Product code: 4Jun1859 (7790) 3Jul17 Redone

Original Victorian Newspaper: GARIBALDI Cafe Chantant Marseilles EMPEROR NAPOLEON Osborne House Isle of Wight Victoria Albert ROYAL FAMILY Sailing War Ships ALESSANDRIA ITALY


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:

The War: Florence from the Boboli Gardens - Drawn by Macquoid - half front page.

Bashi Bazouks Playing at Chess - by Alexandre Bida.

Ancient Sceptre found in Lucknow.

The War: Reception of the Emperor Napoleon in the place Royale At Alessandria - From a Sketch by A J Beauce - full page.

The War - Farewell Concert to French soldiers at Cafe Chantant, Marseilles - From a Sketch by MS Morgan - full page showing soldiers/officers having a good time.

The Royal Family at Osborne - From a Photograph by Caldesi and Montecchi (those present in the photograph are listed beneath the engraving as: Prince Alfred, the Prince consort, Princess Helena, Princess Alice, Prince Arthur, Queen Victoria with the infant Princess Beatrice, Princess Royal, Princess Louisa, Prince Leopold, Prince of Wales) - wonderful full page engraved from a photograph by Caldesi and Motecchi.

The War: Piedmontese Vidette - from a sketch by M Beauce - near a half page showing a north Italian sentry or soldier.

The War: Sardinians cutting down trees in the vicinity of Alessandria, Italy - sketch by MS Morgan - near a half page.

General Garibaldi -full page portrait on horseback. .

Illustrations of a Remarkable Hailstorm (which occurred over Beeston Observatory near Nottingham).

Bath and West of England Agricultural Show at Barnstaple, from a sketch by G Townsend - a half page.

the Channel fleet in Portland roads from a drawing by C Royle (naming Blenheim 60, Termagant 25, Hero 90 ?, Mersey 40, Liffey 50 ?, James Watt 90 ?, Algiers 91 - the rest of the fleet is listed in the article and the numbers of guns are all clear however where I have written ? above, indicates that the ink beneath the print has faded and the numbers are no longer completely legible).

Capture of Austrian merchantmen By the Boat of the French Squadron - full page.

chess problem by RB Wormald of Oxford. sleekburnc.

Mister H Dorling Clerk of the Course at Epsom - from a photograph by Spencer Baugh.

Bridge over the Doveria at Crevola, Forming Part of the Greater Military Road over The Simplon into Italy.


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:

Foreign and Colonial News from: France, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Prussia, Saxony, Naples, Cape of good Hope.

Death notice for Mr Richard Crawshay the well-known ironmaster.

The War - Garibaldi's dash into Lombardy

Passage of the Sesia, at Palestro, by the Piedmontese - Defeat of the Austrians.

the French at Novara.

Scientific News including mentions of: - fine disease - ice crystals with Dr Tyndall - chemical matches without phosphorus M Canouil - application of electricity to embroidery M Martin De Brette - Selenium and Tellurium, Prof Raphael Napoli - Application of Electricity to Military Purposes M Grenet - Madrepores, Mrs Thynne Mr P H Gosse - Tomb of Amasis - Newly Invented Safety Lamp for Miners, Mr SS Kenrick - Ossiferous Caverns and fissures of Devonshire, William Pengelly.

Literature, with reviews of: - Fiji and the Fijians by Alexander Heylin - Manual of Practical Gardening by George Glenny - The Horse and His Master by Vere de Hunt - The Man of Fortune by Albany Fonblanque - Hudibras by H G Bohn - Schools Perspective By J R Dicksee - A New Classical Lexicon of Biography Mythology and Geography, by Thomas Swinburne Carr.

Bashi Bazouks Playing Chess.

Curious Emblem of Eastern Sovereignty (Sceptre discovered at Lucknow).

Metropolitan News including mentions of: - The Late Fire and Loss of Life in Lime Street - love and suicide (naming Frederick Schrader Mary Ann Gibbs) - Sale of the Corporation Banqueting Barge - Trading Morality - the great Eastern - Westminster School - The British and Foreign Antislavery Society - London library - the governesses Benevolent Institution miel - The Society of Arts - Cambridge Asylum - Sailors Orphan Girls School and Home - The Queen Versus the Rev WW Roberts.

Derby day.

Bath and West of England Agricultural Society.


Wills and bequests: Col. Charles Fitzgerald.

Handel Commemoration at the Crystal Palace.

Royal family at Osborne.

Mr Colliers Annotated Folio Shakespeare.

Piedmontese Vidette.

Reception of the Emperor Napoleon at Alessandria.

The Sardinians Cutting down Trees.

Scene at a Cafe Chantant Marseilles.

country news including: The Opening of the East Suffolk Railway - the mysterious death at Ramsgate mentioning Frederick Mattern - Suicide of an Officer at Shorncliffe, Thomas George Keogh.

General Garibaldi.

a remarkable hailstorm.

The Red Sea Telegraph.

The Atlantic Telegraph.

Obituary of Eminent Persons: Ferdinand King of the Two Sicilies and Jerusalem etc. - Vice Admiral William Stanhope Lovell - her Grace Susan Euphemia Duchess Dowager of Hamilton and Brandon.

Destruction of the Ship Dalriada by Fire (Captain Ewing).

Woodcarvings by Perry.

Signor Gatti's Collection of Sculpture.

Visit Of the Grand Duke Constant reive Time to Jerusalem.

The Channel Fleet at Portland.

capture of Austrian Merchant Vessels.

Outdoor Amusements.

A New Chess Prodigy (Mr Kolisch).

Mr Henry Dorling.

The Sandwich Islands.

the French reformed Church.

bridge at Crevola.

Military Forces of the Germanic Confederation. sleekburnc. 0406


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

The four digit number in brackets in title is for my reference only.

12 pages (24 sides). It measures 395 x 290 mm (15.5 x 11.25). 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. 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 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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Product Code 4Jun1859 (7790) 3Jul17 Redone
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