1866 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Boiler Explosion Chatham TELEGRAPH CABLE (9831)

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The Illustrated London News

Original Antique Victorian Newspaper

DATED 1866

This first part of the description features a list of prints from engravings, from sketches, drawings etc (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include:

Austro-Prussian The Late War: A Sketch in the Volksgarten at Vienna (front page).

The late War: The King of Saxony at the Neue Welt, Hietzing, Near Vienna.

Soukoum Kaleh, Scene of the Conflict Between The Russians and The Circassians.

Napoleon Monument on The Battle Field of Leipsic - Info. Leipzig.

Market place and Rath-Haus, Leipsic, Saxony.

The Story of the Cross by Water Goodall From the Late Exhibition - Full page engraving.

The Late Naional Portrait Exhibition: Oliver Cromwell.

Making the steel wires for the Atlantic Telegraph Cable of 1865 - full page.

HMS Spiteful Towing The Disabled Spanish Frigate Resolucion into Port Stanley, Falkland Isles.

The Ship Rigged Life Boat Which Recently Crossed The Atlantic.

Sir Thomas Watson MD BART., President of The Royal College of Physicians.

Boiler Explosion in Chatham Dockyard Yesterday Week: Remains of the Boiler in The steam Hammer Shop - - Fragment of The Boiler Which Fell Between The Foundry and The Smithery.

Testimonial to Mr R. Griffin of Weymouth from The Poor Law Medical Officer.

The Atlantic Telegraph Expedition: The Albany Ship Buoying The Bight of the Cable of 1865 - Full page engraving (some light foxing or brown spots to this page).

The Eisteddfod or Welsh National Festival at Chester - Full page engraving (some light foxing or brown spots to this page).


Burlington House, Piccadilly.

The Colonnade, Burlington House.


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 Famine in Bengal.

Foreign and Colonial Intelligence.

The Public Health including Cholera numbers - Drainage and Sewage.

The Election Commissions - Bribery Commissions include Great Yarmouth - Reigate - Totnes - Lancaster.

The Court at Balmoral etc.

Law and Police.

Members Out of Parliament.

Echoes of The Week.

Full page article on .The Atlantic Telegraph Expedition. including The Reception in Newfoundalnd - The Finding of Last Years Cable - Manufacture of the Cable of 1865.

Our Old English Commons, Bridle Roads, and Free Footpaths.

Obituary of Eminent Persons inlcudes Sir Alexander Penrose Gordon Cumming, Bart of Altyre and Gordonstown, Elgin - - - Sir George Edward Pocock, Bart of Hart in the county of Durham died at his seat, The Priory, Christchurcyh, Hants - - Mr Serjeant James Manning her Majestys ancient Serjeant at Law died at his house 44 Phillimore Gardens, Campden Hill, Kensington - - - William Mathewson Hindmarsh Esq QC at Aix La Chapelle during his vacation tour - - - The Archdeacon of Chester, The Venerable Edward Woolnough died at Northenden - - - Sir Emanuel Felix Agar died at his town house 7 Stratford Place.

Wills and Bequests includes Right Hon. george Earl of Chesterfield - - - The Right Hon Sir James Wigram PC of Portland Place - - - Don Pedro Gonzales de Candamo of Lima in Peru - - - Jeremiah Pilcher Esq of Russell Square and Worthing.

And more.


12 Pages (24 sides); it measures 365 x 260 mm (14.25 x 10.25 ").The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound, some pages are loose. There is some age yellowing with some spotting. Some pages may have minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age. The engravings vary in size. There are no outer advertising pages/cover unless otherwise stated.No colour images unless otherwise stated.

Quotation or speech marks in the text signifies 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.

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 so if you are looking for something in particular in these pages PLEASE ASK. The process of the page numbering in The Illustrated London News issuescarry on from the previous week therefore do not start at number 1. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.

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Product Code 9831 (Wt. 300g) SORRY This item has been SOLD
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