1859 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Broome Wall St New York CORK MARKET Victorian Newspaper (7690)

Product code: 7690 (Wt. 300g)
BUTTER MARKET CORK IRELAND Magnetic Telegraph Office Threadneedle St London JOHN HUNTER ANATOMIST Charles Edward Trevelyan CARLISLE China Sketches NEW YORK WALL STREET BROADWAY BROOME ST John Hunter Anatomist


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:

Arrival of Neapolitan exiles at Paddington station -half page, front page, see scan.

St Simon's church Milner street Cadogan terrace, Upper Chelsea - near half page.

The Butter Market at Cork - near half page.

The prize design for a new post office to be erected in Melbourne Australia - full page.

The rebels or Taipings at Nankin opening fire reive upon the 'Lee' Gunboat - full page.

The British and Irish Magnetic telegraph company's offices Threadneedle street -full page (there is a small burn mark or stain to this page only affecting a small part of the border).

John Hunter from the painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Info. surgeon, anatomist.

Sir Charles edward Trevelyan the new governor general of Madras.

Risbridge Union Workhouse at Kedington Suffolk .

The fashions for april – 2 engravings in half a page.

The Hon F Lygon, MP for Tewkesbury, civil Lord of the admiralty - from a photograph by John Watkins.

Inauguration of the Steel Monument at Carlisle - near half page.

Sketches from China showing 2 engravings: Fixing Hair a la Teapot (a way of fashioning a hairstyle with a sort of gum) - near half age; Washing Linen (women beating linen against rocks in a stream) - near half page.

Full page entitled "Streets of New York" with two half page views:

Wall Street - a wonderful half page showing buildings either side of a wide street, barrels piled up, carts being loaded, and two ships berthed on the East River.

Broadway: The Store of Messieurs E. V. Haughwout and Co. - another hp engraving showing the shop on the corner of Broadway and Broome St with fashionable people, carriage, a delivery cart etc.

Chess problem by Mr S. Loyd. sleekburnc.

The Church of St John The Baptist Perth (Scotland).

Half page with 2 illustrations of monuments, individually entitled: Monument to Offices and Privates of the 90th Light Infantry (Perthshire volunteers) Who Fell in the Crimean War – Monument to Offices and Privates of the 49th Regiment Who Fell in the Crimean War (there are many names on this 2nd monument mostly illegible, but I suspect that in real life they could be read, but those visible in the illustration are: Maj. General H. W. Adams, Maj. T. N. N. Dalton, Major C. T. Powell, Major C. S. Glazbrook, Captain W. W. Maitland, Capt W. R. Corbett, Capt G. Rochfort, Lt and Adjutant A. S. Armstrong, Ensign C. Michell, Ensign A. F. Platt, Assistant Surgeon H. Beckwith).


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 working classes and the thinking classes.

News from France, Italy, USA, German diet, India China, Australia, Cape of Good hope etc.

Arrival of Neapolitan exiles at Paddington Station, London.

The European Congress.

London Mechanics institute.

St Simon's Church Upper Chelsea.

Obituary of Eminent Persons including: Countess of Harrowby of Grosvenor square – Vice Admiral Sir Henry Shiffner of Coombe Sussex – Archdeacon Walker King of Rochester and Stone in Kent – W K Loftus esq aboard the Tyburnia on passage home from India. – Mr Prendergast QC of Norwich – The Marquis of Waterford was killed after falling from his horse at Castle Morris Kilkenny.

Explosion at the Hounslow Powder Mills (a paragraph).

Theatres - The princess - The benefit for Mr Charles Kean - Henry V.

The mild winter of 1858 59 (a paragraph).

John Hunter.

The New Risbridge Union Workhouse.

Literature, with a review of: The Arts Connected with Architecture Illustrated by Examples in Central Italy From the 13th to the 15th Century By J. B. Waring.

Musical publications with mention of Balfe, Novello, Benjamin Wells, Herman Slater, Miel.

Sir Charles Edward Trevelyan.

War Instruments Sir William Armstrong.

The Hon. F. Lygon. c.keenlyside.

Inauguration of a Monument to Mr Steele at Carlisle.

Telegraph Station Threadneedle Street.

New Post Office Melbourne.

Fashions for April.

The Reform Bill adjourned debate.

Society of British Arts Suffolk street.

The Rebels at Nankin.

Sketches in China.

The Streets of New York.

Monument to Offices and Privates of the 49th Regiment.

The church of st John The Baptist Perth.sleekburnc. 0204


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 "One Penny" newspaper stamp appears at the top of the front page. The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound, there is age yellowing to the pages. There are no colour pages, or supplements 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.

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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Product Code 7690 (Wt. 300g)
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