Product code: 2790 (Wt. 300g)


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:


Turin, the Seat of The Sardinian Monarchy (front page).

The Late Madame Bosio.

The May Garland By Harrison Weir - ladies and children tending to a beautiful cottage garden - near full page.

The Trumpeter by John Gilbert - full page.

Marie ANtoinette Listening to The Act of Accusation The Day Before Her Trial by E. M. Ward - Large half page.

The New Steam Frigate "Mersey" 40 Guns - wonderful full page.

The Virgin Adoring The Infant Saviour by Ghirlandajo.

The Bluecoat Boys at The Mansion House on Easter Tuesday.

Departure of French Troops for taly, A French Regiment on The Line Leaving te Prince Eugene Barracks, Paris - half page.

Zouaves Quitting Miel Versailles by Torchlight - half page.

LARGE - Map of Northern Italy, The Seat of The War - with Corsica. A wonderful double page Pullout with a small inset picture of Turin.

Mdle. Lotti, Prima Donna At The Royal Italian Opera.

Junglar - The Fighting Tiger of The Late King of Oude.



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 Three Manifestos.

Foreign and Colonial News.

The Revolution in Tuscany.

Demonstrations at Rome

Metropolitan News.

The Cape of Good Hope.


Angiolina Bosio.

Literature: book reviews including A Years Campaigning in India by Captain Medley - A Popular History Of America by Mary Howitt - Memoirs Of Bartholomew Fair by Henry Morley - Popular Tales From The Norse by George Webb Dasent

Will of the late Marquis of Bristol Frederick William

The London Hospital

Preservation of life from Shipwreck (RNLI)

Cambridge asylum for Soldiers Widows

The Talking Fish

Christs Hospital Newgate street

Laying the corner stone of St Phillip's (Hulme)

The seat of War in Italy

Departure of Frech Troops for Sardinia

The Fighting Tiger

Naval and Military

Obituary of Eminent Persons includes Sir Isaac Lyon Goldsmid, Bart of St Johns Lodge, Regents Park - Sir Harry Dent Goring of Highden Sussex - Mr Charles Barry Baldwin at Paris - Arthur Abercromby Esq of Glassaugh, Banffshire.

The New Parliament - a list of Members Returned For the Boroughs of England and Wales.

Working Women.sleekburnc. 0405


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 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 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.

IMPORTANT: If the newspaper is over 250g and you choose International Economy postage from the UK, Royal Mail AIM to deliver within two weeks to Western Europe, four weeks to Eastern Europe, and eight weeks outside Europe and ROW; please be aware these times are NOT guaranteed and are approx.

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Condition Used
Product Code 2790 (Wt. 300g)
Weight 0.3kg