Product code: 3790 (Wt range 301g)
Original Victorian Newspaper

Original Victorian Newspaper: WAR ITALY ALESSANDRIA Boulevard de Sebastopol Paris LAGO MAGGIORE Genoa ITALian SARDINIAN SOLDIERS UNIFORMS Kilkenny Elections Ireland SANTA MAURA LEFKADA GREECE Saltash Cornwall


The Illustrated London News

Original Victorian Newspaper

Dated 1859

12 pages (24 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 War in Italy: Reading the Emperor Napoleons Proclamation, A Street Scene in Paris - front page.

The Boulevard de Sebastopol, Paris.

Giorno Di Mercato, Luino, Lago Maggiore - painted by W Collingwood Smith - full page (light foxing, or brown spotting mainly to borders).

Italy: General View of Alessandria - an impressive half page high double page width Panoramic View, Drawn by S Read.

The War in Italy, Sardinian Troops Uniforms etc, including listed at the foot of the illustration: light cavalry, Genoese cavalry, Sapper, Bersaglieri, Chasseur, Royal Carabineer, Chevalier Tireur of Savoy - half page.

War in Italy: Austrian Troops Uniforms etc, reive including listed at the foot of the illustration: Soldiers of the line, Hussar, Volunteer Corps, Officer of Infantry, Hungarian Infantry.

The War in Italy: Genoa - near full-page, from a drawing by S Read.

War in Italy: Reception miel of the Zoaves at Genoa - near half page. sleekburnc.

Italy: The Old Mole Gate, Genoa - near half page from a drawing by S. Read (some staining to the bottom of this page only affecting the border).

Reading the Emperor Napoleons War Proclamation at Lyons.

Proclamation Day: The Palace de la Concorde Paris - near half page (some staining to the bottom of this page only affecting the border).

Testimonials Presented to Mister R. N. Phillips.

Lola Montes.

Page devoted to the Opening of The Cornwall Railway, with 2 near half page engravings entitled:

Inauguration of The Albert Viaduct at Saltash by the Prince Consort.

Departure of HRH Prince Albert in The Vivid Steamer Passing under the viaduct at Saltash.

An Election Scene at Kilkenny, from a drawing by E. Fitzpatrick (full page).

Chess problem by Signor Aspa. c.keenlyside.

British Protestant Church in Course of Erection at Nice - near half page.

New Canal and Town of Santa Maura, One of The Ionian Islands - Info. Lefkada Greece (some very light brown spotting or foxing to this illustration).


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 New Parliament.

Foreign and colonial News.

The New Parliament.

Foreign and colonial News.

News From Our Own Correspondent in Italy.

Metropolitan News - Various

Country News includes: Suspected Poisoning atRichmond Surrey of a Miss Banks by Dr Smethurst - Dinner for Sir William Armstrong at Newcastle - Excavations at Wroxeter

Literature - Books Reviewed include: The Law Relating to the Roemoval of Nuisances Injurious to Health by William Cunningham Glen - Davenport Dunn by Charles Lever - Six Years in Russia by an English Lady (info. Mary Ann Pellew Smith) - A Decade of Italian Women by T. A. Trollope - plus various magazines reviewed.

Paris Improvements of the Boulevard de Sebastopol

The Court - Royal Comings an dGoings.

ILN Editorial.

Reuters Telegrams.

The War; Notes on the War.

Austrian Ports in the Adriatic.

Austrian and Sardinian Armies.

Theatres with mention of Jules Samson - New Adelphi - Mister J. L. Toole - Miss Billington - M. Reive - Charles Selby - St Marins Hall and Miss Glyn's Reading.

Music: Covent Garden Royal Italian Opera - Madame Clara Schumann and M. Jules Stockhausen - New Philharmonic Concert Dr Wylde , Signor Andreoli - Royal Italian Opera Concerts at Crystal Palace with mention of Mme Grisi; Mlle Lotti; Mme Didiee etc - Mme Pussi.

The Farm.

National Sports.

The Markets - prices of wheat, Linseed, Hops, Coal, Grain etc.

London Gazette.

Occulation of Saturn.

MOnetary Transactions of the Week From Our City Correspondent

The Theatre of War - Routes of the French Troops to Piedmont - Statistics of Italy - Sardinian Generals - Austrian Generals - Camp of th Turcos - Sardinian and Railways, and Bridge at Buffalora - Position of the Fench and Sardinian Armies.

Changes in Parliament.

Election at Kelkenny.

Opening of the Cornwall Railway: Inauguration of the Albert Viaduct at Saltash

Obituary of Eminent Persons includes His Grace Francis Godolphin D'Arcy D'Etrcy Osborne, Duke of Leeds - Alexander Von Humboldt died at Berlin - Dr Dionysius Lardner died at Naples - Mr C. R. Leslie RA distinguished artist and author.

Advertising. sleekburnc. 1405


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

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.

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Product Code 3790 (Wt range 301g)
Weight 0.31kg