1859 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Christmas WASHINGTON IRVING James Ward RA Victorian Newspaper (8001)

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CHRISTMAS Washington Irving Death JAMES WARD ARTIST Saltaire Church


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:


Schamyl - small engraving on front page. Info. Imam Shamil of Dagestan was an Avar political and religious leader of the Muslim tribes of the Northern Caucasus.

Carting Faggots For Christmas: A Scene at Chessington near Epsom - Front page by J. Jessop Hardwick

Christmas Books: The Arrow Maker and His Daughter - - Hiawatha and Minnehaha.

Christmas in The Baronial Hall in The Olden Time by J. Gilbert - Full page engraving.

Christmas Masque at the Court of Charles 2 by J Gilbert - lovely double page illustration.

Utopian Christmas By Miss Florence Claxton - Full page engraving of a christmas scene.

The Late James Ward Esq RA. sleekburnc.

Cattle Piece by James Ward RA - Engraving of different types of cattle and sheep - near half page.

Christmas Eve: The Woodman's Cottage by E. M. Wimperis - a snowy scene on the front cover of the Christmas supplement.

Christmas on the Seashore - A Wreck, by E Duncan - half page.

Christmas at the Manor House by G Dodgson - half page.

The Angels Serenade from a picture by Theodor Mintrop - full page.

Christmas: The Cottage Door by Birket Foster - Full page.

Christmas: The Hall door By S Read - full page.

the Last Night of The Mistletoe by J. Godwin - half page.

Christmas Amusements, A Charade - half page.

Christmas in The Saxon Times by H Courbold - full page

Going to the Christmas Party by Harrison Wier (coach and horses scene) - Full page.

Words and Music to a Waltz Going to The Christmas Party - Full page of sheet music.

Sunnyside, on the Hudson, The Residence of the Late Washington Irving - - Canonbury House, Islington - - New Congregational Chapel, Newport Monmouthshire - (small engravings)

The Straw yard at Christmas.

Congregational Church at Saltaire - half page.



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:


Christmas 1859.


Obituary of Eminent Persons including:

Washington Irving.

Rt Hon Henry Fitzroy of Brighton.

The Rev Richard Board of Westerham Kent.

Wills and Bequests:

Rt. Hon. George Child Villiers, Fifth Earl of Jersey of Berkeley Sq. London etc.

Rt. Hon. George Augustus Frederick, Sixth Earl of Jersey.

Hon. Mountstuart Elphinstone of Hookwood Limpsfield nr Godstone, Surrey.

Foreign and Colonial News: France, Italy, United States of America.

Garibaldi and His Address to the Ladies of Italy.

Town and Table Talk on Literature, Art etc. reive

Country News (small items of news):

John Quins, a Toffee and Spice Seller, Tried at Liverpool for Killing a Little Girl, Mary Crook of Burnely (approx 120wds)

Altrincham and Bowdon Literary Institution (approx 150wds).

Destruction by Fire of teh American Ship Sea Belle in Bristol Harbour (approx 120wds).

Fatal Accidents at Liverpool; fire at the spirit rectifying reive establishment Messrs Preston and Co at Vernon St. (approx 270 wds).

And more.

The Court - Royal Comings and Goings, Queen Victoria, Albert Prince Consort etc.

MOnetary Transactions of the Week From Our City Correspondent.

The London Gazette: War Office and Admiralty Appointments - Bankrupts and Scotch Sequestrations mieletc.

Births Marriages and Deaths

Christmas Books: The Song of Hiawatha.

The Late James Ward. c.keenlyside

The Christmas Supplement, with lots of poems, songs and games.

The Congregational Chapel Newport.

Canonbury House.

Sunnyside on the Hudson.

A Fall Six Times the Depth of Niagara (Gairsoppa falls near Honore India).

Congregational church at Saltaire.

and lots more.sleekburnc. 2412


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.

19 pages (38 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 is one page missing, so 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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