1861 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Great Eastern TOOLEY ST SOUTHWARK Donati Comet 6901
1861 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Great Eastern TOOLEY ST SOUTHWARK Donati Comet 6901
1861 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Great Eastern TOOLEY ST SOUTHWARK Donati Comet 6901
1861 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Great Eastern TOOLEY ST SOUTHWARK Donati Comet 6901
1861 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Great Eastern TOOLEY ST SOUTHWARK Donati Comet 6901

1861 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Great Eastern TOOLEY ST SOUTHWARK Donati Comet 6901

Product code: (7901)
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SS Great Eastern Troops for Canada DONATIS COMET Chardstock Dorset SHERBORNE SCHOOL Florence Italy STIRLING MONUMENT London Zoo Zebra RICHARD BETHELL Abney Park Cemetery PLAN TOOLEY STREET SOUTHWARK Cottons and Hayes Warehouses NATHAN THOMPSON OF NEW YORK BOATBUILDING MACHINES

   

The Illustrated London News

Original Victorian Newspaper

Dated 1861

 

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:

 

Calling the Roll on Board the Great Eastern With Troops for Canada Shortly before Her Departure from the Mersey - front page half page (there are some dirty finger marks to this front page not really affecting the illustration).

The Comet.

St Andrews College and Industrial Schools Chardstock Dorset.

Hallsville schools Plaistow Built by the Victoria Dock Commission.

King's School Sherborne - half page.

Celebration at Florence of the 1st Italian National Festival - full page.

The National Wallace Monument, to Be Built on the Abbey Craig near Stirling - full page (very small brown stain to this illustration) - possibly drawn by R Paterson.

A Rest On The Type Road To The Fair by HB Willis.

Group of Animals At the Gardens of the Zoological Society - (from a drawing by what looks to be CB or JB Imsecker or JB Zwecker, the signature is difficult to make out) - full page (very small brown stain to this illustration).

Lord Westbury (Sir Richard Bethell), the new Lord Chancellor. c.keenlyside.

Swords of Scottish Heroes Exhibited Whilst Laying the Foundation Stone of the Wallace Monument at Stirling (the swords are listed at the bottom of the print as belonging to the following: Sir William Wallace - King Robert Bruce - Sir John de Graeme - Sir Richard Lundin - The Black Douglas - half page.

Funeral Of Mr Braidwood, The Late Chief of the London Fire Brigade, in Abney Park Cemetery - half page.

Laying the Foundation Stone of the Merchant Seamen's Orphan Asylum By Prince Consort - half page.

Small 'Plan of the Great Fire in Southwark.

The Great Fire in Southwark - a half page and two quarter page illustrations entitled individually: View from Cotton's Yard Showing Where Mr Braidwood Was Killed - Parts of Cotton's Wharf and Hayes Warehouse.

The Ruins of Cotton's Wharf As Seen from Tooley Street.

Departure of the Great Eastern from the Mersey With the Canadian Soldiers Embarking - full page.

The Comet As It Appeared on Tuesday Evening, at 11 O'clock, from near the South Western Railway Station New Brentford.

Page devoted to Thompson's Boatbuilding Machinery - with a half page illustration entitled Putting the parts together on the assembling form; followed by 3 smaller illustrations individually entitled: Bending And Giving the Ribs Their Proper Curvature - Plane Surfacer - For Keel Bearding and Rebating - For Giving the Plank Its Exterior and Interior Local Curve.

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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 Sick Man (Nicholas the late Emperor of Russia describing the Ottoman Empire).

Foreign and Colonial News from France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Austria, Prussia, Turkey.

Civil War in America with subheadings: - Belligerent Operations on Sea and Land - The Confederate States - Maryland and West Virginia - Washington - The Northern States.

the Comet (Donati's).

Metropolitan News with mention of: the Palm house in Kew Gardens - the annual meeting of the supporters of the Royal Society for the protection of life from fire

Law and Police mentioning: Mr Hills, Mr Laughton, the accident at Atherstone, Mr Brown an auctioneer in Glasgow, messrs Nicholson Pascal And Stone, Richard Fillingham, T. Reive, M. Miel, Leopold Baldacci, Champney Powell, Mister Lewis, Mr Buenaventura, at Clerkenwell police caught a woman named Ellen Connor charged with an attempt to murder her infant and also mentioning Lucy Stanley of payne Street Islington. sleekburnc.

St Andrews College and Industrial Schools Chardstock.

King's School Sherborne.

Animals Recently Received at the Zoological Gardens.

The New Lord Chancellor.

Funeral of Mr Braidwood.

Merchant Seamen's Orphan Asylum.

New School Church at Plaistow.

The National Wallace Monument.

Description of the Swords of Scottish Heroes.

Relics Of the past subheaded The Great Fires of London and Other Cities in Olden Time.

a rest On the Road to the Fair by HB Willis.

The Great Fire in Southwark.

Departure of the Great Eastern.

The Civil War in America.

the new Comet That.

Wills and bequests mentioning: - his grace and the most noble George Granville Sutherland Leveson Gower Duke of Sutherland - the Rev George Brodrick Rector of Titsy Godstone Surrey.

Obituary of Eminent Persons mentioning: - his Highness the Sultan Abdul Medjid Khan , Emperor of the Turks et cetera - the Right Honourable Robert Campbell Scarlett Baron Abinger Surrey - Sir John Patteson of Drinkstone Suffolk.

Scientific News mentioning: micrometers, Mr Clarence Morfit - The Earthquake at Mendoza - Augendre'sWhite Gunpowder - volcanic eruption in Africa, mentioning Capt R Playfair - Submarine Telegraphs mentioning messrs Wheatstone Fairbairn, Bidder, Clark, Varley, Saward, Stephenson, Brett - Theory of Lustre, Prof Rood.

Boatbuilding by Machinery (Mr Nathan Thompson Marine Engineer of New York). sleekburnc. 0607

 
CONDITION/DIMENSIONS

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.

Twelve pages (24 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 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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