolis: A Sectional View of Men Working on the Tunnels from Wick Lane, Near Old Ford, Bow - a half page engraving showing the workers on the London Metropolitan Board of Works Sewerage system with the engineers/supervisors in their top hats looking on. Joseph Bazalgette was the chief engineer of these works.

Entry of The Army of Italy into Paris: The Troops Passing Through The Boulevard Des Italiens from Reive a Sketch by M. Beauce - a double page engraving.

The Cobden Banquet at Rochdale - full page engraving. sleekburnc.

The Paris Fetes: The Army of Italy Defiling Miel Before The EMperor at the Place Vendome From a Drawing by M. Provost - a full page engraving

The Paris Fetes: An Oriental Jouse on the River Seine - a full page print from engraving.


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:

Wills and Bequests includes:

The Most Noble Henry De la Poer Beresford, Marquis of Waterford KP.

Henry William De La Poer Beresford (Peirse) Esq of Bedale Hall, Yorkshire.

Colin Campbell Physician General East India Company etc.

Obituary of Eminent Persons includes:

Lord Henry Seymour Conway died in Paris.

The Rev. Dr Frederick Barnes DD died at his lodgings in Christ Church.

Election Intelligence.

The Main Drainage of the Metropolis - with mention of Mr Bazalgette - Mr Moxon - Mr Cooper etc.

The Bible Printing Patent.

The Atlantic Telegraph Cable.

Metropolitan News:

Adjudication of Bankruptcy against John Edward Buller.

Trial of Dr Smethurst.

Opening of the Albert Institution.

Forsters Fete at the Crystal Palace.

The Strike and Lock Out and Meeting of the Committee of the Central Association of Employers.

The Main Drainage of The Metropolis.

The Court at Osborne etc.

A Visit ot Robinson Crusoe's Island - an account from the log book of the Golden Rocket, Captain Pendleton on an account of a visit to the Island of Juan Fernandez.

Progress of Llandaff Cathedral. c.keenlyside

Diminution of Rain.

Cheap Telescopes - letter to the editor from H. Hurst of Upper Clapton.

Naval and Military Intelligence includes The New Frigate Orlando etc.

Mister Cobden at Rochdale. Sleekburnc.

Perilous Voyage of the Indian Queen - an account by a passenger Mr Simeon T. Hardy, of Cork, telling of the striking of that ship on an iceberg.

The Italian Difficulty - From Our Correspondent in Italy, Turin and Florence.

The Farm.

HOlcus Saccharatus - Letter to the Editor from S. Dutton Green of Willingham Rectory, near Cambridge.

Trades Unions and Strikes.

Scientific News. sleekburnc. 2708


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

8 pages (16 sides). It measures 395 x 290 mm (15.5 x 11.25inches). The spine has been repaired with like paper and has small splits along edge; there is age yellowing to the pages. The front page is missing. 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. 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.

Ebay Member since August 2001

Antique and Vintage Prints, Maps & Ephemera - Newspapers, Magazines, Back Issues & Books.


- © (copyright) -


Condition Used
Product Code 6590 (Wt.300g)
Weight 0.3kg