1859 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS David Sassoon Mansion Bombay SUNBURY VIADUCT Victorian Newspaper (0790)

Product code: 0790 (Wt. Range 301g)
Original Victorian Newspaper

Victorian Newspaper ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS 1859: David Sassoon Sans Souci Mansion Bombay SPEAKERS MORNING ROOM WESTMINSTER Sikandar Bagh Lucknow SUNBURY VIADUCT MELBOURNE Chinese Village Elder


The Illustrated London News

Original Victorian Newspaper

Dated 1859

Eight pages (16 sides).


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 Speakers Levee, in the Morning Room of His Residence at The New Palace of Westminster - front page showing The Speaker of the House of Commons Official Residence.


The Secundrabagh Lucknow - info. Sikandar Bagh.

Lucknow: The Bailey Guard Gate.

Scene from Henry The Fifth at the reive Princess Theatre, Henry V Entering London After the Battle of Agincourt - full page

The Friend in Need By Miss Soloman in the Flatou Exhibition.

Sheep in Landscape, Brittany by Rosa Bonheur.

A young girl plucking flowers in miel a churchyard painted by T. Roberts.

Travelling in China, A Midday Halt. c.keenlyside.

China: Paddy Stacks.

China: The Village Elder Can Haou.

Sans Souci, Near Bombay, Gateway of the Mansion Decorated for The Occasion of Lord Elphinstones Visit - nr half page engraving; info. the mansion of David Sassoon the well known wealthy Jew merchant of Bombay and China.... - Byculla.

The Victorian Government Railways Australia: Laying The First Stone of Jacksons Creek Viaduct nr Sunbury- half page engraving from a drawing by J. D.Stone showing the scene with H. Smith General Store in the foreground.



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 Late Parliament.

Foreign and Colonial News.

Metropolitan News.

Sketches in Parliament.

Visit of Prince Alfred to Jerusalem.

The Theatres.

The Court - Royal Comings and Goings.

Imperial Parliament: Porogation of Parliament - The Queens Speech etc.

Advertising. sleekburnc. 2304


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.

There is no colour supplement. 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 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 0790 (Wt. Range 301g)
Weight 0.31kg